How to correctly store produce, from Apples to Zucchini. Most of your produce will last weeks longer. Vegetables Storage, Fun Recipe, Stores Fresh, Food Storage, Fruit And Veggies, Farmers Marketing, Stores Vegetables, Preserves Fruitsveggi, Stores Produce
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Hopefully this will help keep fruit and veggies from going bad too early. Smart things here. I have practiced many of these most of my life. I will add Tomatoes. I do not refrigerate them ever. I have a hanging basket in the kitchen for my tomatoes and if I cut it I eat the entire tomato then and there. They act of chilling a whole or cut tomato sucks the flavor away immediately.
How to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh ------------------ Countertop Storage Tips......... Refrigerator Storage Tips>>> PRODUCE -- Keep in perforated (holey) plastic bags in the produce drawer of the refrigerator. Keep fruits & vegetables separate, in different drawers, cause ethylene can build up in the fridge, causing spoilage. HERBS - (& asparagus), snip off the ends, store upright in glass of water (like flowers in a vase) & cover w/ plastic bag.
"The Eat Seasonably Calendar" helps you select fruits & veggies that are in season ♥ They usually taste better & are a better value... and are usually better for the environment too! ♥ (if you click on the picture it will take you to a cool interactive seasonal fruit & veggie wheel!)