Summer, a season for fresh fruits and vegetables J Personally, I stored up two dozen of tomato, 4 boxes of strawberries, 2 brunch of banana, 4 ice brag lettuce… Oh… I think I am too hungry when I go to the market, which make me bough too much food items. Question is here, how can I keep them fresh before I eat all of them?
I think everyone had experienced the same challenge before. Most of the fruit will only last for 2 – 5 days under room temperature. Store vegetable and fruit inappropriate and buy too much food items can cause a large amount of food waste, which can contribute to the global food waste and environmental issue. Today, I will inform you the simple idea of how to keep your fruit and vegetable fresher and Longer.
Rule No 1:
DO NOT STORE YOUE VEGETABLE AND FRUIT TOGETHER
Fruit contain high levels of ethylene, which can become a ripening agent that foster the ripening process or spoil surround the vegetable. You should store your vegetable and fruit separately in a cool and dry place.
Rule No. 2 for vegetable
For vegetables, before your store your vegetable in the fridge, remove ties and rubber bands. Do Not wash them until you use them. Trim the leafy ends, and pierce a few hole of the bags for goof air flow. For herbs and leafy greens, put them in a jar of water to keep it fresh and alive (like how you store a bouquet of flowers).
Rule No. 3 For Fruit
Wash your berries and put them in a mixture of 10:1 water and white vinegar (remove excess dirt, pesticides and also preventing mold). Fruit like avocados, tomatoes, mangoes, melons, apples, and pears will need to be store in fridge instead of countertop to slow down the ripening process.
What you think you do its just store your fruit in an appropriate and save some money. But you also in action to help and save our society and planet.
Learn it and start it today !
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