I bought a bag of limes and decided to leave them out on the table in a bowl after the last bag dried out in the fridge. They also dried out super-fast in a very few days. Should I keep them in a plastic bag? I don't live in a very dry climate. Thanks!

  • How do you intend to use the limes? If you're just juicing them, you could freeze the juice, for example.
    – Batman
    Jun 5, 2016 at 18:18
  • (properly) dried limes are still usable - en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dried_lime
    – thrig
    Jun 6, 2016 at 14:00

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Cook's Illustrated recommends storing lemons in the fridge in a tightly sealed ziptop bag with the excess air removed. I would imagine that the same applies to limes. As I understand it, the idea is to prevent air circulation in order to reduce the rate of dehydration.

Ref at thekitchn.com

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