One very easy way to store vegetables is freezing them.

1. Wash them thoroughly.

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2. Boil a large pot of water.

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3. Throw in the veggies.

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4. Wait for the pot to start boiling heavily again.

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5. Now let the pot boil for about 3-5 minutes to blanch the veggies (blanching-varies depending on the food).

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6. Take out the veggies and put them in an ice bath.

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7. Strain them and lay them out on a towel to dry.

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8. Finally, put them in freezer bags, write the date on the bags, and stow them away.

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For a chart of blanching times and a more detailed overview of this critical aspect of freezing different fresh foods, check out:
http://nchfp.uga.edu/how/freeze/blanching.html