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How to Keep Your Produce From Going Bad


Green Lifestyle  (tags: eco-friendly, environment, produce, fresh, protection )

CherAWAY
- 1250 days ago - livinggreenmag.com
High up on a list of things that suck is shelling out your hard-earned money on fresh fruits, vegetables and herbs only to throw them out a week or so later



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Julie E (417)
Monday June 23, 2014, 6:34 am
What! Fruits and vegetables don't get along! Oh, I got it! That's why we have a veggie drawer and a fruit drawer in our refrigerators. Silly me :) Thank you Cher!
 

Julie E (417)
Monday June 23, 2014, 6:38 am
I didn't know this. "Tomatoes donít need a dark place, per se, but many foodies say that refrigerating them renders them flavorless". All last years tomatoes were not as tasty for some reason, from the store or our tomatoes plants. Hope they are better this year.

 

Linda Todd (29)
Monday June 23, 2014, 8:23 am
A tip for celery- dont let it dry out. I put the base of mine in a jar with 1 inch of water, and put a bag over it. It will keep Great for 3 weeks or so. Trim off some of the bottom as you use up the ribs.
 

ValAWAYNOFWDPLZ B (74)
Monday June 23, 2014, 9:36 am
Thanks for the info
 

Sara P (57)
Monday June 23, 2014, 10:30 am
Yes, as usual I put in different drawers vegetables and fruits.......Good info, thanks Cher
 

. (0)
Monday June 23, 2014, 11:16 am
What a science...!
 

Panchali Yapa (26)
Monday June 23, 2014, 11:29 am
Thank you
 

Past Member (0)
Monday June 23, 2014, 12:11 pm
Thank you Cher. Now I know what I have been doing wrong.
 

Kamia T (89)
Monday June 23, 2014, 12:56 pm
I've found it's better to freeze any berries the same day unless you're going to eat them immediately; and to store most of your veggies in the refrigerator in good old-fashioned brown paper bags. Doing so prevents them from getting water condensation and moldy.
 

Carol Johnson (27)
Monday June 23, 2014, 11:23 pm
Thank you for sharing
 
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