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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.

KEEPING BERRIES FROM GOING MOLDY! one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump berries into mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria

Cold Water & 1 tsp of Salt Keeps Sliced Apples from Turning Brown

How to keep apples from turning brown after slicing them for a party or snack. no lemon juice! Add 1 tsp of salt to full container of cold water.keeps apples fresh and crisp but does not change the taste like lemon juice does!

Make strawberries last longer: Mix one part vinegar with 10 parts water (e.g. 5 cups water to 1/2 cup vinegar). The vinegar kills the mold spores that are already growing on the berries so it lengthens the shelf life! Soak them for 2 minutes and drain them. Wash out the original container and store them back in it because it has nice ventilation.

How to Make Your Strawberries Last Longer

Natural Strawberry Soak to kill mold spores so berries last longer. Mix one part vinegar with 10 parts water. I used 5 cups water to cup vinegar. The vinegar kills the mold spores that are already growing on the berries so it lengthens the shelf life!

How to keep apple and pear slices from browning. Easy methods using ingredients from your kitchen. From TheYummyLife.com

Apple & Pear Slices That Don't Brown

Soak apple slices in cold water for minutes, then soak in a lemon-lime carbonated soda (such as or sprite) for minutes. Divide into snack size portions and store in Ziploc bags in the fridge. The lemon-lime soda will keep the apples from browning.

This is a guide about preventing mold on fresh berries. It is so disappointing to buy fresh berries only to have them mold before you can use them all.

Preventing Mold On Fresh Berries

Prevent mold on berries! I've tried this and it actually works! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part white or apple cider vinegar and 10 parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around.

Try a seasonal twist on the classic Moscow Mule recipe by adding the fresh flavor of cranberry. Mix up a round of Cranberry Mules for your guests this holiday season by combining 1.5 oz Ketel One® Vodka, 2 oz cranberry juice, and 0.5 oz fresh lime juice in a copper mug or highball glass over ice. Top with ginger beer, stir, and garnish with cranberries and candied ginger.

Try a seasonal twist on the classic Moscow Mule recipe by adding the fresh flavor of cranberry. Mix up a round of Cranberry Mules for your guests this holiday season by combining oz Ketel One® Vodka, 2 oz cranberry juice, and oz fresh lime juice i

Prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Swirl the berries around in the mixture, drain, rinse, and put them in the fridge. The solution is diluted enough that you won't taste the vinegar. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.

1 part vinegar (white or apple cider vinegar), 10 parts water: swirl berries in mixture, drain, rinse and refrigerate

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HOW TO MAKE STRAWBERRIES LAST LONGER. The Vinegar Wash Recipes You've Seen are WRONG. Here's the DIY berry wash that actually works!

How to Make Strawberries Last Longer

How to make strawberries last longer - 3 cups water, 1 cup vinegar, soak 10 minutes, dry COMPLETELY - vinegar taste disappears only if completely dry - pack back in original breathable container. Extends life at least days.

A complete canning guide, from beginner to pro

"Simply Canning" website- Everything you could possibly need to know about canning, dehydrating, freezing and other neat tricks.

15 Kitchen Shortcuts & Timesavers from Martha Stewart

Kitchen Shortcuts and Timesavers

15 Kitchen Shortcuts & Timesavers from Martha Stewart. They have things like how to make cold butter soften faster and such.

Have you ever wondered whether you should keep tomatoes in the fridge or how long that package of opened cold cuts will last? Well look no further! Our latest infographic is a comprehensive list of how to store your groceries properly. We hope you enjoy! #infographic

Have you ever wondered whether you should keep tomatoes in the fridge or how long that package of opened cold cuts will last? Well look no further! Our latest infographic is a comprehensive list of how to store your groceries properly. We hope you enjoy!

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DIY Fruit & Veggie Wash Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. 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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