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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Best way to store lemon meringue pie?

by gmm 12 years ago

I just made a lemon meringue pie for my father, who is visiting this weekend. It came out perfectly - I used the CI vodka pie crust, and Rose Levy Berenbaum's recipe for the filling and meringue. ...

what's the best way to store apples?

by A Fish Called Wanda 15 years ago

Just got a ton of apples from our farm share. What's the best way to store them? I usually just keep them in a paper bag at room temperature, but I have no idea if that's a good way. Thanks :)...

does clarified butter require refrigeration?

by buzzy715 12 years ago

title pretty much says it all. will clarified butter keep in a jar in the pantry? if so, for how long?

Freezing fresh mozzarella?

by newfie29 12 years ago

Some friends stopped by over the weekend with some excellent freshly made balls of mozzarella - too much for us to eat in the next couple of days. Can they be frozen without being ruined?

how to store peeled garlic cloves

by addicted2cake 12 years ago

This might sound a little silly, but I'm having a hard time figuring out how to store peeled garlic cloves so that they don't smell up the fridge. I buy them in a container from WF, put the contai...

Hopslam - how to store?

by trauty32 13 years ago

So I am picking up a case on Wednesday and wondering what is the best way to store it? I am hoping it will last a few months and I am pretty sure I don't want to just throw it in the fridge from d...

Leftover rib roast... what to do??

by cjc519 13 years ago

I have a fully cooked 5 lb boneless rib roast that I cooked up for Christmas dinner left over. There was a ton of food! It's just my husband, myself, and two small kids... we can't possibly eat t...

How to store coffee [Moved from Home Cooking board]

by Gualtier Malde 14 years ago

A little while ago someone was talking about coffee and storage and such - it wasn't the main topic - and people were saying that coffee beans shouldn't be frozen but, instead, be kept sealed away ...

How to store soft torrone?

by bella_sarda 13 years ago

I purchased this from an Italian bakery in my town. It is very fresh and came in a brown paper box. How should I store it and how long will it keep? Also, any interesting serving suggestions...

Storing chopped onion in Freezer and in fridge

by sepandee 13 years ago

I was wondering whether one can store chopped onion in the fridge and freezer. Well, I know i can store in the fridge, but for how long? Also, I make a lot of persian recipes, which call for ste...

Fresh porcini -- how to store till tomorrow, clean & what to look out for...

by linguafood 13 years ago

Ok, so I got a delicious looking, approx. lb or porcini at the market today, planning to throw together some nice porcini pasta (with tagliatelle) tomorrow.... Questions: Do I leave them out in...

Does wine spoil?

by leeau 13 years ago

Hi all, I have 1) a bottle of red wine that has been sitting in my refrigerator for about a year now, unopened 2) a bottle of white wine that had been sitting in my refrigerator for a ye...

i bought some live scallops yesterday - how to store them?

by tastycakes 13 years ago

i bought some live scallops yesterday and they were sold in a bag of water. now they have opened up and i'm planning on cooking them tonight, but should i just shuck and drain them or can i keep t...

freeze tortillas?

by anunez 13 years ago

I like to buy those pre packaged tortillas at the super market to make wraps etc but I never end up eating them fast enough, being just one little person, until they get moldy. Can I just freeze t...

Store wine on its side or standing up?

by UCLA92 13 years ago

I have a 50 bottle wine fridge that is full. The more I get into wine, obviously the more I am purchasing. I am at a point now I have 10+ bottles of wine, at any one point, that can’t fit in the ...

best way to store roasted peppers

by scunge 13 years ago

I have some roasted peppers sliced and in the fridge for four days now whats the best way to store them a little longer Thanks

best way to store citrus??

by french roast 13 years ago

What is the best way to store citrus fruit for longevity? No matter what I do, mine always seems to dry up and get tough on the outside. Should I keep it in the fridge? On the table? High, low humi...

Roasted Macadamia Nuts - How to Store?

by omotosando 13 years ago

I just picked up some bagged, unsalted roasted macadamia nuts. I transferred them to a glass jar, but I am wondering if they are best stored in a cabinet or in the fridge? Also wondering (1) whet...

Unrelated-how to store nutmeg; cooking hominy grits

by Lotus7 14 years ago

Hi all! I have 2 completely unrelated questions! 1) I have too much whole nutmeg. What's the best way to store them? 2) I have a bag of hominy grits. I'd like to make southern style grits. An...

Keeping salad mix fresh

by Tari 14 years ago

What are your tips on keeping salad mix fresh after the bag has been open. I bought a 3lb bag of salad mix at Costco because it was cheaper than buying a 1 lb bag at the grocery store, plus I like...

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