MANY people have known the disappointment of opening the fridge to get a crunchy lettuce salad, only to find it has gone brown and soggy.
It turns out there is a simple way to ensure your leaves stay green and fresh this summer.
Apparently all you need to do is place a damp paper towel inside the salad bag.
The trick has been known by some for years, but shared again by food blogger Marie Saba.
A few years ago, she wrote on Instagram: "When you get home with bagged greens, cut open the bag and put a paper towel inside.
"The paper towel will absorb moisture and keep the greens fresher longer".
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So now you don’t have to worry about finding a disappointing salad again, and the best part is it only costs a few pence.
Many people were quick to react to the video.
One said: “Genius.”
Another added: “OMG – thank you!! I waste more than I like to admit – can't wait to try this!!”
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And a third commented: “I do the same exact thing and if I keep it in a container I always wrap it in a paper towel also but let's not forget if you have mushrooms always take them out of the container and put them inside a paper bag.
"They last longer and it keeps them from getting glossy right away.
"The other thing I do is always take your celery out of the plastic bag wrap it in aluminium foil seal it and then put it in the crisper drawer, it lasts a really long time."
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