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Monsoon is welcomed by everyone for it brings relief from the scorching heat of the summer season. But the high level of moisture and humidity that tags along with rainfall causes deterioration of the food items. Thus, it is very much essential to protect the edibles from spoilage during the monsoon season.

 Here are some tips to keep the food items fresh in the beautiful and refreshing season of monsoon.

  1. Pick Glass Jars to Store:

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Select glass jars to store your spices and sugar. These edibles melt in monsoon when stored in aluminium or plastic jars.

  1. Use Blotting Paper:

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 Chips, cookies and biscuits tend to get very soggy when it’s raining outside. Wrapping them in a blotting paper and storing them in a dry and air-tight container could prevent sogginess in monsoon.

  1. Zip Lock and Newspaper:

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In order to protect vegetables from rotting, wrap them in a newspaper and use a zip locker to store them.

  1. Microwave Pulses:  

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 Microwave pulses in a glass container for 2-3 minutes. Cool them and store in an airtight container to prevent sogginess. However, do not microwave or roast pulses that are likely to be used for sprouting – for instance, whole moong dal.

  1. Neem Leaves to Shield Rice:

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Add some neem leaves to your rice box to prevent them from spoilage. Neem tips also help in protecting other whole grains.

  1. Bread:

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Bread easily catches bread mold during monsoons if care is not taken properly. In order to prevent this, meticulously pack the bread and store it in airtight fridge boxes. Also, toast the slices before eating them.

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