TIP FOR KEEPING BERRIES FROM GOING MOLDY!! When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water. Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around. Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted I find you can't taste the vinegar,) and pop in the fridge. The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and…
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Cleaning fruit - fill sink with water, add 1 C. vinegar, mix. Add all fruit/veggies 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.
Prevent sliced avocado from turning brown - In a packed lunch, To keep a half of avocado fresh and green until lunchtime, Pour a capful of raw apple cider vinegar over the cut surface of the avocado. It reduces oxidation, which is what causes the brown crust to form on the cut avocado. // When keeping a cut avocado in the fridge, I use this brilliant tip, which requires a piece of cut onion. This will keep the avocado fresh for one or two days.
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