Midea Reunion Dinner 2019 Guide to storing fruits: Where and when to keep fruits in your refrigerator
10 tips to keep your fruits and vegetable fresh for a longer time.
- Short for first in, first out. Rotate your food so that you consume the food that you bought earlier first.
- To ensure bacteria doesn’t multiply, the temperature of the fridge should be kept at 3 degree C or below.
- Meat should be stores in the lowest compartment of the fridge as it is the coldest section. It helps to prevent the juices from leaking onto the other foods too.
- It is good practice to to separate your meat, poultry and seafood to avoid cross contamination.
- In general, raw meats can be stored for about four days, cooked meats for about three.
- Ethylene gas are released by some fruits. It may cause vegetables to prematurely spoil. It is best to store fruits and vegetables separately in the dedicated fruit and vegetables compartments.
- Keep your fridge clean. Leftover residue or mold spores can increase the spoilage of all your food that is in the fridge.
- Try not to cut your fruits and vegetables unless you have to. A cut apple is going to spoil faster than one that is not.
- Do not overstock the fridge as it will lead to poor air circulation.
- Trapped moisture will also make mushrooms go bad. Store them in a brown paper bag in the fridge or a cool, dry place.