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Tips & Techniques

Keeping Food Fresh

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Keep your veggies and fruits fresher for longer. Extend the life of your fresh produce by storing it the right way. Find out how!


To keep an avocado from turning brown after it's cut, leave the pit in, brush the flesh with either lemon or lime juice, and wrap it tightly in plastic.



Cilantro will stay fresh for up to two weeks. Simply snip off the bottom of the stems, place in a jar filled partially with water, cover loosely with a plastic bag, and store in the refrigerator. Change the water after several days or when it starts to discolor.

Bananas and Apples

Bananas and Apples

To prevent cut fruit like apples or bananas from turning brown, brush the surface of the fruit with a mixture of lemon or orange juice and water.