Save on Produce
That Makes Cents: Save on Produce
Keep fruit and vegetables separate. Some fruits give off gases that make veggies go bad faster.
Don't store fruit or veggies in airtight bags. They'll stay fresher longer if they can breathe.
Some fruit will lose it's flavor in the fridge. Keep things like bananas, peaches, pears, plums, nectarines and tomatoes on the counter to ripen. Once they're fully ripe, you can refrigerate them to help them last longer.
Never refrigerate potatoes, garlic, squash or onions. They do better in dark spaces.
Now, the next time you reach for your perishables, they won't have already perished.
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