Tips For Keeping Popular Foods From Spoiling

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Put root vegetables in sand

Next time you pick up sand from your local DIY store, it may not be to make a sandbox in your yard for your kid, but rather to keep your carrots and parsnips fresh. Root vegetables do well in high humidity. They grow under the earth after all so they’re used to the cool feel of soil. Store veggies like turnips, beets, radishes, and carrots in a pot filled with sand, covered in a dark, cool place. These vegetables can actually last for several months when stored like this, removing any sort of rush around incorporating them into your recipes.

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