It is true that we cannot keep food fresh forever, but with the efficient methods, we can definitely prolong it. Preserving food correctly not only save your money but also protect your food from change in color, texture and nutrition.
Meat, poultry and fish
In order to maintain quality and freshness of raw meat, poultry and fish, it is critical to keep it cold enough to deactivate the bacteria. Usually, raw food last safely within roughly three days in the refrigerator. If you wish to keep uncooked food for a longer period of time, freezing them is the best way. It is recommended to properly prep it before freezing as follow:
- First of all, carefully wash them with fresh water
- Put it in proper plastic bags or food storage containers and cover the containers then store in freezer
Then they absolutely can be frozen for a couple of months.
However, with the help of a vacuum food-saver, you are now able to extend your food life up to 3-5 times longer than the conventional ways. Today, it is not difficult for you to find the best vacuum sealer of many types in the market that satisfies your needs from a counter top model to a handheld one.
Fruit and vegetables
For fresh fruits and vegetables, you should store them in the fridge and bear in mind those pieces of notice: (more…)