Proper storage of food

If you have to often throw food into a trash can, do not despair, because, most likely, you just kept them wrong. "So Simple!" Will tell you what products you store not as needed, and how to do it. If you do not want to translate products, read carefully to extend the shelf life !

How to store products

  • Nuts Wrong: Buffet / Correct: Refrigerator Nuts should be stored in a closed container in the refrigerator, because at room temperature the natural oils contained in the nuts become bitter.
  • Eggs Wrong: Refrigerator door / Correct: Average shelf of the refrigerator Raw eggs should be stored in the warmest place of the refrigerator, and if you store them on the door, frequent temperature fluctuations due to opening and closing the refrigerator can affect the shelf life of eggs.
  • Wheat flour Correct: Freezer / Wrong: Buffet If the flour is stored for more than 3 months – store it in the freezer. If the flour does not stagnate, you can leave it in the cupboard.
  • Flaxseed Wrong: Buffet / Correct: Refrigerator Linseed can be stored for up to 3 months in an opaque, sealed container.
  • Potato Wrong: Fridge / Correct: Buffet It is best to store the potatoes in a dry dark cupboard, at medium temperature, but away from the stove and oven.
  • Tomatoes Wrong: Fridge / Correctly: Kitchen table In a refrigerator, tomatoes lose all moisture and flavor, so it's best to store them at room temperature in a paper bag.
  • Red and yellow onions Incorrect: Fridge / Correct: The bulb should be stored in a cool dry place with good air circulation, but not in the refrigerator.
  • Parsley, dill, basil Wrong: Cool and dry / Correct: Coolness and humidity Greens can be wrapped with a paper towel and placed in the refrigerator door or stored in a container with water, like a bouquet, on the kitchen table.
  • Cucumbers Wrong: Fridge / Correctly: Kitchen table So that cucumbers do not wilt, keep them not in the refrigerator and away from tomatoes and bananas, as they emit ethylene gas, which contributes to quick wilting.
  • Celery Wrong: In the refrigerator in the plastic / Correct: In the refrigerator in the foil Celery is best kept wrapped in foil in the refrigerator door.
  • Garlic Wrong: Refrigerator Correctly: Kitchen table or buffet (short shelf life) or freezer (long-term storage) To keep garlic from yellowing, store it in cool, dark places with good air circulation.
  • Coffee grains Incorrect: Refrigerator / Correct: Buffet (short shelf life) or freezer (long-term storage). Coffee beans should be stored in a dry and cool place in airtight glass or ceramic containers, away from high temperatures.
  • Bread Wrong: Fridge / Correct: Buffet (short shelf life) or freezer (long-term storage) Bread quickly becomes stale in the fridge. Therefore, keep it in the breadbox on the table.
  • Avocado Wrong: Fridge / Correct: Buffet Avocado never ripens in the cold, so it is best to leave it for 4-5 days at room temperature.

  • With these tips, you stop throwing products into the trash. They will be stored much longer and will retain their taste and all useful vitamins and minerals . Tell your friends how to store food correctly !