Keep Your Groceries Fresh Longer With These 10 Simple Solutions


Homemade food is the key to live a healthy life. If you don’t eat healthy, you may come across nutritional loss and various skin diseases. Luckily, there is a solution to every problem and if you have already loss your appetite and your metabolism is not the same any more, and  under mention are 10 foods that you can eat fresh by using some simple methods.


1.Knot onions

If you want to make onions fresh for long time then use your panty hose to tie onion knots giving some space in between. You can preserve onions up to eight months using this method. You must avoid storing potatoes and onions together.

2.Buy ethylene Gas Absorber

A set of pots may cost you around 16$. They can absorb Ethylene from fruits and keep them fresh for a long time. Make sure you separate foods that are rich in Ethylene from foods that are low in Ethylene. Under mention are some Ethylene fruits you should know about.

  • Avocados
  • Kiwis
  • Bananas
  • Cantaloupes
  • Pears
  • Mangoes
  • Tomatoes
  • Plums

3.Foods Sensitive to Ethylene

  • Apples
  • Cucumbers
  • Green beans
  • Carrots
  • Watermelons
  • Broccoli
  • Lettuce and other greens
  • Potatoes

4.Treat herbs like flowers

There are some delicate herbs that should be treated like flowers. Chives, basil, parsley, and cilantro are among the herbs that you should treat well; you can put them under a jar and add water. Cover with a plastic bag and put rubber band on the mouth of jar. Put that jar in a refrigerator to preserve them.

If there are oily herbs then you can tie them loose and hang in open air. Olive oil is one of the natural preserving agents. Put your oily herbs in olive oil and preserve. When you use Oil to preserve, they will shape like cubes, and will be good for cooking.

6.Berries in Vinegar

Take apple cider one part, ten part water, and make a mixture. Make sure to swirl mixture, rinse and drain. Put this mixture with barriers in fridge and they will last more than one week without any problem. This mixture won’t affect the taste of berries.

7.Add apple and Potatoes

If you store one apple with potatoes, it will increase the life of potato shelf.

8.Dab and Wrap Cheese

If you want your cheese to stay fresh then put dab of butter with cut side of your cheese. You can also wrap it in a paper and put inside a plastic bag. This process will keep the cheese fresh for long time. Make sure you place cheese at the warm part of fridge, like where vegetables are stored.

9.Banana Brown

If you wrap crown of bananas using a plastic, it will keep them fresh for five days. Banana also has more Ethylene as compare to other fruits so you should distant them from low ethylene fruits.

10Paper towel over salad

If you will place towel over the salad and wrap it, then paper will absorb moisture, and your salad will stay fresh for long.

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