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Food Storage

Freezer Storage Tips and Tricks to Help You Keep Your Cool

Freezer storage is a little bit art and a little bit science, with some good sense and nifty tricks mixed in. These handy tips will help you get your freezer organized and keep your food from getting...
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Zwilling Fresh & Save?

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by Sid Post 11 days ago

Has anyone used this vacuum sealer? While surfing the Henckels website, they were promoting this product. Looking at it, it seems attractively priced if the quality is there. For sous vide and...

How long is Costco Rotisserie Chicken good if I reseal into smaller bags?

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by BhamGuy 1 month ago

This is the refrigerated, pre-pulled rotisserie meat that is available by the bag. The expiration date says several months away, December 15. If I open the bag and immediately reseal in Foo...

Protecting Your Spices From Insect Infestation

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by gremlinkurst 1 month ago

This usually isn't a problem with USP (United States Procured) cooking ingredients, but controls aren't so stringent in other markets...Billy from Idaho can order paprika for a great price online, ...

Dried Lemon Grass

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by 3MTA3 2 months ago

Is dried lemon grass worth buying, or making to be stored? Or does it lose its punch?

When Buying Bread: sliced or uncut?

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by gutreactions 3 months ago

When shopping for bread, do you prefer it pre-sliced, sliced at the point of purchase, or uncut? Depending on the type of loaf, I usually like to slice it myself as needed. How about you?

Parmigiano Rind Olive Oil Bread Dip

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by JoeBronxLA 4 months ago

I've been given an "ANCIENT" family recipe using Parmigiano Rinds, Garlic Cloves, Oregano, and EV Olive Oil to make infused Olive Oil Dip...should this dip age in the fridge or on a dark cupboard s...

Biscotti after a 1500 mile journey by car

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by soccermom13 4 months ago

I'd like to make some biscotti at my home then: **package them one slice/cookie per wax paper bag **put the packages in a Tupperware container in our air-conditioned condo **drive the Tupperware...

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner?

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by josemartinlopez 4 months ago

Can you store bulk bought dried spices in plastic sandwich bags in a large plastic container in a cool, dark corner? I came across the iHerb online store and saw that one pound of dried spices f...

Freezing non-homogenized heavy cream and whole milk

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by VFish 4 months ago

Hello, I started to look up freezing cream and possibly whole milk if need be, and what I saw was that freezing regular milk may reverse a homogenized milk or cream. What I'm asking about is no...

Plastic egg container question

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by MamaManda23 4 months ago

Hi all, my neighbor dropped off some eggs for us from the grocery store yesterday. It was about 75 out but they were in a bag in the sun for about 10 minutes. When I brought them in they were still...

How to keep kale in airtight bags from getting soggy in refrigerator

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by josemartinlopez 4 months ago

There's an amazing Singapore urban farming company called Sustenir that supplies airtight, prewashed 125g bags of kale with the stems on to the Cold Storage grocery across the street from me. I hav...

Little Bugs in Corn Meal Where Did they Come From?

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by michele cindy 11 years ago

I can barely write about this again, and I am so grossed out that I might never bread fish again.Last night I prepared tilapia that I breaded in corn meal (about 6 months old), mixed with old bay, ...

Store green coffee in freezer to kill ants?

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by bloodboy 5 months ago

The missus was given about 6 gallons of raw green coffee beans in a big plastic bag for free. She put them on the floor in a corner somewhere in the kitchen. She has no experience with roasting cof...

Is BPA Cambros/Large Containers Safe for Food Storage?

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by day963 6 months 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 3 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 7 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 6 months 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 7 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*