Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

• Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in the summer

At first glance it seems that the storage of fruits, berries and vegetables - is simple enough. That's just in practice a lot of people make very common mistakes in their storage, which leads to rapid deterioration as a useful part of the diet. Material teach how to correctly preserve foods.

Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

1. Do not wash strawberries

Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

Wash strawberries leads to lightning-fast rotting berries.

strawberries almost 100% of water, delicate and easily damaged pulp begins avalanche process "raskisaniya" berries. Enough to get a few drops of water in the bucket, as most raskisnet hour. Therefore, if after collecting berries in a bucket in the country will start to rain, you need to immediately - to be more precise, as soon as possible! - to place the bucket in the room. Pour water berries need only portions and just before eating.

2. Berries do not clean in advance

Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

The berries are not pre-cleaned, and before eating. / Photo: pqa.ru.net

When the berries are cleaned of leaves and cuttings, they are slightly or even significantly (depending on the cleaning of hands) are damaged, flow and begin the process of decay. This process is not as fleeting as generated by hook or under running water, but also fast enough. So the berries should be stored with the petioles and cleaned immediately before the washing and eating.

3. Fruits are not stored in the refrigerator. Yes it's true!

Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

Fruits were stored at room temperature. / Photo: widefon.com All the matter in large quantities of condensate (water discharge to the surface of the fruit). If you suddenly move from the heat the fruit in cold, they get wet and spoil quickly. Fruits must be stored at a temperature of 16-18 degrees, without sudden drops. The exception was a citrus fruit.

4. Each vegetable requires its storage temperature

Rules year storage of fruits, vegetables and berries in summer

Table vegetable storage temperature. / Photo: zen.yandex.ru

Suitable for various vegetables different storage conditions, but the general rule - the maximum stored at low temperature and high humidity, preventing condensation. Therefore, different fruits have to be placed on different shelves of the refrigerator.

5. The storage of greens should pay special attention to

Greens need to be stored with particular thoroughness. / Photo: kuhnya.ru

Greens are best stored at a temperature close to zero. The average domestic refrigerator, for example, lettuce may remain for about a week without problems. Brown leaf bases of different salads, parsley and dill, however, should be cut. But the package with a lot of small holes will contribute to gas exchange, but will prevent vapor condensation. It is better to close tightly to avoid wilting leaves. Salads, especially lettuce, should not be stored in the refrigerator in the neighborhood with apples as ethylene, contained in fruits may cause the appearance of brown spots on lettuce leaves.