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Here's Five Ways To Make Fruit Ripen Faster When You Just Can't Wait To Eat It

Basically for when your avocados are rocks.

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Everyone's experienced it. The pain-staking waiting game when your avocados are too hard to cut into. Fear not! These easy fruit-ripening hacks will save the day!

Green bananas? Throw them in a bag with a tomato or an apple to speed up the ripening process!

Materials:

A bunch of bananas

1 apple OR 1 tomato

1 paper bag

Instructions:

Place the apple or tomato in the paper bag with the bunch of bananas.

Store bag on counter overnight or until ripened to taste.

Enjoy!

Rock hard avocados make us cry, too. Luckily, you don't have to wait anymore to cut into all that creamy goodness.

Materials:

Avocado

Aluminum foil

Instructions:

Wrap the avocado in aluminum foil.

Place the wrapped avocado on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 minutes at 200°F/90° C.

Enjoy!

As the weather gets warmer, you just CAN'T wait to cut into that juicy mango. We know the feeling. All you need is rice to speed up the process!

Materials:

Mango

Container

Rice

Instructions:

Place the mango/s in a container.

Cover fully with rice.

Store on counter 1-3 days or until ripened to taste.

Enjoy!

Eating pineapple that isn't ripe yet is like eating the core. Wrap it in plastic wrap to speed up the ripening process!

Materials:

Pineapple

Plate

Plastic Wrap

Instructions:

Cut off the top of the pineapple.

Place pineapple on a plate, with the cut side down.

Cover in plastic wrap.

Place in fridge 1-3 days or until ripened to taste.

Enjoy!

Stone fruit are actual stones when they're unripe. Wrap your plums and peaches in a kitchen cloth in order until they're sweet enough to eat!

Materials:

Peaches and/or plums

2 cloths (linen or cotton)

Instructions:

Place the peach and/or plum stem side down on the cloth.

Cover completely with a second cloth.

Store on the counter for 1-3 days or until ripened to taste.

Enjoy!