Store Well, Waste Less

Store Well, Waste Less

Onions

  • Store whole onions in a cool, dark, dry place in an open bowl or bag for several weeks. They need air around them to slow spoilage.
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Store Well, Waste Less

Winter Squash

  • Store whole squash in a cool, dark, dry place. If uncut, some varieties can last up to 3 months.
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Store Well, Waste Less

Salad Greens

  • After purchasing or harvesting from the garden:
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    Milk

    Follow these steps to help your milk stay fresh longer:

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    Apples

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      Tips for Freezing Apples

      1. Slice apples.
      2. To prevent browning, dip the slices in lemon or orange juice.
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      Rice

      Dry Rice:  

      • Tightly seal rice to keep out dust, moisture, and pests.
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      Broccoli

      • Store broccoli in the refrigerator in open or perforated plastic bags (make 20 holes in a medium bag). For best quality use within a week.
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      Cranberries

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        Kale

        • Refrigerate kale in an open or perforated plastic bag for 3-5 days. Flavor becomes stronger and more bitter as kale is stored.

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