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We've been a little avocado-happy around here lately, what with the breakfast puddings, our new favorite salad, and even an attempt at avocado ice cream. Needless to say, there have been a lot of avocados floating around the kitchen. According to Cheryl Sternman Rule of 5 Second Rule, the best place to keep all these avocados is not necessarily on the counter as we've always believed.

Best Place to Store Avocados? In the Refrigerator

We've been a little avocado-happy around here lately, what with the breakfast puddings, our new favorite salad, and even an attempt at avocado ice cream. Needless to say, there have been a lot of avocados floating around the kitchen. According to Cheryl Sternman Rule of 5 Second Rule, the best place to keep all these avocados is not necessarily on the counter as we've always believed.

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.

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Cherry Tomatoes: The Easiest Plant You'll Ever Grow - Growing cherry tomatoes is the best way for newbies to ease into gardening.

Eggplants: Choose eggplants that have smooth, naturally shiny skin and feel heavy for their size. When gently pressed, flesh that gives slightly and then bounces back indicates ripeness. Unripe flesh will not give, while overripe flesh will remain indented. Also, smaller eggplants tend to have fewer seeds and be less bitter.

A Guide to Selecting the Best Produce: Vegetables

Eggplants: Choose eggplants that have smooth, naturally shiny skin and feel heavy for their size. When gently pressed, flesh that gives slightly and then bounces back indicates ripeness. Unripe flesh will not give, while overripe flesh will remain indented. Also, smaller eggplants tend to have fewer seeds and be less bitter.

How to Make Your Produce Last Longer - things you can do to stretch your dollar and make your produce last longer and avoid food waste.

How to Make Your Produce Last Longer

How to Make Your Produce Last Longer - things you can do to stretch your dollar and make your produce last longer and avoid food waste.

A Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables :: The Kitchn

The Kitchn's Guide to Storing Fruits and Vegetables

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