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5 fresh foods you shouldn’t keep in your refrigerator

By Hilary Meyer, March 26, 2012 - 1:04pm

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Hilary asks: What are your best tips for storing vegetables so they stay fresh?

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35 degrees is a freezer not a fridge.

Anonymous

02/02/2014 - 8:23pm

Good question the flies and other undesirable
Insects invading fruit and beg left out...I've seen them swarm
around veggie in shops etc....not nice. Let's see if you get a reply

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Anonymous

09/17/2013 - 3:22pm

Celery. Trim off the bottom so you have a fresh green end and store upright in the refrigerator in water like you would roses. Change water every couple of days

Anonymous

08/30/2013 - 6:56am

I'm tempted to get a mini-fridge and set it as warm as I can just for potatoes. Room temperature for me averages 80F or more and potatoes quickly get soft. I think I'd rather risk having a slightly sweet but firm potato than the soft ones I can't, and won't waste. :)

Anonymous

04/22/2013 - 3:49am

I wrap all leafy greens and herbs in a damp tea towel. It takes them weeks to spoil. Make sure towel is always damp though, never wet.

Anonymous

01/17/2013 - 2:38am

I would like to hear from Ms. Meyer what methods she uses to prevent ants, flies, cockroaches and all other manner of insect life from filling her home, when she has all these fruits and vegetables being stored in plain paper bags, or in bowls on her kitchen counter.

I'm not being sarcastic, I really would like to know. Please.

Anonymous

03/28/2012 - 3:27pm

Left tomatoes out, it attracted fruit flies. Put it in the fridge instead, and still fresh.

Anonymous

03/26/2012 - 2:14pm

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