Ever find yourself buying produce only to throw it away before you get a chance to eat it? Here’s a few cool tips to help get the longest shelf life possible out of your produce and maybe even save a bit of money!
Step one, don’t be afraid to buy in bulk! When it comes to squash, look for blemish free items and store in a dark and cool environment…can keep from two to six months!
Store potatoes in a cool environment as well. Test out this storage hack – a laundry basket to ensure air flow. Layer potatoes in between layers of tissue paper. Sweet potatoes can be stored in a flower pot of dirt!
Keep apples fresh for months at a time by wrapping individually in tissue paper and storing in a cool but not freezing environment.
Keep carrots fresh by removing the tops and storing at the back of your refrigerator in a Ziploc bag with just a few drops of water.
Some vegetables like celery and lettuce can actually be replanted in soil once they’re used, remember to store in a cool environment or a cellar.
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