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I took an old refrigerator and placed a wine-making thermostat (with sensor mounted inside on top) which keeps the temperature around 60 to 62 degrees. Then a small computer fan was added by mounting it inside on an angle. This moves the air around throughout the whole interior. For power I used a small plug-in type transformer which satisfied the fan. ...


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I've had really good luck with these Rubbermaid produce containers. I was skeptical but decided to try them. I've had blueberries and strawberries keep for over 3 weeks and raspberries keep for over 2. There's a tray with drain holes that sits in the bottom that elevates the produce and lets moisture/water drain through. Your berries don't sit in their own ...


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You're using onions for flavor and not as a garnish, so just use dehydrated onions instead. The one exception is onions in salsa, when you need the soft crunch and the explosion of onion flavor mixing in with the other fresh veggies. (That's why homemade salsa ALWAYS beats store-bought.) In my Los Angeles restaurant I've always used powdered onion, garlic, ...


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As Elendil says, for long storage, you can just freeze as-is, in a plastic bag or other container. As for refrigeration, there are all sorts of guidelines for various fruits, and other questions here have covered storage recommendations for specific types of fruit. You specifically ask about strawberries and blueberries. Never put fresh berries in ...


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No, they won't last longer in water. Fruit freezes very well without the need for syrup, and can be defrosted quickly simply by running cold water over it. If you're baking with it, you can just bake with fruit still frozen.



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