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How Long Do All Your Favorite Foods Last After They're Opened?

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

So how long does leftover pizza last? What about apples? Salsa after you've opened it? We'll tell you all that and more, but just go ahead and throw away that jar of marinara you've been hoarding. It's definitely gone bad.

You're Storing Your Tomatoes All Wrong

Glamour | Posted 07.29.2015 | Taste
Glamour

We've all seen our carefully selected, beautifully ripe farmers' market tomatoes turn into gross squishy blobs after a few too many days of, "I'm definitely eating those tomorrow."

The Truth About Refrigerating Butter

Food52 | Posted 07.22.2015 | Taste
Food52

While it would be nice if really fresh, high-quality foods from your local farmer didn't need to be refrigerated, the truth is that refrigeration helps many items -- though not all -- remain at their peak longer. We wanted the answers to some of the oft-debated refrigeration mysteries.

Are We Mormons a Cult?

Mette Ivie Harrison | Posted 06.02.2015 | Religion
Mette Ivie Harrison

I have begun to wonder if it might not be useful for Mormons to understand more clearly why so many people think of Mormonism as a cult. Are these reasons that are true and are things we embrace? Are they true and things we might want to change? Are they simply not true and things we need to correct people about?

Simple Food Storage Innovations Could Help Tanzanian Farmers Fight Hunger

New York Times | RACHEL CERNANSKY | Posted 05.11.2015 | Impact

Last year, Tanzania had exciting news: a bumper harvest of corn. But even as farmers were celebrating — corn is a staple eaten at almost every meal ...

How Long Your Leftovers Actually Last

Posted 04.16.2015 | OWN

Tossing things prematurely happens more often than you might think (the USDA says almost a pound of food is wasted per person per day). Are you jumpin...

Here's Why You Shouldn't Keep Coffee In The Freezer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 03.24.2015 | Taste

If you're a regular coffee drinker, listen up.

How Businesses Can Fight Food Waste

Brian Kennell | Posted 04.06.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Throwing out food scraps and leftovers hardly seems controversial until you consider the stats: Some 870 million people, one-in-eight on Earth, go to bed hungry every night, notes the World Food Programme.

Cooking Healthfully For Your Little One

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 02.22.2015 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

As I embark on the journey of feeding my son "real" food, I wanted to do some research on the best approaches. I may counsel a variety of people from all backgrounds, but delving into the "kiddie" world left me more intimidated than I anticipated. Luckily, I was able to reach out to my dietitian mom friends to get their advice on how to take the leap forward to my healthy New Year's goal.

How To Save Money By Making Fresh Food Last Longer

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 12.22.2014 | Taste

Food waste is a monumental problem. Here are some simple ways to fight it.

The 14 Foods You've Been Storing All Wrong

Caroline Kaufman, RDN | Posted 12.08.2014 | Taste
Caroline Kaufman, RDN

Learn how to properly store your groceries to keep food flavorful, save money on groceries, and reduce food waste.

Lessons From A Watermelon

Marian Heath Mundy-Hooper | Posted 11.04.2014 | Fifty
Marian Heath Mundy-Hooper

I just love watermelon. I could eat this sucker all by myself in no time, I told myself in the store. So I'll cut it in half with a medieval war axe (I'll find one somewhere), eat some, give some to the neighbors and chill the other half.

Here's How Long Your Food Will Stay Safe In The Fridge

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 08.06.2014 | Taste

There's been a lot of discussion about the right and wrong food to store in the refrigerator and freezer. Once you've cleared up what belongs wher...

10 Foods You Shouldn't Keep In The Fridge

The Huffington Post | Alison Spiegel | Posted 02.10.2015 | Taste

Chances are you're storing at least one of these foods incorrectly.

Here's What You Should Be Refrigerating

Epicurious | Posted 05.19.2014 | Taste
Epicurious

What items might people be surprised to find in your fridge?

The Best Ways To Store Fresh Herbs

Food52 | Posted 04.05.2014 | Taste
Food52

Say goodbye to dull, limp herbs. Here's how to keep your fresh herbs fresh all week long.

PHOTOS: Mormon-Centric Utah Epicenter For Food Storage

AP | BRADY McCOMBS | Posted 12.23.2013 | Religion

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Towering grain silos overlook the main highway in Salt Lake City at the Mormon church's Welfare Square. At grocery stores, the...

5 Foods You Are Probably Storing Incorrectly Right Now

The Stir | Posted 01.25.2014 | Taste
The Stir

What stuff are you firm about keeping in the fridge regardless of the rules?

Food Date Labels: Consumer Safeguard, or Confusing Waste of Food and Money?

Chris Hunt | Posted 11.18.2013 | Green
Chris Hunt

The U.S. food date labeling system is terrible. Date labels are very poorly regulated, ill-defined and inconsistently applied. And contrary to popular belief, they don't actually indicate when food will spoil, or provide any meaningful measure of food safety.

The Simple Change That Could Revolutionize Your Diet

Posted 03.11.2015 | OWN

The best non-diet tip we've ever heard

Home Economics: Living Off the Farm (Video)

Rebecca Gerendasy | Posted 12.03.2012 | Home
Rebecca Gerendasy

Canning and preserving food was a common practice to insure not only an adequate annual supply of food for farm families, but also a way to eat fruits, vegetables, and certain meats that otherwise would be more limited in their availability.

No Need to Cry Over Onions

Hillary Mickell | Posted 07.07.2012 | Home
Hillary Mickell

Many onion varieties seem interchangeable -- considering most recipes call for something less-than-specific, like "one onion, chopped" -- but you can make a dish sing that much more by using the right onion for the job.

I Hate Freezer Burn!

Phil Lempert | Posted 04.24.2012 | Home
Phil Lempert

March is Frozen Food Month, so get ready for a barrage of coupons and in supermarket displays showcasing penguins (yes, a penguin is their mascot), promotions, signage and samplings. Just now you might be wondering, why is there a "frozen food" month anyway?

5 Essential Kitchen Tips

Food52 | Posted 10.11.2011 | Home
Food52

You get Foodpickle, brought to you by Food52. On Foodpickle, ask any food or cooking question, and you'll get rapid, excellent answers from a vast co...

How Long Will Food Keep? Website Provides All The Answers

New York Daily News | Rosemary Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

How long will those eggs keep in the fridge? Can leftover picnic foods sit out in the sun for more than an hour? Does frozen chicken have an expiratio...