I'm thinking freeze when you only want half the avocado. Another pinner wrote: Freeze avocados once they’re ripe! Great for when they go on sale, or when you need an avocado and they’re all too firm at the store. They keep for MONTHS this way! Who knew?
Take your bananas apart when you get home from the store. If you leave them connected at the stem, they ripen faster. Store your opened chunks of cheese in aluminum foil. It will stay fresh much longer and not mold. Peppers with 3 bumps on the bottom.
Flip the bell peppers over to check their gender. The ones with 4 bumps are female and those with 3 bumps are male. The female peppers are full of seeds, but sweeter and better for eating raw. The males are better for cooking. Never knew!
Good tip when making your hard boiled eggs. Add baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off. By adding tsp of baking soda to the water it will make the egg shell easier to peel.
Freeze & Preserve Fresh Herbs in Olive Oil — Tips from The
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.
Cleaning fruit_fill sink with water_add 1 C. vinegar_mix_add all fruit and soak for 10 minutes_water will be dirty and fruit will sparkle with no wax or dirty film_great for Berries too as it keeps them from molding
Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados. For a perfectly ripe avocado, start with these tips: First, find a good candidate by selecting avocados that are a very dark green without any obvious indents or smooshy parts. It should be heavy and firm.