Prevent moldy strawberries by storing them like this!

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Strawberries are one of the most popular fruits, so when you buy them, you want to make sure they last until they are all gone. However, not everyone knows the proper way to do this, and if the fruit is not stored the way it should be, you can easily end up with moldy strawberries that are no longer good to eat. This excellent food hack will have you buying strawberries when they are on sale, and not having to worry about them going bad. For the full video, you will want to take a look at the VitaLivesFree site. The following are just some of the steps on how you can prevent moldy strawberries.

Strawberries really hate moisture, and they really hate to be enclosed without any oxygen. So what you need to do is to get yourself some sort of tray, or a shallow box and then put some paper towels onto the bottom as a base for the strawberries. Then take a look at each strawberry before you place it into the tray to make sure they are not rotting, or smashed and take them out and eat them. Otherwise, they will rot the other strawberries around them. Sort through and only keep the strawberries that are really good and healthy. Before you put them into the tray, you want to be sure and dry them one by one with a cloth tea towel or paper towel to get rid of any moisture. When placing the strawberries into the tray, you want to stand them up one by one. This simple food hack and food idea will allow you to enjoy fresh strawberries for about a week. You can either enjoy the strawberries fresh or use them in your favorite strawberry recipe ideas. This is a great food hack that will allow you to stock up on fresh strawberries when they go on sale, and enjoy them for much longer.

It's always a good time of year when fresh, bright-red strawberries are available to enjoy fresh or in your recipe ideas. Strawberries are soft, sweet, and bursting with flavor. There are some food hacks to follow to ensure your strawberries stay at their best. Wash the strawberries as you go. Wash strawberries only before you eat them. This is important because strawberries are like sponges, so once they are wet, they will soak up every bit of moisture, making them more likely to get mushy and to spoil faster. Also, wet strawberries are more apt to get moldy. Leave the stems on the strawberries as long as possible. Keeping the strawberry stems on until you are about to eat the strawberries will help to prolong their shelf life. Don't let one strawberry spoil the whole bunch. If you notice any moldy strawberries in the container, remove them right away. Mold spreads easily, so it is best to remove any spoiled strawberries before they ruin the rest of the bunch. If you are buying strawberries by the clamshell at the grocery store, practice the food hack on the site to ensure they stay their best. If you are eating the strawberries right away, store them on the countertop. If you plan to use the strawberries the day you bring them home, you don't need to put them in the fridge. You can get the strawberries at room temperature on the kitchen counter. If you are planning to eat the strawberries, later on, you can store them in the fridge.

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