Kitchen Tips: 6 Ways To Store Spinach To Extend Its Freshness

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Welcome to Kitchen Tips! Today, we'll show you 6 ways to store spinach and keep it fresh for longer. Say goodbye to wilted greens!

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Slide 1: Keep spinach in its original packaging or wrap it in a paper towel and store in a plastic bag. This will prevent excess moisture.

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Slide 2: For a longer shelf life, blanch spinach in boiling water for 30 seconds, then immediately transfer to an ice bath to stop the cooking process.

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Slide 3: Another option is to freeze spinach. Simply wash and dry the leaves, then place them in a freezer-safe bag or container.

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Slide 4: To save space in your freezer, puree spinach and freeze it in ice cube trays. Pop out a cube whenever you need it for smoothies or sauces.

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Slide 5: If you prefer fresh spinach, try storing it in a glass jar with a small amount of water at the bottom. Change the water every few days.

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Slide 6: For a more eco-friendly option, use a reusable produce bag or wrap spinach in a damp cloth and store in the crisper drawer of your fridge.

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Slide 7: Avoid storing spinach near ethylene-producing fruits like apples and bananas, as this can cause it to wilt faster.

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Slide 8: Don't wash spinach until you're ready to use it. Excess moisture can cause it to spoil quickly.

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Slide 9: With these tips, you can extend the freshness of your spinach and enjoy it in all your favorite dishes. Thanks for tuning in to Kitchen Tips!