A mum has come up with a simple yet genius method to revive strawberries on the cusp of spoiling.
US woman Haley Scheich explained how you can bring the bruised-looking berries back to life in just one hour.
All you need is a bowl of ice water.
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“We can all probably relate,” she said in an Instagram video.
“We come home with a beautiful carton of strawberries only to forget about them in the back of a full fridge. I hate to waste food, especially foods like berries which can be pricey.
“But wait! If your strawberries are looking kind of sad, use this simple trick to freshen up your strawberries and make them last a little longer.”
Haley Scheich has come up with a simple yet genius method to revive strawberries that are on the cusp of spoiling. Credit: Haley Scheich
The trick is to leave them soaking in a bowl filled with ice water for 60 minutes.
“Give them an ice bath for one hour and they’ll be as good as new,” she said.
“And taste delicious too. Give it a try!”
However, she warned if your strawberries have already started to mould, it’s best to toss them out.
The trick is to leave them soaking in a bowl filled with ice water for 60 minutes. Credit: Haley Scheich
Her video has been viewed more than 2.7 million times — with many saying they were keen to give the method a go.
“You’re a lifesaver! I was just about to toss my strawberries when I found this. Thank you!” one mum said.
Another shared: “No way?! I’ve learned something new!”
One joked: “What in the magic portion is this?”
Another suggested: “I am totally doing this. Thank you for this tip!”
While another added: “Oooh I need to try this!”
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