Vegetables: Paper Toweling Works Wonders

“I admit to buying pre-packaged salad mixes and spinach leaves sometimes when they’re on sale. We like the convenience, but we didn’t like the way the greens would start wilting and getting soggy after only a few days. We discovered that we could keep them fresh three times longer by simply placing a couple of paper towels in the bag after it was opened. The towels soak up the excess moisture that was causing the greens to deteriorate.

We’re able to keep celery crisp a lot longer simply by wrapping a wet paper towel around the bottom when we put it back into its bag. Try it. You’ll be amazed at the difference.

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September 5, 2006. Food Storage and Preparedness.

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