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Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados

I have been storing some of these all wrong...How to store fruits and vegetables so they won't rot... Example - Celery: wrap it in tin foil - will stay crisp in the fridge for weeks.

Frugal Meals for Kids: Cheap Snack and Lunch Ideas

When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria on the surface. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.

Did you know a Parmesan cheese lid fits a regular lid canning jar? 26 tips & tricks to simplify your life!

Cooking tips everyone should know

Add baking soda to the water when you hard boil eggs. It raises the pH of the water and makes them easier to peel by reducing the albumen's ability to stick to the shell. Nice tip!