How Do You Keep Cucumbers Crisp?


Cucumbers are wonderfully crisp and nutritious but they can go bad quickly. Even in the refrigerator, cucumbers tend to get soft and mushy quickly, sometimes in as little as 3 days. One recommendation for keeping cucumbers crisp is to wrap each cucumber individually in a paper towel. Once your cucumbers are wrapped, place them all in a plastic bag for vegetables. Place the plastic bag of cucumbers in the refrigerator and enjoy at your leisure.
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A good way to keep cucumbers crisp is to keep them cold in the refrigerator and to keep them moist. The longer you are able to do that the better they will taste and the longer they will last.
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