Hawkins reminds listeners that if apples are not going to be eaten right away, they should be stored in the refrigerator, which stops the ripening process and keeps them crisp. If stored on the counter top apples will ripen 7-10 times faster.
If you have a sweet tooth and would like to give to a local charity then you should join with LFN and Cake by purchasing a cupcake or two. Or even a couple dozen. Keep reading for more details from Chad Hasty.