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Food Storage

If You're Not Stocking Your Fridge This Way, You're Doing It Wrong

The Huffington Post | Julie R. Thomson | Posted 08.05.2016 | Home

As part of HuffPost’s “Reclaim” project, HuffPost Taste will focus the entire month of July on simple ways you can reduce food waste in your own...

Here's Exactly How Long You Can Freeze Every Kind Of Food

SELF | Posted 05.09.2016 | Home
SELF

Spoiler alert! For SELF, by Audrey Bruno. Photo: Brett Stevens / Getty; Graphic by Jocelyn Runice Whether you freeze food as part of your mea...

13 Creative Ways You Could Be Using Mason Jars

Rachel Hollis | Posted 01.13.2017 | Home
Rachel Hollis

Mason jars are absolutely adorable and totally useful! Since I'm quite obsessed, I find ways to incorporate them on The Chic Site and in my home as mu...

8 Foods You Should NEVER Ever Freeze

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 12.10.2016 | Home
Rodale's Organic Life

Low temperatures ruin the texture, flavor, and appearance of these foods. by Jill Neimark, for Rodale's Organic Life 1. Water-Rich Vegetables PHO...

How To Organize Your Fridge + Make It More Energy Efficient

Rodale's Organic Life | Posted 11.18.2016 | Home
Rodale's Organic Life

Learn to stock this major appliance it so it doesn't have to overwork. by Carrie Havranek, for Rodale's Organic Life ILLUSTRATION BY KIRSTY PARGETER...

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

Thrillist | Posted 08.28.2016 | 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 07.29.2016 | Home
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 07.16.2016 | Home
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 06.02.2016 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home

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 | Home

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

How Businesses Can Fight Food Waste

Brian Kennell | Posted 04.06.2015 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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 07.15.2016 | Home

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

Here's What You Should Be Refrigerating

Epicurious | Posted 05.19.2014 | Home
Epicurious

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

The Best Ways To Store Fresh Herbs

Food52 | Posted 04.05.2014 | Home
Food52

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

5 Foods You Are Probably Storing Incorrectly Right Now

The Stir | Posted 01.25.2014 | Home
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 | Home
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 | Home

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.