Store Well, Waste Less

Store Well, Waste Less

Spinach

  • Wash spinach just before using. Storing wet spinach can speed spoilage.
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    Beets

    • Canned beets can store for 2 to 5 years.
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    Bell Pepper

    • Keep bell peppers fresh by washing just before serving.
    • Cutting bell peppers:
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      Radishes

      • Radishes do not store well with the leafy tops left on. Cut them off before storing.
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      Whole Wheat Flour

      • Heat, air and moisture speed up the spoilage of whole wheat flour.
        • Store in a cool, dry place.
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      Summer Squash

      • Wash summer squash just before using by gently rubbing with your fingers under cool running water.
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      Tomatoes

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        Cauliflower

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          Berries

          Clean berries. Pick out any green, mushy or moldy berries. Place berries in a strainer and rinse fully.

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          Beans

          How long will beans last in storage?

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