Putting away the groceries may seem like a no-brainer, but storing everything correctly in the fridge can help your food stay fresher, and maximize safety too. Former Chowhound product manager Suzy Brannon gives you the lowdown on what to put where so that your provisions don't spoil. Get more kitchen safety tips here.
Defrosting food should never get warmer than 40° F before it's cooked, so leaving that hunk of frozen beef on the counter all day may not be the safest idea. Here, the three best ways to thaw things out.