20 Brilliant Tips to Never Have Spoiled Food Again (and how to cut your grocery bill in half)
You can give honey a long shelf- life by storing it in a tightly closed glass jar in a cool area. Actually, it is believed that the sweet nectar is one of the longest lasting foods in the world.
Eggs,as other food products,can also be frozen, so you should simply pour them into an ice cube container, with a little sugar or salt, to avoid them to become grainy, and use when needed.
- Tomato sauce
Put the tomato sauce in a freezer bag and let it freeze. After one hour, it should be frozen enough so you can use the back of a knife to separate the mass into individual portions.
Slow slow down or reduce the appearance of brown spots by wrapping the stem of a banana in cling wrap.
Now your herbs can last very long time! If you want to pick your herbs, you just need a little olive oil in which you will freeze them.
- Celery, lettuce and broccoli
These vegetables last much longer and will remain crunchy if you store them in the fridge, wrapped in aluminium foil.
- Apples,potatoes, andonions
Always store potatoes, onions and apples separately, since their shelf- life is reduced if they are stored together. Also, you store potatoes in the dark so they won’t produce germs or toxic solanine.
Between every onion tie a knot with a pair of nylon stockings. In that way your onions will last up to 8 months. This is caused bythe fact that they are in fresh air and are not squashed against each other.
Place fresh berries straight into a bowl with vinegar and water (ratio 1:10). Then, drain them in a sieve after 5 minutes and let them dry. It will kill off the small micro-organisms of the biological kind and will extend their shelf- life.
Blanch chopped vegetables and store them in freezer bags to make them last longer.
Wrap lettuce in a paper towel to absorb the moisture and extend its lifespan.
Sure, apples last long, but you need pick out the rotten apple that can spoil them all.
Make carrots last for months by keeping them in a box with sand in a dark and cool place.
Use the tomato sauce method written above by freezing and portioning leftover minced meat.
- Cheese in buckets
You can double the bucket cheese lifespan by storing it upside down!
- Instead of Tupperware
Store your food in glass jars to make it last longer.
Wrap any kind of cheese in grease-proof paper to extend its lifespan and improve its taste.
Remove the crown of the fruit and let it stand on its head – this will extend the pineapple’s lifespan.
- Spring onions
Place spring onions in a glass jar filled with water to make them grow and keep them fresh. They can even grow new onions!
Leftover cake can last long if it’s protected by pieces of white bread. They will absorb the moisture and prevent the cake from drying.
These tips will make your food last longer, effectively saving you money. You know what Leonardo Da Vinci once said: “simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.”