How to store products
I enjoy cooking, buying products for the future, but the short life of fruits and vegetables does not give you peace of mind? There is a way! Familiar with these simple tips to help you keep the products much longer. It's simple as ABC.
If you store onions in pantyhose, it will not deteriorate to 8 months.
Keep sliced green onions in the freezer in plastic bottles. Just be sure that the bow is completely dry before you fill it in a bottle.
Follow these rules as to keep at room temperature, and that - in the refrigerator. 1. At room temperature: avocados, apricots, bananas, citrus fruits, garlic, kiwi, melon, nectarine, onions, pears, peaches, plum, pineapple, potatoes. 2. In the refrigerator: apples, beans, berries, broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, cherries, corn, cucumber, zucchini, ginger, grapes, jalapenos, zelenolistnyh vegetables, mushrooms, zucchini.
Keep the greens, putting its "bouquet" in the water, like flowers, then cover the bag, tie a rubber band and put in the fridge. This will help keep longer herbs such as parsley, basil, cilantro and onions.
Keep oily herbs separately from other types of greenery. Herbs such as thyme to communicate in a tight bun and hang outdoors.
If you use herbs, you can purchase a device that's Herb Savor, it will prolong the freshness of some herbs to three weeks.
Make a solution of vinegar and water (1/10). Berries soaked in this solution, then dry, clean and store in the refrigerator. The solution should be sufficiently diluted with water, so that you will not feel the vinegar. Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries - for two weeks.
Spray residues gvakamole cooking spray (or pour a thin layer of oil) before you put it in the fridge. You can also enter and tomato paste.
Do not store onions with potatoes - it will deteriorate faster. In a cool dry place with good air circulation onions will last 2-3 months.
To the potatoes do not germinate, keep it with apples.
One rotten apple can spoil the rest.
To the cheese from drying out with the severed hand, spread it with a small amount of butter.
And one more thing about cheese ... Wrap it in a special paper for cheese or waxed paper (not plastic wrap), and then put into the bag. Keep the cheese in the warmest part of the refrigerator (in a drawer for vegetables or cheese).
Fresh herbs can be stored in the freezer frozen in olive oil. Herbs soaked in oil for its flavor and the spicy oil ice cubes can then be used in cooking: just take one such dice and add to the dish as a base. It works well with rosemary, thyme and oregano. But dill, basil and mint should always be used fresh.
Keep the products as follows: 1. The temperature in the fridge - 5 ° C or below. Above - and you can breed harmful bacteria. 2. Check the level of humidity in the boxes. 3. All residues stored in glass containers (up to 4 days). 4. Never mix vegetables, fruit and meat in boxes. 5. Do not store milk and perishable foods on the refrigerator door! 6. The meat and seafood on the bottom shelf store. Wrap them properly to them with dripping onto other foods. 7. Air should flow freely on the refrigerator not obstruct it. 8. Do not cut the fruit, vegetables and meat, if you're not going to cook them immediately. Whole foods are stored better. 9. Purchased before expose products to the fore in order to see what should be eaten as soon as possible. 10. regularly clean the refrigerator. Immediately remove all that was lost.
Keep the asparagus like flowers. Almost. Cut the stem, put into water, the package wrap, and refrigerate. The same advice applies to the cilantro and parsley.
Wrap the stem of bananas with cling film, so they hold out for 3-5 days longer. Also, bananas give off more ethylene, so keep them away from other fruits and vegetables.
This trick with a paper towel will help your lettuce stay fresh all week. The towel will absorb the moisture.
Before putting in the refrigerator celery, broccoli and lettuce wrap them in foil.
Glass jars are indispensable in food storage. They are much more useful than plastic containers.
As soon as something went wrong in the fridge, the smell of mold and will remain for a long time, so that the refrigerator must be regularly "inspect" and wash if necessary.
Tomatoes. Do not store in plastic bags from - "wrapped" ethylene will accelerate the decay. Unripe tomatoes keep foot down in a paper bag or separately on the shelf until they are ripe. Ripe tomatoes should be stored at room temperature, away from sunlight leg upwards. Overripe tomatoes stored in a refrigerator before use but hold them at room temperature.
bottle caps can be closed packages. Just before putting on the lid, make sure that the products in the dry bag.
Ginger is better to store in the freezer.
Nuts fry need as quickly as possible after purchase. Roasted nuts retain flavor and aroma longer. Store in freezer.
Mushrooms store in a paper bag, not in cellophane.