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Don'T Throw Out Those Old Withered Veggies In The Fridge - Make Broth!

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I never get through the whole bunch of celery before it starts to get rubbery. What a waste of $! But not if I throw the whole thing in a pot of water, chuck in a few carrots, garlic, onions, garlic, peppers, herbs - whatever else will get thrown out. Boil for a while then freeze for later!

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  • My stuff always gets rotten spots or dissolves into mushy -- never wilts. Am I doing something wrong? - by SBOYKIN
  • I can't believe I didn't think of this. Oh, the money I've tossed. Thanks! - by TIPPIMITCHELL
  • Great idea. Another way to prolong your celery is to keep in a jar of water. Whenever i don't use up my celery fast enough and it starts to soften up i put it in water and it will become crisp again and keep for a long time. - by DORSKI
  • Excellent and clever idea! - by DIAMONDS4ME
  • MAXMAN1961
    This is a great tip that I will use. I have such guilt when throwing away food that I didn't eat before it withered on multiple levels including the waste of good money. emoticon - by MAXMAN1961
  • JJACOBY149561
    You can also try putting celery stalks in a glass of cold water in the fridge for a few hours. Rubberiness is gone and they are crunchy as new! I keep mine like this so they are always visible when I open the door and easy to grab for a snack. - by JJACOBY149561
  • hum - by DONNA1619
  • What a great tip! - by TCICHOWSKI

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