The best way to store prepped fruits and vegetables is in an airtight container or a plastic bag in the refrigerator. Make sure to label the container with the contents and date to keep track of freshness.
It is recommended to prep ingredients no more than 1-2 days in advance. This will ensure freshness and prevent bacteria growth.
Yes, you can freeze prepped ingredients. Make sure to blanch vegetables before freezing to preserve their texture and color.
To prevent browning, toss prepped fruits and vegetables in lemon juice or submerge them in a bowl of cold water with a lemon slice for a few minutes before storing.
Yes, prepped ingredients can be used in crockpot recipes. Just make sure to adjust cooking times accordingly, as prepped ingredients may cook faster than whole ingredients.