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Should I wash mushrooms in vinegar to keep them good longer?

lisaleira | Feb 24, 202001:54 AM     31

I have these mushrooms that I don’t want to cook yet, and I’m hoping they can hang out for a while. I learned somewhere- maybe from mom or imagination- that if I wash them in water with some vinegar, they’ll stay good for longer. Is this a fantasy? Is there any benefit to washing mushrooms or other vegetables in vinegar to keep them not going moldy for longer?

Also wondering, I saw some recommendations on line saying it’s better to store mushrooms in a paper bag. Is that really better than maybe being dried in the air and stored dry and open, not in a closed container? So that they stay good for longer.

Ah, the perils of a small or light eating household! i appreciate any thoughts :-)

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