Jun 27, 2020

How To Store Cut Fruit (& Vegetables)

How To Store Cut Fruit & VegetablesMost of us are not grocery shopping as often as we used to and that includes me. I go once a week during the “geezer hour” when they open early for us seniors. So I had to figure out the best way to store my cut fruit and veggies so they would last all week. I always have some crudité on hand as well as cut papaya or melon. I store them in those Glad plastic containers and I noticed that moisture always accumulated inside but on the underside of the lid and moisture is not a friend to cut fruit or vegetables.

I tried lining the container with a paper towel but the moisture still did its damage. Then I tried putting a piece of paper towel or a napkin on top of the fruit to keep the moisture from dripping down on the fruit. Guess what? It works! The paper on top of the cut fruit keeps the excess moisture away and now my cut papaya keeps all week and my crudité of carrot & cucumber slices and cabbage wedges stays fresh twice as long as before. I just wanted to share this tip for everyone else who is eating lots of fruits and veggies. You ARE eating lots of fresh fruit and vegetables, right? What was that?  “I try…???”  Don’t get me started! 😠

Fresh fruit and vegetables are the lifeline to good health. 🍏🍒🥕🥦 So here’s a new rule: You can’t make any of my breads until you’ve had some fruit and veggies. Don’t make me come over there! 😀

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4 Comments on "How To Store Cut Fruit (& Vegetables)"

  1. Olivia

    Hi Jenny,
    Do you still upload new youtube videos?

  2. Ms Canada

    Oh aren’t you the Jenny Jones who is a healthy home cook?! I love your videos mans reicpies, and as true to delivery your blog made me burst out laughing. Okay! You got me! I won’t try.. I will actually eat more veggies. (After I polish off your chocolate cake, lemon squares, and custard…)

  3. Barb A

    I almost had a banana yesterday but it was my husband’s birthday so I gave it to him. I’m making him his favorite today – Chicken and Dumplins. It’s mostly healthy! And yes, of course, I make my dumplings from scratch!

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