Tired of throw away wilted or spoiled food? To help you a few tips on storing the usual vegetables and fruits
How to store fruits and vegetables
CUT OFF TOPS OF ROOT VEGETABLES
Did you know that the tops of carrots, beets, horseradish, turnip, etc. during storage continues to suck the juice from the vegetable? Cut ruthlessly, and vegetables do not wither. The tops can be used in salads or soup. Well, if its the taste you don’t like, remove it, cook the broth.
LEMONS IN WATER
Store the lemons in a container or jar of water and they will delight you with its elasticity and freshness. Easy!
“IS THERE LIFE AFTER DEATH?” — ASKS BOILED POTATOES
Boiled potatoes, for which there was a line of household, after storage in the fridge can be baked in the oven with oil, garlic and rosemary.
STORE APPLES SEPARATELY
Apples can be great for taste and color, but to lead a quiet guerrilla activity. Silently, quietly, without waving hands and attracting attention, they release ethylene gas that accelerates ripening (and spoiling) the neighbors vegetable tray.
CHEESE AND SOUR CREAM UPSIDE DOWN
Realizing that the cheese or sour cream you now will not eat, flip the package upside down. Of course, making sure the lid is firmly attached to the glass. So you add a couple of days to the normal shelf life of 7-10 days. The explanation is simple: it reduces the growth of lactic acid bacteria, which will begin slightly to gasp in a cavity between the bottom of the beaker and product.
STORE STRAWBERRIES IN A SINGLE LAYER
Literally. Keep dry, not washed strawberries in a single layer without a lid. You’d be surprised how much longer it will be.
BEANIE FOR BANANAS
Divide the bunch of bananas and wrap each tail in cling film, and then they will not be peresevat too fast.
WHITE BREAD WILL SAVE YOUR COOKIES FROM DRYING
Baked from the heart? I’m afraid that’s gonna get stale? Put a slice of white bread in the box with your crispy biscuits and it will soak up the moisture before they.
STORE MEAT IN THE COLDEST PARTS OF THE REFRIGERATOR
Sounds weird, but it’s true. The meat on the bottom shelf and the far wall of the fridge lived the longest. This is the best place for chilled meat, unless you have a special compartment for the storage of meat.
Storing vegetables and fruits: avocado, onion
No, it’s not a salad recipe. Half avocado not to darken within a couple of days if you put in one container with a cut onion.
APPLES AND POTATOES — BROTHERS FOREVER
Remember our ethanol guerrillas apples? So, in the case of potatoes the ethanol protects the tubers from sprouting. Keep them together.
BOUQUET OF PARSLEY
The greens will not wilt for a long time if treat her like a flower is to prune the roots and put in a jar with water. The tip of the bundle wrap with plastic wrap so the moisture does not evaporate, and put in the fridge.
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