December 17, 2023Republic Lifestyle Desk

Herbs to salad: Tips to keep foods fresh for longer

Storing cheese in plastic is wrong as it suffocates the cheese. It needs to breathe so wrap it in parchment paper and it will last up to 7 days on the top shelf of the fridge.

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Did you know that bananas in the fridge ripen faster? Store them at room temperature, and wrap the stem in plastic wrap. This way the aging process will slow down.

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Don't store carrots in plastic bags instead after washing them properly, place them in glass jars and fill them with water. Place the lid and leave them in the fridge for it to last up to 7 days.

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You can freeze herbs by placing them in ice trays and adding olive oil. By doing this, it will not age and will be ready to use for your recipes.

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You can keep salad fresh like the day you bought it by storing it in a glass container or zip-lock bag by covering it with paper towels. The paper will dry out the moisture and keep it fresh longer.

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