Thursday, October 24, 2013

Storing Fruits and Vegetable Part 3


    How to Store Fruits & Vegetables
    Refrigerator
    Apples (7 days) **** High Ethylene Producers
    Apricots **** Keep away from other fresh
    Canteloupe **** produce to slow down
    Figs **** ripening/spoilage.
    Honeydew ****  
    Blackberries Unwashed in a Single Layer  
    Blueberries Unwashed in a Single Layer  
    Raspberries Unwashed in a Single Layer  
    Strawberries Unwashed in a Single Layer  
    Broccoli Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Carrots Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Cauliflower Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Corn Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Green Onions Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Lettuce Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Peas Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Radishes Unwashed in a Plastic Bag  
    Mushrooms Store in a Paper Bag  
    Okra    
    Artichokes    
    Asparagus    
    Beets    
    Brussels Sprouts    
    Cabbage    
    Celery    
    Cherries    
    Grapes    
    Green Beans    
    Herbs (not basil)    
    Lima Beans    
    Leafy Vegetables    
    Leeks    
    Plumbs    
    Sopinach    
    Sprouts    
    Summer Squash    
    Yellow Squash    
    Zucchini    
    Countertop
    Apples ( 7 days) **** High Ethylene Producers: Keep
    Bananas **** away from other fresh produce
    Tomatoes **** to slow down ripening/spoilage
    Basil    
    Cucumbers    
    Eggplant    
    Garlic    
    Ginger    
    Grapefruit    
    Jicama    
    Lemons    
    Limes    
    Mangoes    
    Oranges    
    Papayas    
    Peppers    
    Persimmons    
    Pineapple    
    Plantains    
    Pomegranates    
    Watermelon    
    Cool, Dry Place
    Acorn Squash    
    Butternut Squash    
    Onions **** Keep away from each
    Potatoes **** other
    Pumpkins    
    Spaghetti Squash    
    Sweet Potatoes    
    Winter Squash    
    Counter/Fridge
    (Ripen on Counter, then
    Refrigerate)
    Avacodos **** High Ethylene Producers:  Keep
    Nectarines **** away from other fresh produce
    Peaches **** to slow down ripening/
    Pears **** spoilage
    Plums ****  
    Kiwi    
     
     
     
     
     
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