How to Keep Lettuce Fresh and Crisp!

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How to keep lettuce fresh and crisp in the fridge for up to 2 weeks after cutting!

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We eat a lot of salad in our house!  The best way to make sure you can throw together a quick salad is to have some fresh crisp lettuce in the fridge and ready to go! A lot of people ask me how to keep lettuce fresh, because my salads are so crispy and refreshing! Now I’m sharing my secret with you!


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Here is how I store my romaine and other leafy lettuces after cutting.  They will stay fresh for about 2 weeks with this method!

      • Fill your sink with icy cold water. Separate your leaves and place them in the water to wash them (let them sit about 5 minutes).
      • Remove the lettuce, gently shake or spin dry with a salad spinner (not completely dry, just get most of the water off).
      • Lay out paper towels and heap the lettuce on the paper towel, roll it up and place it in a food safe plastic grocery bag.  Store in the fridge.

Your lettuce will always be crisp and ready to go!



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