Don't throw away bruised and ugly fruits and veggies
Fruits and veggies that are bruised a lot or not a very pretty sight can make a delicious healthy smoothie! Or if your even more resourceful, try to make fruit jam!
Make your berries last with a vinegar solution
Add a small bit of vinegar to water and put your berries in, mix around a bit, and drain out the mixture, and rise the berries and into the fridge. This makes the berries last a lot longer.
Untie bundles of herbs, allowing them to breathe
Keep apples, bananas, citrus, and tomatoes away from other fruits and veggies These fruits give off ethylene gas that makes other produce ripen faster, also bananas ripen faster next to citrus to make those bananas last.
Don't store onions with potatoes
They will spoil faster when they are together. Onions will last 2-3 months if they are kept in a cool dry place.
Eat the bruised apple first...
One bad apple can spoil a bunch, so choose your apples carefully. Also try store them in the fridge so they last longer.
To preserve lettuce, keep it dry by...
Keep in a covered contained with a paper toil over it to absorbs moisture or try use a salad spinner to get out the moisture.
Keep ginger in the freezer
It will grate easier and last longer.
Don't store tomatoes in a plastic bag
The ethylene produced by tomatoes will be trapped and make them ripen much faster.
To slow browning of avocado...
Leave the pit seed in guacamole or sprinkle lemon/lime juice on the avocado.
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