20 Brilliant Tips to Never Have Spoiled Food Again (and how to cut your grocery bill in half)
If you store honey in a tightly sealed glass jar in a cool place, your honey will have a long shelf- life.
Froze eggs by cracking them into a container with ice cubes, adding little salt or sugar, and use as needed.
- Tomato sauce
Place tomato sauce in a freezer bag and allow it to freeze for an hour. Then, with the back of a knife separate the mass into individual portions.
Wrap the stem of the banana in cling wrap to reduce the appearance of brown spots.
Freeze your herbs in a little olive oil and they will last for ages!
- Lettuce, celery, and broccoli
Wrap these vegetables in aluminium foil and store them in fridge to last longer and remain crunchy.
7. Onions, Apples, and Potatoes
Remember to always store these foods separately, because their shelf- life is lower if stored together.
If you want your onion to last up to 8 months, using a pair of nylon stockings tie a knot between every onion. In this way they’re not squashed against each other.
Put fresh berries into a bowl with water and vinegar (ratio 10:1). After 5 minutes, drain them in a sieve and let them dry. In this way, you’ll destroy the small micro-organisms and prolong their shelf- life.
For a longer shelf-life, froze vegetables after being lightly blanched.
If wrapped in a paper towel, lettuce lasts longer since the extra moisture is soaked in the paper towel.
Store apples in the fridge, and they’ll last up to 6 months.
If stored in dark in sand, carrots will last forever.
Freeze and portion the left over mincemeat in the same way as tomato sauce.
- Cheese in buckets
If stored up-side-down, cheese in buckets lasts twice longer!
- Instead of Tupperware
Store food in glass jars instead of plastic containers, and your food will lasts much longer.
Your cheese will lasts longer, won’t sweat, and won’t taste like plastic, if stored in special, grease-proof paper.
Pineapple will last longer, if you remove the crown and stand it on its head.
- Spring onions
Grow spring onions by placing them in water, and whenever you need one, it’ll be fresh and crisp.
If protected by pieces of white bread, cake will last much longer, since the bread will eliminate the moisture from the surrounding air, thus preventing it from drying out on the place where it’s been cut.
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