Money Saving Tips: Cover Fruit With a Plastic Bag

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After cutting a melon in half, I like to cover it up before I put it back in the refrigerator so it will stay fresh.

Plastic wrap gets the job done really well, but can get really expensive.  It’s also kind of a one time use thing because if you take the melon out to cut a slice—chances are—when you go to cover your melon again, the plastic will be wadded up and unusable.

Here’s a trick that I use all the time to save having to spend so much on plastic wrap:

I just wash the plastic produce bags I get at the store whenI buy my fruits and veggies and I cover my melon with that!

Free plastic wrap!

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  • kate

    I’d love a list of what to cover, and what to leave for some air to get in. Ex: bagged carrots. They get condensation inside the bag once I put them in my fridge, so I make a hole in the bag. BUT, if I take them out of the bag, they get soft in the bin. Stuff like that…

  • Thanks for the comment Kate. I’ll do some searching and see what I can find and make a post. Thanks for tbe feedback!

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