27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer

27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer

For anyone frustrated by the amount of money they spend groceries just to watch it all go bad, we have the perfect tips for you. These 27 ways should help make your groceries last longer and hopefully make you happier!

1. Cover the crown of a banana bunch with plastic wrap. They’ll last 3-5 days longer and since bananas produce more ethelyne gas than other fruits, keep them isolated. Snapguide
How to Store Bananas | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer2. One rotting fruit can be a contagious virus, as soon as you spot a fruit going bad remove it before it spoils the rest of the bunch. Thedailymeal
How to preserve apples | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer3. Follow these simple instructions on where to store your certain items in your fridge. Squawkfox
How to Organiz your fridge | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer4. To preserve nuts, roast them as soon as you get home and then keep in the freezer. Blogger
How to preserve Nuts | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer5. Talk about turning food into art…you can store your onions in pantyhose, tying a knot between each onion will allow them to last up to 8 months longer.
How to preserve Onions | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer6. A Herb Savor will make your herbs last up to three weeks longer.
How to keep your herbs fresh | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer7. The proper way to store tomatoes: Tomatoes in plastic bags will only ripen faster because of the trapped ethylene gas. Keep unripe tomatoes upside down in a paper bag or cardboard box without touching each other until they ripen, to speed up the process you can mix them with other fruits that will emit ethylene gas.
How to preserve your Tomatoes | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last LongerPerfectly ripe tomatoes should be kept at room temperature, not touching each other and stem side up. Keep overly ripe tomatoes in the fridge. popsugar

8. Mushrooms should be stored in a paper bag in a cool place like the fridge and not plastic bag, to prevent moisture and cause them to mildew.
How to preserve your Mushrooms | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer9. Follow these useful tips as to what to store in the fridge and what store on the counter! thevspotblog.com
Follow this guide for better food storage | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer10. To keep potatoes from sprouting…store them with apples.
How to Preserve Potatoes | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer11. Chop green onions and freeze them in a plastic bottle. Make sure the onions are dry before storing to prevent freezer burn. lunchinabox.net
How to preserve Onions using a Plastic Bottle | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer12. Oily herbs like thyme should be treated differently, they can be loosely tied together and left out to dry in open air.
How to preserve fresh oily herbs | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer13. Add butter to the cut out side of cheese to prevent it from drying out. thedailymeal.com
How to preserve cheese | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer14. You can also wrap cheese in cheese paper or wax paper then place it in a plastic bag. Store in the warmest area of the fridge (vegetable drawer). thekitchn.com
How to make your cheese last longer | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer15. Keep your lettuce fresh for a whole week with this paper towel trick. The paper towel will absorb the moisture. Learn more here.
How to preserve Lettuce | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer16. Mason jars allow your produce to last a few extra days longer than plastic Tupperware. easyst2.blogspot.com

Use mason jars to store food it lasts longer | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer17. Your ginger will grate much easier and last longer if kept in the freezer. lowcarbdiets.about.com
How to preserve ginger | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer18. By wrapping lettuce, celery, broccoli in tin foil before storing in the fridge will ensure it stays crisp for four weeks or more. preparetodaywardnewsletter.blogspot.com
Use tin foil to wrap and store lettuce it will last longer | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer19. Cut the stems of asparagus, put them in water, put a bag over them and refrigerate. They’ll last for a week or even longer. alwaysorderdessert.com
How to store asparagus | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer20. You can preserve herbs by freezing them in olive oil. Ice cubes come in handy when cooking: use one as the base of a dish works best with rosemary,sage etc and the herbs will infuse the oil. thekitchn.com
How to preserve herbs with olive oil | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer21. Onions stored with potatoes will spoil faster. Stored in a cool place onions will last two to three months.
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How to store Onions | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer22. Your berries will last longer when you use this vinegar solution. Mix one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. Swirl the berries in the mixture then drain, rinse and put them in the fridge. Raspberries will last about a week or more and Strawberries will last almost two weeks. passionforsavings.com
How to store berries | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer23. Before putting it in the fridge, spray leftover guacamole with cooking spray.You should also keep the pit in guacamole. onegoodthingbyjillee.com 
How to preserve guacamole | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer24. You may also reuse your plastic bottles & caps to close up your plastic bags. Make sure your produce are dry before putting the cap on.
How to preserve produce with plastic bags and bottle caps | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer25. Clean your fridge. If something goes bad in your fridge it affects all the other foods in it already and any additional food you add cause the spoiled food leaves a mold behind that affects other foods-so disinfect your fridge.
How to preserve your produce by cleaning your fridge | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer26. Delicate herbs stored like flowers: cover with plastic, secure with rubberband and refrigerate. Do this for parsley, basil, cilantro etc.
How to store delicate Herbs | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer27. Invest in an ethylene gas absorber, these little pods will absorb the gas emitted by fruits and vegetables hence keeping them fresh up to three times longer. A set of three costs $16. Via-popsugar.com
How to preserve food with ethylene gas absorber | 27 Clever Ways To Preserve Your Groceries So They Last Longer
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