Sunday, May 29, 2016

How To Keep Berries Fresh Longer By Storing in Glass Jars

I was quite intrigued when I first spotted on the internet this terrific concept for storing berries.   I've been successfully using this truly easy method for about a year now, and I'm so excited to share it with you!

Here's my Red, White and Blue for you to enjoy this Memorial Day...

   No More Tossing Berries Out Before You Can Finish Them...                          
                                          What A Life Changer! 

How To:
  • Place your unwashed berries in a clean glass jar and tighten the lid.  Store in the refrigerator (I use the vegetable bin).  Depending upon the ripeness of your berries when you bring them home, you can enjoy them for about a week, plus:
  • Strawberries will stay fresh about 1 to 2 weeks.
  • Blueberries will remain fresh up to 4 weeks.
  • Blackberries, a couple of weeks.
  • Raspberries, about a week, plus.  This is fantastic; as, otherwise, they notoriously don't last long! 
                                         Such A Simple Idea, and...
                                            It Works So Beautifully!

I certainly hope you try this super easy method to store your berries for a longer shelf life, as I know you'll love it as much as I do!

Enjoy a Very Berry Memorial Day and Summer!


  1. What a great idea, I can't wait to try it.

    1. Thank you, Isabelle...I can't wait for you to try it either...enjoying all the berries you bought is now possible! Have a great Memorial Day and summer!

    2. Okay Bonnie, I'm putting this one to the test! Our wild blueberries are coming in right now in full force as I've never seen before; as we speak, I have about a quart in the frig. Really hope it works as well as you say! I will be sharing this one tomorrow since I just made some blueberry topping for Kenny's ice cream..........Stay cool my friend and thanks. Regina

    3. You're going to love this method of storing your berries, Regina! I'd love to have some blueberry about your recipe for that! Thanks ahead for the're always cool in my book, Regina!

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    1. That is a good question. I have not tried this method with grapes. I have read it is good to place them in a plastic bag, unwashed, in the coolest part (in the back) of your fridge.