How to store cereals properly so that they do not attract insects: tips

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Cereals are also among the foods that can deteriorate over time. So, many housewives are interested in how to increase their shelf life. But it is enough to follow just a few simple steps and cereals can serve you for up to 10 years.

The FoodOboz editorial team has gathered information for you and will tell you how to properly prepare and store cereals for a long time.

How to store cereals properly

The technology of preparation and storage:

1. Pour 1 kg of cereal evenly on a baking sheet.

2. Fry the cereal in the oven at 150 degrees Celsius for 30 minutes. Stir the cereal every 5-10 minutes.

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3. After that, put the cereal on a natural cloth and let it cool completely.

4. Put bay leaves (2-3 pieces) and salt (1-2 tsp) in a clean glass jar or weeping bottle. Pour the cereal up to half of the container.

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5. Add salt again (1-2 tsp). Close the container and shake it a little to distribute the salt evenly. Thus, tamp the cereal to the top, periodically shaking the container. At the end, add salt again.

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This method is suitable for both cereals and legumes. This is how they do not lose their flavor and do not spoil. They also do not attract various insects.

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