Prepare Salad in Advance Without Making It Soggy

Prepare Salad in Advance Without Making It SoggyPerhaps you need to prepare a salad for a party, or just for work the next day, but if you leave it in the fridge for several hours it’ll get soggy and gross. How-to illustrator Yumi Sakugawa points to a method that’ll solve this problem and allow you to store the salad safely for about 12 hours. Here’s what you do:

  1. Place the salad dressing at the bottom of the bowl.
  2. Add the hard vegetables (e.g. carrots) on top
  3. Add the soft vegetables and lettuce on top of that.
  4. Cover with a paper towel and store for up to 12 hours. When you’re ready to eat, just toss the salad.

It’s a pretty simple trick and doesn’t really take much more effort—you just need to arrange things differently and you’ll get a crispier meal.

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via Lifehacker