Tips to Make Food Last Longer

Teresa Hunsaker

04/27/2020

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Extend the Life of Foods
-Strawberries: Wash in really hot water or rinse in 3:1 ratio water/vinegar, dry well, store in fridge
-Potatoes: Place an apple in the bag to keep them from budding
-Apples: Keep in the fridge or a cool, dark place
-Cucumbers: Keep in a cool place, but not in the fridge

Stock up on Meat
-Double wrap meat and store in the freezer
-Use butcher wrap or freezer paper for the outside layer

Keep Bread Fresher, Longer
-Individually double wrap muffins, breads and bagels
-Store in the freezer
-Do not store in the fridge because bread will go stale faster

Buy Perishable Foods with a Long Shelf Life
-Potatoes
-Eggs
-Cauliflower
-Whole carrots
-Cabbage

Buy Perishable Foods with a Long Shelf Life
-Citrus fruits
-Cheeses
-Onions
-Apples
-Bananas