Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Keep Your Fruit Salad Fresh!

According to a Reader's Digest article, 12% of the food you purchase at the grocery store is wasted. It happens, no matter how hard you try. Well, here is one more way to keep your food lasting longer.

To keep your fruit salad fresh and free of browning add a little lemon juice. Why does this work? Here is the short answer: The ascorbic acid serves as a buffer which prevents oxidation. If you want a longer explanation, click here.

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