What you will need to keep Fresh Lettuce Crisper:
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Before we worry about keeping our lettuce crisper, we need to make sure it is clean. When lettuce is not properly clean it can cause foodborne illness. But even though that threat is low, it’s always a great idea to wash lettuce thoroughly. Also, Lettuce that has been wet from a good washing needs to be stored very dry to maintain crisp lettuce.
- A Salad Spinner is a must in our house. We wash all our greens thoroughly and spin them dry so that the leaves are not damaged and our keeps our fresh greens and fresh lettuce crisper longer.
- Paper Towels help keep the lettuce away from its container or other veggies in your refrigerator. By Wrapping the lettuce in towels, it creates air pockets and absorbs excess moisture. And the lettuce will not brown as quickly and keeps the lettuce fresh.
- Gallon Size Ziplock Bags– we use them to package several heads of romaine lettuce at a time.
- Lettuce containers– There are several on the market, we don’t use them but we have friends that do and love them. So you might wish to check into them
How to Keep Lettuce Fresh:
Now that you have Fresh Lettuce, let’s make these Salads: