CUCUMBER usually placed as fresh vegetables, garnishes, salads, or pickled. Water content is 95 percent easier cucumber becomes soft if one storage.
Cucumber has a short shelf life. Most cucumbers at the supermarket sold wrapped in an airtight plastic wrap. Because, cucumber wrapped airtight resilient little longer when compared with fresh cucumbers open, as reviewed Eatbydate.
Knowing the cucumber begins to break
Mostly intact cucumbers usually have longer staying power because it still has the protective skin, which also contains nutrients. You can find out whether the cucumbers start foul by seeing and feeling directly.
The common trait is a bad cucumber damp surface. Cucumber becomes soft and slimy white surface and should not be eaten.
Maintain hygiene and food safety will help prevent rapid deterioration of food. Of course there are certain health risks if you eat a cucumber that has been damaged.
How to save the cucumber
Proper food storage is the key to extend durability. For cucumbers, it is best to keep it in one piece and unpeeled in a plastic bag in the refrigerator vegetable special shelf. Do not wash before storing it in the refrigerator.
Fresh unpeeled cucumber or cut resilient week to 10 days. For the preserved cucumber can last 1-2 weeks, while the already sliced can only survive 1-2 days.
Although it is not frozen, small cucumbers and make pickles feels hard. Some benefits of proper food store than you are eating healthy foods, eating out less expensive because you will not waste food if it breaks down more quickly.
If you have a cucumber in large quantities and is likely to soon deteriorate, then cut into pieces and mix the tomato chunks and add your favorite salad dressing.