Place it in a brown paper bag with an apple and let ethylene gas work its magic. Store fresh berries in the refrigerator — and don’t rinse them until you’re ready to eat them. For extra protection, you can wrap cucumbers in paper towels and place them inside an open plastic bag. Store it in the refrigerator in an open plastic bag and add a few paper towels to soak up loose water. You can also wrap herbs in a damp paper towel and store them in an open plastic bag.