Have you ever observed that your glossary bill is high just because the things you buy go bad quickly? Just pay some attention to how you keep food in your home and how you can save a lot of money. Here are simple tips to extend the lifespan of your food. It will be easy for you to store the food for longer time period-
You can use a nylon stockings to tie the onion’s one after another using a knot in between every onion. You will be amazed to know that you can keep onion fresh for 8 months using this method. This method allows onion to keep getting fresh air and it doesn’t get squashed on one another.
If you like berries you want to enjoy them for a long period. Once you buy the berries just put them in a bowl with vinegar and water. Take out the berries after 5 minutes and let them dry. This method will help to kill the micro-organism which makes berries bad and keep it fresh for a long time.
- Potatoes apples and onions
Make sure that you store all of these three separately. The life span of potatoes, apple and onions reduce when stored together. A separation compartment can help to store them well. Keep the potatoes in a dark to avoid the production of toxic solanine or germs.
Honey itself is a long lasting product due to it’s anti-bacterial properties. Still it is always better to store honey in a glass jar in a cool area to increase its life span and enjoy its goodness for a longer period.
- Tomato sauce
Tomato sauce can be stored in the frozen form for a long time. You can put the leftover tomato sauce in a freezer bag and frozen it for 1 hour or so. After that, you can separate it into an individual portion using a knife.
You can keep the herbs fresh for a long time just by freezing it. Add a little olive oil to your herbs and freeze it. You can use it whenever needed.
- Celery, broccoli, and lettuce
It has a most simple trick. You have wrapped it in an aluminium foil and keep it the fridge. It will last for a week time more than fresh as you expected it.
Use a cling wrap to cover the stem of banana. This will help to slow down the process of a banana going brown and bad.
You should freeze the vegetables after lightly blanching them. This will help to longer shelf-life of the vegetables.
Apples when you store in a bunch in your fridge then you just have to keep an eye on the rotten apple and remove it on time. The apple will last for up to 6 months in the fridge.
The best way to keep the lettuce fresh for a longer time is to wrap it in a paper towel. The paper towel will absorb the extra moisture and protect the lettuce from going bad.
The best way to make carrots last forever is to store it in the dark in the sand.
- Cheese in buckets
Here is an amazing tip, you just have to store the cheese in buckets up-side-down and it will last twice as long as its normal life span.
The leftover of mincemeat can be stored as you store the tomato sauce. You have to freeze in a freezer bag and make an individual section of it.
- Instead of Tupperware
Ther is a trend of Tupperware due to air locking system. But in the real way food stored in glass jars last longer than the one you store in the plastic container.
The crown of pineapple takes a lot of space in the fridge and it makes the pineapple go bad early. So just remove the crown and you can stand the pineapple on the head. This will make it last longer and also make it more enjoyable too.
A grease-proof paper can save your cheese for a longer period. Just wrap the cheese in a special paper and store it. It will not sweat and it will not taste like plastic anymore.
It feels very bad when a yummy cake turns bad. You can protect your cake by keeping a white bread slice on the remaining cake. The piece of white bread will absorb the moisture and thus help to keep cake good for a long time and also protect it from going dry.
- Spring onions
You can allow the spring onion to grow by keeping it in the water. This is will help you to get the fresh and crisp spring onion whenever you want. You can even get complete new onions from the bulb as well.
Isn’t it amazing that some simple tips can keep you to keep your food fresh for longer time. It is simple and thus leads to ultimate sophistication as once said by Leonardo da Vinci. So, just start using this tips and cut down your glossary bill as well as get the fresh food whenever you are hungry!