7 Ways to Make Fresh Produce Last Longer

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Jean Anderson author of Dinners in a Dish or a Dash on Dec 8, 2009 at 12:55PM

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7 Ways to Make Fresh Produce Last Longer-Vegetables

 Vegetables like asparagus, bell peppers, broccoli, carrots, celery, cucumbers, yellow squash, and zucchini, should not be washed before refrigerating. If vegetables seem unusually wet as is often the case with supermarkets automatically spritzing produce bins, pat dry on paper toweling, then layer in plastic bags with dry paper toweling. Fold tops of bags over and store in refrigerator crisper drawers. Maximum storage time is 7 to 10 days.

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