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Keep Produce Fresh Longer

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If you store in a plastic bag or container, adding a dry paper towel helps vegetable produce last a lot longer. I add one to all of my cut up veggies and bags of lettuce

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  • I remember a Tupperware rep telling me to wrap my lettuce in a damp paper towel or even fabric kitchen towel after I removed the core, then store it in their tupperware container (of course) to last longer. It actually does work. I no longer store it in the container, but I do wrap the lettuce head in a damp towel and throw in a large zip lock. - by SINGLEMOM1960
  • I always do this. when we use strawberries I wash them as i am about to use them.I take the hulls out last and put them in a bowl with a paper towel to absorb any moisture.The moisture keeps them fresh till they are actually served at the table. - by NORASPAT
  • Great idea! My husband did this not too long after his mom died and it really does work! emoticon emoticon - by ANGELFMABV

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