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27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible

27 Ways To Make Your Groceries Last As Long As Possible
1. Onions stored in pantyhose will last as long as 8 months. Put onions in pantyhose, and tie knots between onion. Plus it makes a freaky wall art installation! 2. Freeze green onions in a plastic bottle. Make sure the green onions are completely dry before storing or they’ll get freezer burn. 4. This is the best way to keep delicate herbs like parsley, basil, cilantro, and chives fresh the longest. 5. Oily herbs like thyme can be tied loosely together with string and hung in the open air. 6. Invest in an Herb Savor. 7. Prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider) and ten parts water. 8. There are a number of ways to keep avocado green, and oil is one of them. 9. They’ll spoil faster. 10. 11. It’s not just an old wives’ tale. 12. 13. Wrap in cheese paper or wax paper (NOT plastic wrap) and then place in a plastic baggie. 14. The herbs will infuse the oil while freezing, and the ice cubes are very handy for cooking: just pop one out and use as the base of a dish. 15. 16. 17.

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