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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!

- Submitted by GOGOSHIRE 6/25/2010 in Saving Money | 8 Comments
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SBOYKIN 6/29/2010 3:33:00 PM

    My stuff always gets rotten spots or dissolves into mushy -- never wilts. Am I doing something wrong?
TIPPIMITCHELL 6/29/2010 11:47:00 AM

    I can't believe I didn't think of this. Oh, the money I've tossed. Thanks!
DORSKI 6/28/2010 6:45:00 AM

    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.
DIAMONDS4ME 6/27/2010 11:20:00 PM

    Excellent and clever idea!
MAXMAN1961 6/27/2010 6:39:00 PM

    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
JJACOBY149561 6/27/2010 2:31:00 PM

    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.
DONNA1619 6/27/2010 1:50:00 AM

TCICHOWSKI 6/26/2010 3:00:00 PM

    What a great tip!

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