Gallery: 6 Ways to Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresher for Longer

Freeze your fruits and veggies If you overestimated how quickly you could consume your purchases, don't get down on their eventual demise - and waste. Instead, chop those ripened fruits and veggies up and freeze them for use on a future occasion. You can
 

Freeze your fruits and veggies

If you overestimated how quickly you could consume your purchases, don't get down on their eventual demise - and waste. Instead, chop those ripened fruits and veggies up and freeze them for use on a future occasion. You can freeze items such as bell peppers, green beans, broccoli, bruseel sprouts, cabbage, celery, cucumbers, onions, eggplant, mushrooms, strawberries, blueberries, bananas... and the list goes on! Just make sure you blanch them in hot water before sticking in below freezing temperatures. Blanching neutralizes bacteria present in foods, delaying spoilage.

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6 Comments

  1. sdilwali January 11, 2015 at 1:40 am

    All information is very useful for public .By storing properly we save money as food will not be thrown away, because it is still FRESH. Also the nutritive values are saved .

    Q How do I store different types of nuts raisins dates etc?
    I would like to know how we can store Potatoes, Onions Garlick for few weeks.?
    storing fresh green Mint leaves Cilantro?
    Thank you.
    sdilwali

  2. Anirban Mookherjee July 25, 2014 at 2:56 am

    I’d heard that strawberries shudn’t be made wet or washed in water unless u r just about to eat them. It goes soft and moldy. Then how can u give it a hot bath?

  3. Patricia Young June 25, 2014 at 11:06 pm

    Save alot of money in a little time.

  4. megala April 25, 2014 at 2:24 am

    Need to update the health using veggies

  5. KahuHealani June 14, 2012 at 6:40 pm

    Looks like another Excellent Resource for Health & Wellness, thank-you.

  6. Ana Lisa Alperovich March 21, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Great post! I learnt lots of new things and never heard about the ¨hot bath¨before! Gracias!

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