How many times have you bought fresh produce, only to have to toss it a few days later because it got mushy, the leaves blackened, or it grew mold? Well, sure, produce doesn’t last forever, but there is a right way and a wrong way to store your food. What’s more, storing fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs properly lengthens their shelf life and keeps their natural flavor and texture intact. Click through to check out the best ways to store your food; you may be surprised at what you find out!
Tune in next week for part II of the guide, where we’ll take a deeper look into the best ways to store grains, oils, condiments and vinegars, and dairy products.
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