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Where to Store Different Types of Foods in Your Apartment by The Villages, FL

The kitchens inside PepperTree Apartment Homes are well-appointed, featuring large refrigerators with ice makers, oversized kitchen cabinets in elegant wood finishes, and spacious pantries. So, there is ample room to store all of your food. However, sometimes people are unsure of where to store certain food items, especially produce. To help preserve your produce so that it lasts longer, here are some tips on where to store your produce:

  • Avocados –store unripened avocados at room temperature on the kitchen counter. Store ripe avocados on a refrigerator shelf.

  • Apples – in a refrigerator drawer, unwrapped.

  • Bell peppers, broccoli, cabbage, cauliflower and carrots – on a refrigerator shelf in a plastic bag or wrapped in plastic.

  • Citrus fruits – on a refrigerator shelf, unwrapped.

  • Lettuce and other leafy greens, and green beans – in a plastic bag with a dry paper towel, in the refrigerator drawer.

  • Tomatoes, melons – at room temperature on the kitchen counter.

  • Garlic and onions – in a dark pantry, unwrapped.

  • Mushrooms – in a paper bag on a refrigerator shelf.

  • Potatoes and sweet potatoes – in a paper bag in a dark pantry.

Following these tips, the produce you keep in your luxurious kitchen of your apartment near The Villages, FL, can last much longer, which could even save you money on your grocery bill.
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