Salad in a Jar “my way” is about a simple technique I devised to vacuum seal chopped lettuce. This simple process keeps the cut lettuce edges from turning brown from oxidation. Preparing jars of lettuce in this manner will keep your salad fresh from 7-10 days.
I routinely prepare 7-9 quart jars of lettuce at one time. With ready-to-eat (cleaned and already in small pieces) lettuce in the fridge, it’s practically impossible not to eat salad nearly every day.
Start with the first link below. Keep reading to get answers to all of your questions.
An Amazing Way To Make Chopped Lettuce Last Longer
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What Happens If I Add Extras to My Jars of Lettuce?
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How To Vacuum-Pack Lettuce for Less
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Are You Tired of Wasting Money on Lettuce Gone Bad?
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12 FAQ About Vacuum-Packing Chopped Lettuce That Stays Fresh Longer
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Using a Handheld Device to Vacuum-Pack Lettuce
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Is a Plastic Knife a Substitute for Vacuum-Packing Lettuce?
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Why the Lettuce Experiment Will Make Your Life Easier
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Vacuum-Packing Lettuce: 5 Years Later
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