How to keep salad fresh all week long!  I MUST try this.  I throw away too much salad!

How to keep salad fresh all week long! I MUST try this. I throw away too much salad!

1. Thoroughly wash the veggies and shake them off the best you can in the sink.  2. Place the washed veggies in a gallon ziplock bag.  3. Put a couple of clean, dry paper towels in the bag with the veggies.  Voila! Your veggies have been saved! The paper towel does all the work. The only effort you make is to just check on it every few days and if the paper towel is soaked, switch it out with a dry one.

1. Thoroughly wash the veggies and shake them off the best you can in the sink. 2. Place the washed veggies in a gallon ziplock bag. 3. Put a couple of clean, dry paper towels in the bag with the veggies. Voila! Your veggies have been saved! The paper towel does all the work. The only effort you make is to just check on it every few days and if the paper towel is soaked, switch it out with a dry one.

Keep Sliced Apples Fresh With Ginger Ale  We usually don't pack sliced apples in our school lunches for the simple reason that apples, when sliced and exposed to air, turn an unsightly shade of brown. That has changed since we tried one of the many apple-slice-saving ideas out there - soaking them in ginger ale for 10 minutes (I also hear any lemon-lime soda will also work).

Keep Sliced Apples Fresh With Ginger Ale We usually don't pack sliced apples in our school lunches for the simple reason that apples, when sliced and exposed to air, turn an unsightly shade of brown. That has changed since we tried one of the many apple-slice-saving ideas out there - soaking them in ginger ale for 10 minutes (I also hear any lemon-lime soda will also work).

Who knew??!! - add 1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off when you peel. This site has instructions for the perfect boiled egg.

Who knew??!! - add 1/2 tsp baking soda to the water when hard boiling eggs and the shell will come right off when you peel. This site has instructions for the perfect boiled egg.

Make and Store a Salad that Will Stay Fresh and Crisp All Week Long

Make and Store a Salad that Will Stay Fresh and Crisp All Week Long

"This trick of putting a paper towel in with your salad lettuce will keep it fresh all week long. The paper towel will absorb the moisture, which is the culprit for wilting lettuce. - Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible!!!]" It does work!

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