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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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When Buying Bread: sliced or uncut?

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by gutreactions 1 year 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?

Mousseline issues

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by GTJ 10 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 9 months 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 10 months 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 10 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...

Fresh Turkey for Thanksgiving - How Long in Frig?

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by eldogg 10 months ago

I went to Whole Foods today (Nov 11). They have fresh whole turkeys. But they are dated "Sell of Freeze by Nov 30". This is almost 19 days. How can this be? When I googled this, many sites say not ...

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 11 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 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 1 year 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 12 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 1 year 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 1 year 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...