Whether from-for features of mentality, whether historically, and inhabitants of the post-Soviet space — the people are Thrifty. The family with average income of food in the apartment is enough for a small shop!
If you live calmer, and when in kladochku, and the refrigerator is stocked with food in sufficient quantity, then you just have to learn the rules of proper food storage, not to throw away money unnecessarily.
How to keep foods fresh
Storing apples in the kitchen at room temperature to anything good does not. Even the most juicy fruits will quickly become soft. Container for vegetables and fruits in the fridge they belong — the apples will remain fresh and crisp for several weeks.
Just bought the flour it is better to pour into a glass jar with a lid. If you store it in a paper bag, can wind up insects, and in plastic containers flour quickly rot.
Definitely keep fruit in the refrigerator — good idea. But this should be done wisely: fruit should not be in direct proximity with vegetables. Place them in different containers.
But for potatoes the fridge — not the best option. As a result of this storage of starch in the tubers is converted into sugar. Dark, cool, well ventilated room is a perfect place for storing large quantities of potatoes.
It is necessary to store onions in the same terms that the potato, but in any case not with him! These two products when sharing is detrimental to each other and deteriorate faster. The bulbs will be to feel good and in the refrigerator (but not near fruit).
Do not store the lettuce in a closed plastic bag. Better wrap them in paper or placed vertically in a basin.
So the cheese was stored longer and not moulded case circuit breaker, wrap it in wax paper and then place in a container with a lid or package. Still, cheese is a product that for the future it is better not to buy.
Pasta after opening the plastic bag it is better to place it in a glass container with a lid. It will not allow the product to absorb odors and moisture.
Keep the tomatoes away from light and moisture. The debate continues about whether to store tomatoes in the refrigerator. Let’s say that the refrigerator tomatoes do remain fresh longer, but lose aroma. To restore the smell, remove the vegetables from the refrigerator the day before cooking.
Refrigerator — the best bread! Baked goods last longer not only not stale, but not moldy. One caveat: the product must be in the package.
I hope these practical tips will help keep your strategic reserves of fresh. But, as practice shows, the best economy is the creation of lists and menu planning.
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