You arrive home, proud of your recent fresh vegetable and fruit purchase and happy that you’ve stocked up for the week. A few days later, you want to whip up your families fav meal, only to find your once fresh produce is now looking rather limp.
If this happens to you regularly and you want to get the most out of your shop but also consider your health, keep your vegetable purchases as fresh as possible by following these handy storage guidelines.
- Plastic wrap
- Plastic container use
Note: If plastic wrap is required, avoid the food touching the wrap. Placing a brown paper bag between the food and the plastic is an option.
- Glass containers
- Ceramic containers and bowls
- Stainless steel containers and bowls
- Brown paper bags
- Tea towels
WASHING YOUR PRODUCE
Always wash your vegetables before preparing. You can do this just after you purchase (for those stored in the fridge), and therefore...