Storing is an important aspect of cooking. Not all food we prepare are consumed immediately. Some need to be stored for being used later. So here are some handy t timberlands ips as how you can store your food for long periods of time.
Buying and Storing Cilantro When buying Cilantro/Coriander leaves at the store, shake out the extra water and dry with a paper towel. Do not rinse until just before using, then rinse well. Storing: As soon as you bring cilantro home from the market, stand it upright in a glass of warm water to give it a final drink, then wrap a wet paper towel around its roots (it will last longer with roots intact). Store in a paper towel in the vegetable crisper drawer. Storing Flour Retain the freshness of plain flour, semolina and gram flour by storing them in the refrigerator and they will remain fresh for a long time. Storing Ice Cream Store the ice cream container in a big Ziploc plastic freezer bag. timberlands This will stop ice crystals from forming when it is in the freezer. Storing Potatoes Store potatoes in a cool dark place. To prevent potatoes from budding, place an apple timberlands in the bag with the potatoes! This will prevent the potatoes from budding. Change the apple every week. Avoid Staining Tupperware Before storing tomato based sauces or Indian curries with lots of turmeric powder or other foods that can stain, spray your plastic storage container with nonstick cooking spray. Storing Cilantro Mint leaves Clean, wash and chop cilantro or mint leaves finely. Fill each cube in a ice cube tray with the finely chopped cilantro or mint leaves. Top each cube with cold water and freeze. The cilantro or mint cubes can be dropped into curries etc. on an as needed basis.
Miscellaneous Place green fruits in a perforated plastic bag. The holes will allow air to circulate while retaining the ethylene gas that fruits produce during ripening. It is better to store cheese in chill tray to keep it good for days. Olive oil oxidizes easily, which results in the loss of its delicate flavours. Remove frozen cubes and store in a sealable freezer bag, using as and when required. Make crumbs of day old chapatis, d timberlands ry for two to three hours in a wide plate, bottle and refrigerate. Use later like breadcrumbs or as required, will keep for four to five days in refrigerator. Stuffed veggies like bittergourds and potatoes, etc. can be stored in freezer bags, and thawed as required. Make sure to thaw completely before proceeding to cook it. Mix fifteen to twenty cloves with every kilogram of dal while storing to prevent it from being attacked by insects. The same cloves can be reused. To prevent this store baking powder in airtight containers. The frozen soup cubes can be wrapped and stored in the freezer. They freeze very well and can be stored in batches of 3 or 4 egg whites at a time.