Once home from grocery shopping, you should refrigerate or freeze perishables right away in the proper containers. What types of containers are the correct ones? For starters, you’ll want to avoid using the thin plastic produce bags from the store, as these won’t preserve freshness. Instead, keep refrigerated fruits and vegetables inside sealed bags, glass containers with tight-fitting lids or airtight plastic containers to ward off rot and bacteria. Keep reading for more tips.
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