Whole mango

How Long Do Mangoes Last?

You’ve bought some mangoes for the first time. You started unpacking them and realized you don’t know much that about this fruit. How long do mangoes last? If that’s your experience, don’t worry. Mangoes are quite similar to other tropical fruit, like avocados or papayas. If you know a thing or two about either, everything […]

Frozen watermelon pieces

Can You Freeze Leftover Watermelon?

You have some leftover watermelon, and you know you won’t finish it before it goes bad. You don’t want it to go to waste, though. Can you freeze watermelon? Going through an entire watermelon usually takes at least a couple of days. Often more. Even if we buy halves or quarters, that’s often too much […]

How To Freeze Oranges (with Pictures)

We don’t freeze fresh fruit often. But if you have a bunch of oranges you don’t want to go to waste, you’ve probably asked yourself: can you freeze oranges? If you’re like me and often buy fruit by the bag, instead of thinking about how much you need, sooner or later you’ll end up with […]

Plums in hand

Do Plums Go Bad?

Fresh locally grown plums are available only for a couple of months every year. And when they’re in season, they’re cheap, so it’s tempting to go overboard when buying. But before you take advantage of those prices, make sure you know all the basics about storage, shelf life, and spoilage of plums. If you need […]


Do Cranberries Go Bad?

When you start seeing fresh cranberries in the produce aisles of the grocery stores you frequent, you know they’re in season. And it’s all too easy to buy one bag too many when they look so fresh and yummy, and the price is reasonable. If you’ve bought more cranberries than you need, you need to […]

Bowl of blackberries

Do Blackberries Go Bad?

Blackberries are in season, and you’ve bought one package too many on the farmer’s market. Now you’re wondering how to store them, so they don’t go bad that quickly. Or maybe you already know that you have way too much blackberries on hand, and you’re looking into freezing them. Either way, we’ve got you covered. […]

Pile of cherries

Do Cherries Go Bad?

Cherries are in season, and you went a bit overeager when you saw that sale on the farmer’s market. You know these sweet and tart fruits go bad quite quickly but aren’t sure exactly how long they last, or what’s the best way of storing them. Now you’re looking for tips on how to make […]

Strawberry in hand

Do Strawberries Go Bad?

Strawberries are in season only for a couple of months every year, but when they are, they are cheap and plentiful. And if you find a good deal on them in the farmer’s market or one of those strawberry stands, it’s easy to buy way too much. If you brought home twice as many strawberries […]

Orange in hand

Do Oranges Go Bad?

Bought a few too many oranges and not sure how long will they last? Know that oranges go bad, but not certain how to tell if the fruit is bad already? No worries, we’ve got your back. In this article, we cover everything you need to know about storage, shelf life, and going bad of […]

Kiwi in hand

Does Kiwi Go Bad?

Bought a bunch of kiwis and not sure how to store them or how long do they last? Or perhaps you think that your hard-to-the-touch kiwifruit has gone bad, but you want to know for sure. Either way, it seems like you’re looking for info on kiwifruit’s storage guidelines, shelf life, and signs of spoilage. […]