Prevent molding Berries! Swish Berries around in a solution with 1 part vinegar to 10 parts water to prevent molding. Rinse with water if desired, but you can't taste vinegar. Drain and let air dry on paper towel. Store raspberries up to 1 week and strawberries up to 2 weeks. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit.
Make and Store a Salad that Will Stay Fresh and Crisp All Week Long. This trick of putting a paper towel in with your salad lettuce will keep it fresh all week long. The paper towel will absorb the moisture, which is the culprit for wilting lettuce.