How to store strawberries

How to store strawberries
How to store strawberries

Fresh strawberries are best eaten within 24 hours if stored at room temperature. When stored properly in the refrigerator, the shelf life is up to 1 week. If there are a lot of strawberries, freeze them, thereby increasing its shelf life up to six months. In this blog, we will discuss how to store strawberries.

How to store strawberries

At room temperature – up to 48 hours
Plucked strawberries literally start to deteriorate in the next few hours, so it is better to eat them right away, or make numerous blanks out of them, for example, jam.

In the refrigerator – up to 1 week
The most “ideal way” to keep fresh strawberries for a long time is to store them properly in the refrigerator. Place the unwashed fresh strawberries in a dry glass container and cover with a damp towel or lid. But strawberries will stay fresh for the longest time if they are placed in layers in a glass container, and at the same time, each layer is shifted with a dry paper towel.

How to store pears for future use

For long-term storage, give preference to unripe fruits – of course, they will not be as sweet and juicy, but they will last longer. Do not pull off the stalks, as this will accelerate the deterioration of the fruit, and be sure to inspect the fruit at least once a week to remove rotten ones.

1. Prepare the jam, the easiest way is to dice and boil with sugar in a 1: 1 ratio, for sweet and juicy varieties, 10 minutes, the ratio can be increased in favor of a pear. Roll up in sterilized jars and store in the cold.

2. Drying – about a year. Cut the fruits into slices 5-7 mm thick. Place them on a baking sheet lined with paper. Send it to an oven preheated to 50 degrees for 6-7 hours. Turn the circles over from time to time.

3. Frozen pears can be stored for a year.

 

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