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Food Storage

How long to wait before refrigerating home made chicken soup?

by jm 12 years ago

I know chicken soup must be room temp before refrigerating. If I cook it tonight can I leave it out 7 hours or so to...


pauld_foodie commented 10 days ago

Safety of broth in a thermos

by GiddyUpGo 19 days ago

My husband and I made a turkey last night, and are making another one today. Last night around 10pm we finished the f...


GiddyUpGo commented 16 days ago

Help! Did I ruin Thanksgiving? Is my fresh turkey safe?

by BettyCrochety 21 days ago

I just picked up my local farm-raised fresh turkey for Thanksgiving a few hours ago. Beautiful, almost 16lbs. The t...


BettyCrochety commented 21 days ago

Wine storage

by ieatanddrink 2 months ago

I have to move with my wine bottles. The wine is currently stored in a wine refrigerator under the proper temperature...


Midlife commented 30 days ago

how to keep roasted garlic

by ChrisKC 7 years ago

I'm not sure what I was thinking, but a couple days ago I roasted a head of garlic & only used a little.. Now I'm go...


Danybear commented 1 month ago

Wet towel covering clams froze

by squirreljam1 1 month ago

I bought some fresh clams last night around 9 at Whole Foods and put them in a colander with a damp towel on top and ...


squirreljam1 commented 1 month ago

Freezing oysters

by Muteki 5 months ago

I bought some oysters and clams with the intent of cooking them that night. Some unexpected errands and tasks came up...


dunblak commented 2 months ago

Do have to refrigerate sweet relish after opening?

by ipsedixit 10 years ago

You know, the kind you put on hamburgers and hot dogs? Had a BBQ over the weekend and I got stuck with about 3/4 g...


medlar commented 2 months ago

Keeping cilantro fresh

by lacoet55 1 year ago

Hi, I just can't find a way to keep cilantro or parsley for more than 2-3 days after I bring it home. I've tried the...


BigG commented 2 months ago

Are decades-old unused plastic sandwich bags/wax paper/aluminum foil still safe to use for food storage?

by abiebaby47 2 months ago

Found several opened packages, containing unused contents, dating back 15-20 years plus; the wax paper box, e.g., say...


acgold7 commented 2 months ago

Parts for clamp lid storage jars

by amohler 2 years ago

I have a lot of jars with clamp lids I use for storing food. I often take off the lid for washing in the dishwasher....


Sugah99 commented 3 months ago

Fridge 59 degrees and cooked hamburgers

by Meandher 3 months ago

Our fridge is on the brink. It is keeping 50 degrees. We stored cooked hamburgers yesterday in it and reheated today ...


treb commented 3 months ago

Tiny brown ants (very long)

by mushroomaffairs 3 months ago

I've owned my home for about 10 years now and have never had bugs in the house except stinkbugs and spiders, but neve...


mike0989 commented 3 months ago

Put the lid on while hot?

by susanrdrgz 3 months ago

I used a Nordic Ware aluminum covered cake pan (aluminum lid) to make my baked beans in because I wanted to do them i...


susanrdrgz commented 3 months ago

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Dehydrate Longan (Dragon Eye)

by Abe2003 4 months ago

How do you dehydrate Longan in a dehydrator?


by bxgirl 4 months ago

I need to buy bagels today, to be served tomorrow. I can't get bagels where I'll be serving them. What is the best w...


Speedypaper commented 4 months ago

Costco Trout Sell By Date

by TracyPark 6 months ago

I stopped buying fresh fish when all kinds in the 5 places I shop reached $15 a pound. Today, Costco had U.S. farmed ...


TracyPark commented 4 months ago

Spilled glucose

by kittyfood 4 months ago

I'm not sure which board is appropriate for this question, but a tub of glucose that I used for a baking project has ...

babette feasts

babette feasts commented 4 months ago

Storing Candied Citrus Peel

by spinach 11 years ago

How long can i keep candied orange or other citrus peel? several of the recipes i've read say 2 days, and that's just...

jen kalb

jen kalb commented 5 months ago