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How to Keep Fruits and Veggies Fresh ------------------ Countertop Storage Tips......... Refrigerator Storage Tips>>> PRODUCE -- Keep in perforated (holey) plastic bags in the produce drawer of the refrigerator. Keep fruits & vegetables separate, in different drawers, cause ethylene can build up in the fridge, causing spoilage. HERBS - (& asparagus), snip off the ends, store upright in glass of water (like flowers in a vase) & cover w/ plastic bag.
this cute "periodic table of produce" tells you exactly how long and which way to keep your foods so they stay fresh for as long as possible! eat feel fresh's article "spoiled rotten- the shelf life of fruits and vegetables" explains it all!
produce ripening infographic - how to ripen avocados, berries, stone fruit, peaches, plums, apricots, melons, cantaloupe, honeydew, watermelon, cherries, oranges, grapefruit, lemons, limes, citrus, mango, papaya, herbs, basil, pears, peppers, cucumbers, zuchinni, summer squash, pineapple, garlic, onions, potatos