These food storage tips would change your kitchen ability..
There is nothing more awful than throwing away Foods, which is the reason you need to read this storage hacks before your next excursion to the market.
1. Store dry food in air tight containers
Dry foods like cereal, pasta, and oats sometimes come in bags or boxes. Do not store them in the original package, instead transfer them into an air-tight container. This will ensure that air doesn’t sneak in, causing the dry food to become stale. Your best bet is to use a jar with a swing lid, just like in this photo.
2. Freeze Sauce in Jars
Never keep you sauce unfrozen, you might end up getting unpleasant things and smell if you keep your extra sauce, salsa, or guacamole, in the fridge. Always keep your extra sauce in the freezer.
3. Keep kale in Water
Like herbs, kale will keep longer when placed in a glass jar of water. Just don’t forget to cut a bit of the stems before doing so. Change the water every few days, and your leafy greens will keep nice and fresh. This way, you can finally make that kale smoothie instead of tossing them out.
4. Cut Stems on Root Veggies
Before preserving rooted vegetables like carrots, beets, sweet potatoes, and parsnips, You should cut the roots off.
The veggies sends energy to their greens after been harvested. So you should cut them off to keep the energy within the vegetable.
5. Store Cut Fruits in Jars
Your Fruits may not last as long as you expected if you store them in the original containers they cam with. Keep your fruits fresh by keeping them in good ol’ mason jars. They Last longer in air-tight Jars.
6. Keep potatoes white
Cover shredded or diced potatoes with cold water before cooking to prevent the spuds from turning that gross grayish/brown caused by the release of a starch that makes them oxidize.
7. Wrap Bananas End With Plastic Wrap
To Keep Your Bananas fresh for a long period of time, Wrap the end of the bunch with Plastic wrap. This prevents ethylene gases from getting released out of the stem. You can separate the bananas and wrap them individually.
6. Prevent brown sugar from hardening
Help brown sugar stay soft and scoopable by tossing an orange peel or a slice of apple along with the sugar into an airtight container. For a quick fix, microwave brown sugar next to a small glass of water. The moisture within the microwave will help break up the block of sweetener.
10. Never wrestle eggshell pieces again
Scoop up bits of broken eggshell from a batter or bowl of cracked eggs ready from scrambling with an already-cracked egg. Gently ladle out the piece of shell with half of an eggshell. The shell acts as a magnet to draw up shell pieces without wasting too much egg.