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Food Storage

10 Pantry Staples You Can Totally Freeze

A freezer can be a highly useful appliance in your kitchen. You probably already use it to store staples such as frozen veggies and ground beef. However, you may have wondered about other items. Can...
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Is BPA Cambros/Large Containers Safe for Food Storage?

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by day963 22 days ago

Hi all, I hope you are doing well! I wanted to discuss the safety of large food containers such as Cambros or Rubbermaid multi quart containers. I wanted to buy some for general use like dry food s...

Odd Question about Peanut Butter

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by Rodger77 2 years ago

I'm on a special diet where I'm allowed to have a certain amount of peanut butter a day. Measuring it with a measuring spoon leaves so much of what I'm allowed to have, in the measuring spoon. If...

How long can chicken liver pate will last in the fridge? And can it be frozen?

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by KMeev 7 years ago

I read a lot of conflicting information across the boards, and most posts are years old, so hopefully by reintroducing the subject there will be some more recent information on whether or not anyon...

FYI: The Restaurant Depot is now open temporarily to the general public...

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by fourunder 2 months ago

Restaurant Depot stores open to general public for first time ever in 40 years. A food service supplier temporarily has opened its New Jersey store locations to the public for the first time ever i...

Top-12 Food Freezing Tips for the Apocalypse by Spread Catering

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by Melanie Wong 1 month ago

Chef Cristina Topham, proprietor of Spread Catering and a friend of friends, shares her experience as a yacht chef prepping for long passages. She published her top 12 tips for planning, storing a...

What does your refrigerator/pantry/freezer look like?

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by mdp5 2 months ago

So what does everyone stockpile look like! Disclaimer-i snapped pics did not try to make anything look pretty although it's not. Just bored as f*

A Guide: How To Prepare Your Home For Coronavirus

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by Melanie Wong 3 months ago

Some practical advice: "... The reason to stock up on certain products now isn't so much to avoid potential shortages in the event of an outbreak but to practice what experts call social distanc...

Saving Sweet Potatoes

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by Querencia 2 months ago

This week stores have sweet potatoes on sale to go with the Easter ham (in Chicago they're 39 cents lb down from $1.59 lb). If you want to take advantage of the sale and freeze some, here is an eas...

Easily Available Onions For Storage

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by Unkle Al 2 months ago

Which commonly available onions are best for storage? The supermarket has lots of varieties but some do not last long.

Whole Wheat flour go bad?

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by sammyw 11 years ago

I planned on making some whole wheat blueberry muffins this morning, but my flour 'sell by date' says 7-2008. I've had this flour for a long time, stored in my pantry, does this stuff ever go ba...

Mint leaves turned brown

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by lisaleira 2 months ago

Nice fresh mint leaves left out and many turned brown. Can I still use em for tea? Or should I try to pick away the brown? So many learning moments, cooking at home. Thanks all :)

Fridge up to 55° - what's spoiled?

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by randilynn311 2 months ago

We figured out the fridge was going out when milk spoiled twice before use by date. Wondering if eggs and cheese need to be thrown out? Also, unopened summer sausage was in fridge. Should it be ok?

Breadcrumbs

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by crn 2 months ago

In the back of my cabinet, I found a sealed (unopened) container of breadcrumbs. The expiation date is 3/11/2018. Does anyone think it's safe to use?

Optimal Chest Freezer Size?

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by kelvin_of_ranard 2 months ago

I’m replacing a 19 CF upright Amana freezer, and simple math says a 15 CF chest freezer should be adequate. But a small voice says go bigger! There’s only two of us now, but we favor & enjoy home ...

Should I wash mushrooms in vinegar to keep them good longer?

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by lisaleira 3 months ago

I have these mushrooms that I don’t want to cook yet, and I’m hoping they can hang out for a while. I learned somewhere- maybe from mom or imagination- that if I wash them in water with some vineg...

Storing Arborio Rice

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by steph995 2 months ago

I couldn't find my preferred brand of arborio rice locally so I had to buy it in bulk from Amazon, which was four 32oz containers. This will take me years to get through, so I'm wondering what is ...

Storing Pickled Jalapeno Vinegar

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by sbbodcderf 3 months ago

I have a lot of leftover pickled jalapeno vinegar and regular pickle vinegar. Do they need to be refrigerated?

1 Jar of Dona Maria Mole - help!

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by Lonewolfcub 13 years ago

So I've never cooked Mole before but have this jar of Dona Maria. I've read some other posts about using it, and look forward to it. But, I'm more or less cooking for 2. I've got 2 little ones who ...

Cheese for Travel: HELP!

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by mlomeli6 5 months ago

Hi and thank you in advance for any helpful answers! I am traveling in Europe and because I fly spaceA (on a military plane) I can bring back things like cheese! I recently went to Paris and was ...