❁ Tofu is usually in a refrigerated case. It may be packed in water or vacuum packed without water. There are also shelf-stable packages that do not need refrigeration until opened.
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Here’s what the label can tell you:
■ For best flavor and texture, plan to eat or freeze strawberries very soon after picking.
■ To store for 1 to 3 days, refrigerate without washing or removing the green cap. Keeping the berries dry helps delay spoilage.
■ Remove turnip greens from the root and store separately in an open or perforated plastic bag in the refrigerator. Use within a few days.
■ Refrigerate turnip roots unwashed in a loosely closed plastic bag. Use within 1 week for best flavor.
When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:
❁ swish greens in a bowl of water to remove dirt.
❁ peel or cut fruit or veggies.
❁ measure and stir ingredients for salad dressings.
❁ Look for apples that are firm and do not have broken skin, bruises or soft spots.
❁ Apples are harvested between August and November, but are available year round. During harvest time, apples may cost less and be more crisp.
■ Wash the carrots and trim off the green leaf tops, if present.
■ Store the carrots in a plastic bag. Poke a few small holes in the bag for air movement. Refrigerate for 3 to 4 weeks.
■ Keep carrot sticks for snacks in your refrigerator for up to a week.