Strawberries are one of the most loved berries all around the world, but one thing that we all can relate to is the shelf life of these little, sweet berries which often dies a mushy death in just a few days of purchasing.
Ever wondered why this happens and is there a way to retain their freshness and keep them delicious.
Why do strawberries rot so fast?
Most of us wash, clean and then store our fruits and veggies, and strawberries are no exception. But you will be amazed to know that the reason strawberries rot so fast is because of their exposure to water and moisture. Yes, washing strawberries with water and then preserving them in a refrigerator is the only reason why they spoil so quickly. What if we tell you about this brilliant hack that will not only retain the freshness but will also keep the nutrients intact.
Why should you blow dry strawberries?
Strawberries are naturally loaded with antioxidants and vitamin C, which is good for boosting immunity, strengthening metabolism, reduces cell damage and promotes cell regeneration. However, this sweet little fruit is vulnerable to moisture and temperature, thus needs proper tactics to store and blow drying strawberries can save them from ruining.
How to save strawberries by blow drying!
No doubt, eating something without washing is gross as the fruit or berries may contain chemicals, additives, wax, sand or dirt, which can cause several ailments. Thus, following this trick can actually save the berries from spoiling and keep them clean.
To begin with remove, the crown of the strawberries (green leaves).
Easy steps to store strawberries
Next, wash them with cold water, place them on a paper towel to dry out.
Keep them on an open tray and using a blow dryer at low.
Blow dry for 30 seconds to 40 seconds. Place them in an air tight container and put them in the fridge and enjoy.
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