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Use boiling water instead of tap water to make clear ice. Great for putting fruit, herbs, flowers, etc.
Incredible Kitchen Trick – Keep Water from Boiling Over... You just have to keep the wooden spoon sitting on top of the pot so make sure that you get a spoon that has a relatively long handle. Then, Voila! No more messy boil overs to deal with.
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.