We eat a lot of fresh produce in our house, but unfortunately, berries have always been a challenge for us to keep fresh. That being said, I’m willing to bet we’re not the ONLY ones who have experienced the following scenario:
You’re at the grocery store picking out fresh berries. You double check that there are no visible signs of mold or bacterial growth. Thinking you’ve found the IDEAL container of berries you buy them and revel with joy knowing you’ve made the perfect purchase. You go home and place the berries directly into the refrigerator for safe keeping. The next day you open the refrigerator to enjoy some fre…..What the heck?!?…..Despite your best efforts, the berries are covered in (queue dramatic sound effect)…..Dun Dun Duuuuuuun…..fuzz.
Thankfully, this scenario is a thing of the past. I’ve recently learned how to prolong the life of my beloved produce and couldn’t be happier with the results. Berries now last a week or longer in our refrigerator, which means less fruit in the trash and more in our bellies! [Read more…]