Category Archives: Kitchen Tips

How to choose and store strawberries

When you are buying strawberries remember a few rules. The berries must be firm, shiny, and preferably with the green caps still attached. Smaller strawberries tend to have more flavor than larger ones. Avoid limp, wilted, moldy or bruised berries as well as those that have white or green parts. They will not ripen after picking. When possible, you should...
Read more

How to choose and store carrots

Very sweet and tasty carrots are sold in the fall or early winter. In the summer carrots have a sharp taste and in the spring carrots are smaller and have a milder flavor. Good carrots should be firm, without unnecessary growth and smooth. You need to dry unwashed carrots a little after harvesting and then keep in a refrigerator  produce...
Read more

How to store radish

Always prepare radishes just before using, as they lose their potency when cut. Store them in a perforated bag in the fridge for around 3-4 days. Always trim the leaves off before storing, as they'll draw moisture from the radish itself. You can keep the radish greens in the fridge, wrapped in moist kitchen paper then stowed in a...
Read more

How to store asparagus

When you are buying asparagus look for smaller spears since they are especially tender. It's better to choose the sprouts of the same length so that they cook evenly. To store asparagus, wrap the asparagus in a moist paper towel, then put it in a plastic bag and keep it in a refrigerator salad drawer. Also, you can keep it...
Read more
Page 3 of 3123