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15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood


Ever wonder about how to keep your fruits and veggies fresh? Whether you buy them in the store or grow them at home, it is no fun to see them deteriorate almost right before your eyes. I am always in search of ways to keep my fruits and vegetables at the peak of freshness for as long as possible, so when Hometalk approached me and asked if I would share my board on Keeping it Fresh I jumped at the chance. I knew this would be valuable to you, my readers, and it would also give you a chance to check out the great things going on at Hometalk if you haven’t already.

Here are a few of my favorites from Keeping it Fresh.

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood How to Grow Onions – How To Store Onions: The Seasoned Homemaker 

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood Keeping Berries Fresh: Adventures of a Busy Bee

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood Cleaning Garden Produce: Chaotically Creative


15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood I Would be remiss if I didn’t share a few of my own ideas too! :)

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood Preserve your Homegrown Herbs in 3 Different Ways

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood How to Preserve Peppers in 3 Different Ways

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood How To Sun Dry Tomatoes

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood How to Preserve Home Grown Herbs with Sea Salt

15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh #foodstorage #fresh #wholefood #realfood

How to Make Infused Oil

Be sure to head over to Hometalk to see the rest of the 15 Ways to Keep Food Fresh and all the other great preserving, gardening and DIY ideas too. 

15 Ways to Keep your Food Fresh shared with:

*Memories by the Mile: Treasure Box Tuesday *Lou Lou Girls *April J Harris: Hearth and Soul  *Table for Seven: Share your Stuff *Creative K Kids: Tasty Tuesdays *Recipes for our Daily Bread: Wonderful Wednesday Blog Hop *Teach Inspire Love Raise: Wake up Wednesday *Crafty Allie: Worthwhile Wednesday

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