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How to properly store fruits + veggies... what belongs on the counter or in the fridge...

Kitchen Tip: How to Keep Bananas Fresh! ~ at TheFrugalGirls.com ~ this simple little trick works like a charm! #banana #thefrugalgirls

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When your basil bounty is wilting before your eyes: store cuttings bouquet-style in a jar of water until ready to use.

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.

Because you've always wondered how to store onions.

How To Store Your Groceries - where to store, how to wrap, and how long all kinds of food will keep

  • Rachel Bowler

    Is it really good to wrap in foil if you're going to freeze these products? I'm not quite sure.

  • Melanie Parker Lukascewicz

    FYI if you put a cut avocado in a mason jar it will stay good for like 5 days as apposed to 1

Learn how to peel fresh tomatoes | How To Make The Best Tomato Sauce.. My mother in-law used to freeze her extra roma tomatoes and when we needed any for sauces we would just pop out how many we needed and drop them in boiling water for several seconds..

Make it easier to eat fresh! -- How to keep different kinds of food fresh for longer!