Heat, humidity, light, and bacteria are the main “enemies” of foods, our task is to save them in a way that will allow to stay longer fresh and nutritious. A few tips on how to keep your food fresh and not altered own taste.
Tomatoes: Do not put it in the fridge. Tomatoes in the refrigerator loses sweet taste. Hold it in a bowl on the kitchen shelf. Most of the food is stored in a refrigerator, but not always.
Potatoes and onions: Keep them separated. Onions and potatoes are adree in food, but not in the pantry – if they are to each other, the faster it will spoil. You should not keep cleaned onion for “tomorrow” because it oxidizes and becomes toxic.
Eggs, milk and meat: The eggs should not be kept in the refrigerator door (where it is usually kept), but in the darkest and coldest part of the refrigerator. The same applies to meat and milk. Raw meat is best kept in a glass or porcelain plate.
Flour, oil and nuts: To extend the life of these foods, keep them in the fridge, in glass jars (oil kept in jars of dark glass).
Lettuce: Wash in cool water, wrap it in a damp kitchen towel and place in a plastic bag with holes.
Fresh cabbage: Can preserve the freshness and the content of vitamin C up to two weeks if stored in a plastic bag in the refrigerator section intended for vegetables.
Cucumbers: Are very sensitive to high temperatures, keep them in the refrigerator in plastic bags, so as not to lose a large part of the water. Otherwise, it will become shriveled, bitter, and you can throw them away.
Soup: Regardless of whether it is in them pasta or meat or both, do not eat soup after standing in the refrigerator for more than 4 days.
Minced meat: Can stand up to two days before his quality becomes suspect. Feeze it and you can keep from 3 to 4 months.
Fresh eggs: Can be kept in the refrigerator for up to 5 weeks, do not try to freeze.
Honey: Foods that can not spoil is honey.
To remove aroma from your refrigerator you should put cup filled with baking powder or a crust of dry bread.