Did you know that some fruits, vegetables, and sauces will spoil quicker if they are stored cold? This is just one of the helpful tips you will find in the following infographic.
How To Stretch Your Produce
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Onions, Garlic, and Potatoes should never be refrigerated. As it turns out, they’re best stored in a cool place away from direct light.
Refrigerate Or Freeze?
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Another choice you may find yourself making is whether to refrigerate or freeze. This handy chart shows you how long you can expect the shelf life to be.
Bacon, for example, will last 7 days in the fridge but up to a month when you freeze it. When it comes to eggs, you must not freeze but they will store nicely in your fridge for up to 5 weeks. Always be sure to do an egg freshness test prior to using.
How To Properly Store Fruit And Veg
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When you do things correctly from the beginning, they will naturally last longer.
It is also important to recognize that high ethylene producers like bananas should be kept separate from other fresh produce to avoid the ripening process. Be sure to Pin the above infographic so you can see what should remain in the pantry, on your countertop or in the fridge.
Grocery Storage Spoiler Alert
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Knowing what goes where is vital if you want your items to last the longest possible time. Keep the husk attached to your corn and wrap your lettuce loosely and refrigerate in the crisper drawer of your fridge.
You should store your tomatoes at room temperature until ripe. You should also not wash them until they are ready to use. Store your onions for up to a month in a pantyhose or loose mesh bag and never store with Potatoes.
Make Fresh Fruit And Veg Last Longer Video
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This video from Clean My Space has valuable information and you are guaranteed to learn a thing or three! We highly recommend that you view to see exactly how to extend the life of your fruit and veg. To watch the video, click Play above to view ^
Harvesting And Storing Home Grown Vegetables
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This chart from One Good Thing By Jillee has more handy information that you can print and pop on your fridge.