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Storing Food at Your Apartment for Rent near The Villages, FL

At PepperTree Apartment Homes, your apartment will not only feature a professionally designed color scheme in either beige, taupe, or gray, but also a beautiful kitchen. Your kitchen will come equipped with a glass-top stove, large refrigerator with icemaker, oversized maple and oak kitchen cabinets, and a spacious pantry. You can be sure that you will have plenty of space to store all your kitchen gadgets and food items. But, when storing those food items, do you know how to store them, where, and for how long? If not, we’ve put together a handy list for storing certain food staples you may buy frequently:

Apples – Keep in a refrigerator drawer, unwrapped, for up to 3 weeks

Berries – Keep in a refrigerator drawer, uncovered in a vented container, for 3-5 days

Grapes – Keep in a refrigerator drawer, in a perforated plastic bag, for up to 2 weeks

Tomatoes – Keep on the countertop, unwrapped, for up to 5 days

Broccoli – Keep in a refrigerator drawer, wrapped in plastic, for up to 5 days

Onions – Keep whole onions in a dark pantry, unwrapped, for 1-2 months

Potatoes – Keep in a dark pantry, in a paper bag, for up to 2 months

Bread – Keep a loaf in the freezer, in a sealed bag with no air, for up to 3 months, or store on the counter, in a sealed bag with no air, for up to 3 days

Bell peppers – Keep on the refrigerator shelf, in a plastic bag, for up to 1 week

Mushrooms – Keep on the refrigerator shelf, in a paper bag, for up to 3 days

As you can see, there are many different ways to store your food items to ensure lasting freshness at your apartment for rent near The Villages, Florida. If you are not a resident of our community, but would like to learn more, contact us today.