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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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How Can I Keep Rolls Fresh?

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by ctflowers 13 years ago

I purchased rolls (made at a grocery store bakery) today...the sell date is 12/12/07. I will not be serving them until this Saturday evening, 12/15/07. How can I keep them fresh without freezing ...

When Buying Bread: sliced or uncut?

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by gutreactions 6 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?

What would you do? They asked me if I'd eat turkey left out at room temp all night. I said I will absolutely not eat any due to the risk of dying.

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by sixstringkevin 1 month ago

I see discussions every year about cooked turkey left out overnight, and a lot of people think it might be OK, if they never heard of anyone who died from it. Q. WHAT KIND OF INFECTION DO YO...

Mousseline issues

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by GTJ 2 months ago

I have been researching how to make different terrines and patés. I have never made a mousseline and I have some reservations because of the issue of eating raw meat. For example, could it be consi...

Raw Egg Safety? [Split from Cookware community]

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by eugenep 1 month ago

I was planning to make a raw-egg chocolate mouse and I make mayonnaise from scratch regularly. I use only organic eggs but I wonder if its safe?

Food Vacuum Sealer

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by Kathy642 1 month ago

I have an old white plastic Foodsaver vacuum sealer that has worked well for several years, but now it doesn't always seal. It works by pressing hard on both front corners for it to seal and it is...

Flying bug in my Mexican dried chilies

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by Clark77 2 months ago

I purchased a variety of dried chilis at a local mexican market recently. They are not packaged but are displayed uncovered in very large baskets. (looks beautiful but..maybe asking for trouble). I...

What's that smell and why is it permeating my food?

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by alikaprincess 6 years ago

Please help! I need to figure out what could be causing this, ruining expensive food, and how to fix it if possible. I live in a reasonably sized apt in a top floor in Northern California, but bec...

Zwilling Fresh & Save?

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by Sid Post 3 months 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 4 months 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 4 months 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 5 months ago

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

Parmigiano Rind Olive Oil Bread Dip

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by JoeBronxLA 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 8 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...