Sent by Nancy H
1. Prevent brown sugar clumps by tossing a marshmallow or two in the container. Read more.
2. Keep the halves of avocado fresh by storing them in an airtight container on a bed of roughly chopped onions. Watch video.
3. Cut the leaves and roots off of celery, wrap it in a paper towel, then wrap that in foil. Read more.
4. Get rid of any mold spores lurking on your berries or greens by rinsing them well in vinegar water before putting them in your fridge. Read more.
5. After you’re done washing your produce, put it in a plastic bag or glass container with a folded-over paper towel inside to soak up extra water.
6. Wrap onions individually in (clean, unworn) pantyhose, then store them in a cool, dry place. Read more.
7. Cut half an inch off the bottom of your asparagus, then store it in water in the fridge. Read more.
8. Make a batch of smoothies, then freeze them in mason jars so they last at least three weeks. Read more.
9. If after cooking you have way too many extra green onions, chop them up and freeze them in an empty water bottle (plastic OR glass). Read more.
10. Flip your all-natural nut butters upside down to keep them from separating. Read more.
11. Freeze tablespoons of tomato paste so you never waste the second half of a can of tomato paste again. Read more.
12. Then freeze any extra fresh herbs in olive oil, so they’re easy to drop into stews, pastas, and scrambled eggs. Read more.
13. Or go ahead and store them in moist paper towels or in jars with water. Read more.
14. When you’re not using it, store your butter in the back of your fridge, not in the butter spot in the front door of your fridge. Read more.
15. Separate your bananas and wrap each stem in a small amount of plastic wrap to help them last longer. Read more.
16. Whether you used half a carton of chicken broth for dinner or got fancy and made your own, store the leftovers by freezing them. Read more.
17. Make extra soup, then ladle it into red Solo cups to freeze. Grab one or two cups’ worth to defrost anytime you need a quick dinner. Read more.
18. Store a cut loaf of bread in a paper bag, cut-side down. Read more.
19. Pour your paper bag of flour into an airtight glass jar. Read more.
20. Stash leftover pizza slices in a plastic bag to keep them from drying out in the fridge. Read more.
21. Store your milk in the coldest part of the fridge — the back of the middle shelf. Read more.
22. Make a double portion of cookie dough to use the next time guests come over, divide the layers with wax paper, then freeze them. Read more.
23. Do the same thing with a sliced chocolate cake for the evenings.