To keep cucumbers fresh longer - wrap each cucumber individually in a paper towel, then put all cucumbers wrapped in paper towels inside the plastic bag. Put the plastic bag with the cucumbers in a refrigerator. That’s it! It works like magic – the cucumbers will stay perfectly fresh for the whole week!
“After you’ve washed and dried your produce, wrap it in a plain white paper towel, then put it in the refrigerator. This trick really works, try it! It makes lettuce leaves last twice as long as usual!”
The most groundbreaking to us was the method for storing tender leaves like cilantro, parsley, and mint. Store tender herbs by snipping off the bases of the stems and removing any discolored or wilted leaves. More on this technique — as well as other suggested methods for storing herbs like thyme, basil, and chives — are in the post link below.
Seal Food for Sous Vide Cooking or the Freezer with Just a Bowl of Water