Store Well, Waste Less

Store Well, Waste Less

Kiwi

  • Unripe kiwi can be held in a plastic bag in the refrigerator for up to 6 weeks.
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Store Well, Waste Less

Peaches

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    Peas

    • Refrigerate fresh peas soon after picking or buying. Store them in an open bag or unsealed container. They should keep for about 3 days.
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    Corn

    • Fresh corn on the cob may be stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days but flavor is best when eaten right away. Refrigerate corn in its husk.
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    Carrots

    Storing whole, fresh carrots:

    • Wash the carrots, and trim off the green leaf tops, if present.
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    Cabbage

    • Cabbage can be stored whole, chopped or shredded.
    • Whole cabbage can be refrigerated for 3 weeks to 2 months.
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    Mushrooms

    • Store mushrooms in a paper bag in the refrigerator. Avoid airtight containers that can collect moisture and cause the mushrooms to spoil faster.
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    Potatoes

    Wash potatoes just before cooking – scrub gently under cool running water. Sprouts show that the potato is trying to grow.

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    Salmon

    Fresh salmon should be kept ice cold at all times until cooking. Storage time is short (approximately 1 day) before cooking or freezing.

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    Yogurt

    • Keep yogurt in the refrigerator. Cover tightly to keep it from drying out, spoiling, or taking on the flavors of other foods in the refrigerator.
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