Secrets to making fresh fruit and vegetables last longer

Sometimes a trip to the farmer’s market can lead to the purchase of quite a bit of fruits and vegetables, and for good reason: the food is healthy, locally-grown and delicious. However, there are instances when people tend to overdo it, ending up with more in their bags than the originally-planned intent to purchase a few apples and some beets.

Back at home, the issue then becomes a matter of finding ways to ensure that the excess foods don’t spoil and go to waste. Aside from the obvious idea of consuming them, it’s often not realistic to eat such a significant …read more