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Sometimes when I buy oranges or grapefruits I find out that they are rather unripe when I get them home. How do I ripen them?

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I had this question myself long ago. Asking & answering here for the record. –  hobodave Jul 9 '10 at 20:10

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You don't.

Citrus fruits, unlike most other fruits, do not ripen after being picked from the tree.

The only solution is to be proactive and not buy unripe citrus.

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