First, in order to be able to store the products, it is clear that we also need to choose them properly so that they do not spoil, before we think about where to put them while we cook them.
Here are some of the most popular fall vegetables and fruits.
Cauliflower – Who doesn't love cauliflower? Fried; of cream soup; stewed as a side dish and covered with sauce - there are many options to prepare something delicious with cauliflower.
When choosing cauliflower, however, you must observe that the white florets are really white, tight and with light green leaves around.
Storage: A plastic bag in the fridge would last a few days. It is important not to wash it before putting it in the refrigerator, but to clean and wash it immediately before cooking.
Cabbage – Undoubtedly, in cabbage season, the markets are full. You should look for heavy, well-shaped and firm cabbages with light green leaves. If their leaves are brown, you better not buy.
Storage: Whole cabbages can last several weeks in a bag or in an open crate.
Beets – Beets are good to be medium in size, with intact skin. And if there are green leaves, it's even better, make sure they're fresh.
Can be stored for up to a week in the refrigerator.
Broccoli – It should look and smell fresh and the florets should be fully closed. If they have stains or are sticky, do not buy.
Store the broccoli in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator for several days.
Eggplant – it is good if they are firm, with a shiny skin and a light green stem. If the trunk is browned or has soft areas, it is better not to buy at all.
Eggplants can be stored at room temperature for up to a week.
Carrots – choose firm carrots, without injuries, spots or soft areas, with the beginnings of rot. They don't have to be big to be pretty.
You can store them for a long time, up to a month, but in a cooler place. But before that, cut the green leaves.
Pumpkin – choose bright, undamaged pumpkins with fresh color. When you pick it up and it's heavier than you expected, it's also prettier.
Pumpkins can be a spectacular autumn decoration in the home. If you keep them cool and dry, they can last for 1-2 months. If you decide to refrigerate them cut into pieces, don't keep them that way for more than 1-2 days.
Apples – they must be fresh, he althy and without blemishes.
If you want to store a larger quantity – wrap each one separately and put them in a crate in a cool place. And if they are a smaller quantity, they can easily stay in the fruit stand so that everyone can have a snack.