Tuesday, 1 August 2017

Cookbook Countdown #20

Any latest cookbook addition to your cookbook shelves? Or do you still keep going back to the same book which has become your favourite? As usual, link your post to the linky below.

Kitchen Tip For The Month : Guide To Storing Fruits and Vegetables (Part 2)

The best way to store fruits :

Lemons : sealed in a plastic bag and store in the refrigerator
Tomatoes : on the counter top at room temperature
Apples : store in the coolest part of the refrigerator
Grapes : store in a paper bag or perforated plastic in the refrigerator
Kiwi fruit : store unripe kiwi fruit on the kitchen counter for a few days until ripen, then store in the refrigerator if not eaten immediately
Pomegranate : store in a cool dark place, such as in a paper bag in the refrigerator
Pears : store them in the fridge
Orange : store at room temperature out of direct sunlight or in the refrigerator

The best way to store vegetables :
Carrots : Store carrots in a covered container and keep in the fridge
Eggplants : Best stored at room temperature, in a cool spot, away from direct sunlight. If keep in the fridge, best consume within 3 days
Cucumber : Sames as eggplants
Potatoes : Need not be refrigerated, and should be stored in a dark environment away from direct sunlight. 
Scallions : Place the scallions in a jar with an inch or two of water, cover with plastic and keep in the refrigerator. They will stay crisp for about a week.
Cauliflower : Put in a plastic bag and store in the refrigerator
Peppers : Put in a plastic bag, unwashed, and keep in the refrigerator
Leafy greens : Place in a container with between two layers of paper towel at the base and on the top. Put the lid on, and keep in the refrigerator

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