MATERIALS stored food is more easily damaged. This is usually due to ignorance of the correct way to save it. Though there are little things that you are not thought of before can help endurance herbs longer.
The following safety tips that you may often neglect so that food does not last long.
Enter in freezer
Freezer is not just a place to store ice cream and ice cubes only. Freezer can also be a place where the food to make it more durable. If you want long-lasting vegetables, live cut and insert in sealed plastic and store in the freezer. Another thing that you can store in the freezer is butter, bread, flour, and also to eliminate the evil bacteria.
Put the baking soda in the refrigerator
Vegetables and fruits are kept in the refrigerator issuing ethylene gas that can make them rot faster. To prevent this, put the baking soda in the refrigerator and you will be more fresh vegetables and durable.
Little things have a big impact
Lots of little things that can greatly affect your food resilience. For example, add a few grains of rice in a jar of sugar to prevent clumping. Or give a little butter on the corners so that the cheese does not dry out.
Although the food is in a tight pack does not guarantee the long-lasting food. Examples cheese. Remove the cheese from the wrapper and then re-using the plastic wrap to make it more durable. The same thing you can do to vegetables.
Potatoes, squash, or fruit that is round will be difficult to cut. Because the fruit is not very stable when attached to a cutting board. If you slip, you can cut your hands.
To keep your fingers are not cut when cutting vegetables uneven, use the following techniques, as reviewed by FoxNews:
Step 1: Use a sharp knife, thinly sliced potatoes or other vegetables to make a flat side on the bottom.
Step 2: Cut the potatoes in a downward direction on a cutting board. The way to ensure a stable and potatoes will not roll. Potato slices as desired and then stop when it became wobbly and difficult to handle.
Step 3: Change the position of the potatoes with a wide field and a flat side on the cutting board attached. This makes it easy to cut the last piece the hard cut. Continue slicing as desired.
CUCUMBER usually placed as fresh vegetables, garnishes, salads, or pickled. Water content is 95 percent easier cucumber becomes soft if one storage.
Cucumber has a short shelf life. Most cucumbers at the supermarket sold wrapped in an airtight plastic wrap. Because, cucumber wrapped airtight resilient little longer when compared with fresh cucumbers open, as reviewed Eatbydate.
Knowing the cucumber begins to break
Mostly intact cucumbers usually have longer staying power because it still has the protective skin, which also contains nutrients. You can find out whether the cucumbers start foul by seeing and feeling directly.
The common trait is a bad cucumber damp surface. Cucumber becomes soft and slimy white surface and should not be eaten.
Maintain hygiene and food safety will help prevent rapid deterioration of food. Of course there are certain health risks if you eat a cucumber that has been damaged.
How to save the cucumber
Proper food storage is the key to extend durability. For cucumbers, it is best to keep it in one piece and unpeeled in a plastic bag in the refrigerator vegetable special shelf. Do not wash before storing it in the refrigerator.
Fresh unpeeled cucumber or cut resilient week to 10 days. For the preserved cucumber can last 1-2 weeks, while the already sliced can only survive 1-2 days.
Although it is not frozen, small cucumbers and make pickles feels hard. Some benefits of proper food store than you are eating healthy foods, eating out less expensive because you will not waste food if it breaks down more quickly.
If you have a cucumber in large quantities and is likely to soon deteriorate, then cut into pieces and mix the tomato chunks and add your favorite salad dressing.
After buying frozen potatoes in the supermarket, most of us would take for granted. There is one place that is able to maintain its freshness.
According Arroji, Key Account Manager USA-Indonesian Potato, put the frozen potatoes in containers at grocery bag will make the potatoes can be easily damaged. “Potatoes have odor absorbing properties. When the potato is placed in a plastic bag, what happens is contaminated potato plastic smell. Automated potatoes so damaged,” he told Okezone in SCBD, Jakarta, recently.
He added, with a put potatoes in the plastic packaging, disbursement process becomes faster. As a result, the potato has a lot of water content.
“If the location of your house not far from the supermarket, about 3 minutes the baseball problem and your plastic bags. But if much, I suggest you should bring cooler box or airtight container which has a cooling,” he explained.
Package frozen potato storage process should not go unnoticed. “Potatoes packaging must be placed in one place, not combined with other foods. Taken together, the potatoes will smell bad when eaten,” lugasnya.
According to him, the fries will not be maximum. “It was nothing, fries over dry, broken, and fried in a little longer because you basically frying water,” he concluded.