STRONG PAPAYA Ripen papaya at room temperature but once the fruit is cut it needs to be covered in a plastic wrap and stored in the refrigerator. Handle carefully as they bruise easily.
A GOOD DATE Fresh dates are a great source of Vitamin C and potassium. While buying look for plump fleshy dates that have glossy skin and s strong aroma.
SPINACH PRESERVATION Store spinach unwashed in an airtight bag in the refrigerator for no more than four days. If the spinach starts to bunch up cut the tie that is holding it together as it can bruise the stalks.