Michigan State University Extension
Preserving Food Safely - 01600668


     Nuts  keep  best in their shells  in  dark,  cool,  dry

     Store  shelled  nuts in the refrigerator or freezer  in
moisture-proof containers.                                  

     Allow newly shelled nuts to dry for 2 to 3 days  before
refrigerating  to  prevent mold growth.   Freeze for  longer

     Whole nutmeats keep better than chopped or ground.     

     Unsalted and blanched nuts keep longer than salted.    

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