How should cucumbers be stored?

Judy Caplan
Nutrition & Dietetics
Cucumbers should be stored in the refrigerator crisper drawer. If cucumbers are uncut and waxed they will last in the refrigerator for about one week. Unwanted waxed cucumbers should be checked often for signs of decay. Cut up cucumbers should be tightly wrapped in plastic wrap and used within a day or two of purchase.

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