How to Store Basil

How to Store Basil

Basil is great. Not only does it provide seasoning for many different dishes, but it is tasty too. While dried basil is great, nothing beats fresh basil added to a pasta dish! If you have recently purchased basil, you may be wondering what the best way is to store it. There are a few different …

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How To Store Brussels Sprouts

How to store brussel sprouts

Brussels sprouts. The unsung hero of a Thanksgiving or Christmas dinner and the most underappreciated vegetable of many a roasted dish. Once boiled beyond redemption and served sitting in a puddle of its own sogginess, you’ll now find a hundred different recipes for Brussels sprouts that see them roasted, fried, or shaved straight into a …

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How to Store Bagels

How to store bagels

Contrary to belief, the bagel actually dates back to the early 1600s in the Jewish communities of Krakow. The late 19th century saw the emergence of bagels coming to the US, especially the Lower East Side of New York as a result of Jewish immigrants from Poland sailing across the Atlantic to the land of …

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How To Store Bread

How To Store Bread

Plenty of people will have bread at home in their kitchens. Bread is a versatile food, you can have it with a stew or both, make it into a sandwich, and much more. But, bread has the downfall of not having the longest shelf life. Fresh bread will only last a few days at its …

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How to Store Brown Sugar

How to store brown sugar

If you do not store brown sugar correctly, it is very prone to hardening. When it reaches this point, it is hard to use and becomes an inconvenience. It can be hard to get the sugar out of the packaging without making a mess, and you cannot seal it to keep the air out. Brown …

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How to Store Banana Bread

how to store banana bread

Banana bread is one of life’s great inventions. The very definition of thriftiness lies in the use of leftover bananas being turned into this delicious baked treat. Having an abundance of bananas can lead to having an abundance of banana bread, and whilst that is not something we would ever complain about, we do worry …

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How to Store Apples

apples in fridge

There is nothing better than a homegrown apple, fresh from the tree. As everyone knows, apple trees produce copious amounts of fruits, which can be hard to eat before they go off. With the correct storage, they will keep for extended periods. Here are our top tips for apple storage, helping to keep them fresher …

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How To Store Asparagus

As the asparagus season approaches, you may be tempted to buy large bunches. Asparagus is a delicious and versatile, healthy vegetable. Its young shoots are often classed as a spring vegetable, and regardless of age and size, it is always a great addition to any meal.  But like any vegetable, it can go bad and …

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How to Store Carrots

How to store carrots

Carrots are a hardy root vegetable that is in season between early September until December. They are high in beta carotene, Vitamin K1, fiber, and antioxidants. They are commonly linked to an improvement in optical health and a decreased risk of cancer. Western carrots are most commonly found in orange but also come in white, …

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