Easy To Use Hacks To Keep Food Fresh For A Longer Period Of Time

There are times when we all have some excess food in our kitchens. It could be surplus groceries or leftovers after a huge meal. Packing and storing these meals becomes a huge issue for the unprepared people. And there are times when the traditional methods of food storing and preserving do not help. We would like to store and preserve our food for a bit longer. Luckily there are some easy to use food hacks that let us store and preserve our foods for a longer period of time.

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1Vinegar bath for strawberries

Do you love strawberries but get upset when they spoil even while in your refrigerator? Here is a simple yet effective method to preserve them for a longer period of time. Simply make a bath with 3 parts water and one part vinegar. Let the strawberries soak in the bath for some time. Then remove them, pat them dry and refrigerate. You will notice they will stay fresh for a longer period of time.

Vinegar bath for strawberries

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2Keep cookies soft

Do you like keeping cookies in a jar but get upset when they become hard after a few days? Here is an easy solution to your problems. Just place a slice of bread in the jar. The bread has moisture in it which will keep the cookies soft for longer. Try it and experience the difference for yourself.

Keep cookies soft

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3Bury your eggs in salt

If you accidentally bought more eggs than you need you can easily keep them fresh for longer. All you need is a box of salt. Salt is cheap and easy to buy in bulk. Fill a container with a layer of salt and gently press the eggs down in the salt layer. Cover the top of the eggs with more salt and keep in a dry place. The salt forms a protective layer around the eggs and keeps them fresh for longer without harming the flavor.

Bury your eggs in salt

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4Keep pineapple fresh for longer

If you have a pineapple that you would like to keep fresh for a longer period of time all you need to do it cut off the top. Remove the top part of the pineapple and place it top down on a plate. Make sure the exposed part of the pineapple is touching the plate. Keep it in the refrigerator and watch how it will take longer to spoil.

Keep pineapple fresh for longer

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5Melt butter to store it up to a year

If you want to keep butter preserved for a year then you can use this simple trick. Unwrap a stick of butter and cut it into cubes. Place the cubes into a jar and place the jar into an oven and melt the butter until it turns into liquid. This liquid butter will stay fresh for a year.

Melt butter to store it up to a year

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