Tip for Fruit That Spoils Too Quickly

Here’s a tip from a reader that works for her…

Berries are delicious, but they’re also kind of delicate and can get that fuzzy mold fairly easily.

Here’s a tip I’m sharing on how to prevent them from getting that in the first place:

Wash them with vinegar.

·      When you get your berries home, prepare a mixture of one part vinegar (white or apple cider probably work best) and ten parts water.
·      Dump the berries into the mixture and swirl around.
·      Drain, rinse if you want (though the mixture is so diluted you can’t taste the vinegar)
·      Pop in the fridge.
·      The vinegar kills any mold spores and other bacteria that might be on the surface of the fruit, and voila! Raspberries will last a week or more, and strawberries go almost two weeks without getting moldy and soft.

You’re so berry welcome!

What’s For Dinner March 19th?

Join us for dinner Monday, March 19th from 5 pm to 7 pm.

Here’s what our chef has planned!

Italian Baked Chicken

Rice – Green Beans – Salad

Dessert – Beverages – Rolls

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As always, our dinners are free to anyone wishing to come for dinner or come for friendship.  All denominations, or those with no church affiliation, are welcome.  Our door is open! Contact us with any questions regarding meals, support, or volunteering.

hooksettcommunitykitchen@gmail.com

603-485-9009