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    What’s the best way to store fresh produce? Do you ever buy fresh fruits and vegetables, toss them into the produce drawer and forget about them? Then a few days later you open the drawer only to discover that it’s all spoiled? (‘Fess up, because I know I’m not the only one….) There’s a proper …
    January 25, 2012

    How to store produce properly, from Apple to Zucchini

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    PREP OF FRUITS BEFORE STORING Works! My strawberries usually would last only a week, but after this they lasted 2.5!!) 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--keeps them from molding.

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    Lots of great ideas/tips! 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 are sweeter and better for eating. Peppers with 4 bumps on the bottom are firmer and better for cooking. Add a teaspoon of water when frying ground beef. It will help pull the grease away from the meat. ...

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    Must remember this.... 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....IT'S LIKE MAGIC!!!

    Drop a strawberry in & watch the champagne fizz.

    Veggie Racks are an ideal way to store your root vegetables and pumpkins or squash. They are best kept in a dark, cool part of your home however.

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    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.

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    Great for berries too, as it keeps them from molding. do this with strawberries, and they will last for weeks!. The taste does not change.

    Ways to make your produce last

    Storing yogurt, sour cream, and cottage cheese upside down makes them last up to one week longer!