How to choose, prepare, and store Limes.
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Buying Limes

Look for:
limes that are brightly colored, have smooth skin and are heavy for their size.

limes that are soft, have blemishes and are shriveled.

Seasonality: All year; peak season May through August

Storing Limes

Refrigerate limes for up to 10 days for peak flavor. Lime wedges or slices can be refrigerated in a plastic bag up to 5 days. Freeze lime juice for up to 4 months.

Preparing Limes

Wash limes before slicing.

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