keep lettuce fresh and crisp. place papertowel on top of any leafy veg. cover with lid or plastic wrap. put in fridge upside down. works perfect with clear boxes greens come in [ stolen from Lee. she does this all the time ]
Convert Mason Jars into a container with a pour spout. Cut the top off an empty cardboard salt container to the size of the canning lid on your jar (use it in place of the lid). Use the canning ring to screw it in place.
The secret to keeping your produce fresh longer: Keep ethylene-sensitive fruits and vegetables separate from from varieties that emit the gas. Here is a list of common ethylene-producing and ethylene-sensitive fruits and veggies.
This works: How to store fresh cilantro.I grow my own, but sometimes, I don't have enough for a pesto, etc.so buying from the store and putting it in a small vase with water keeps it fresh in the fridge!