Food Storage Tips

Tips, hacks, and ideas for getting the most out of your food, and knowing when it's time to toss it out.
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9 Ways To Store Strawberries Tested
We researched all the methods for storing strawberries then tested each option. Find out which storage method keeps your berries fresh longest.
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How Long Does Fish Last Out Of The Fridge?
I want food poisoning... said noone ever. Stay safe and follow USDA guidelines. Raw and fresh fish should only be left out of the fridge for two hours max. Check out our guide to find out lots more about safe fish storage.
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Can You Freeze Bagels?
Learn how to store bagels to keep them as fresh as the day they were bought from the store.
a pineapple is harvested from the tree it stops ripening and will not sweeten further
How to Ripen a Pineapple
Did you know? Once a pineapple is harvested from the tree it stops ripening and will not sweeten further.
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How to Soften a Pineapple
To soften a pineapple, add to a paper bag with an apple and leave for 1-2 days. It won't sweeten though.
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How Long Do Fresh Tomatoes Last?
Find out how long fresh tomatoes last before going off. We also give some helpful storage tips to get the most out of your tomatoes.
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How Long Does Flour Last?
If you've ever wondered how long flour lasts check this out. We give the approximate life expectancy of flour quality before it starts to degrade. In reality, some of these flours could be eaten many months after these dates if stored correctly. The timelines we offer are for maximum quality of the product.
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The Danger Zone For Food
Did you know that there's a danger zone for perishable food? In between 40-140 degrees (F) is in the zone where bacteria proliferates. Avoid leaving food in this range for over 2 hours.
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How long can cookie sit out before you're at risk?
From time to time, we leave perishable food out of the fridge a little too long. If you've left cookie dough out, and you want to eat the dough raw, then follow these guidelines to avoid any uncomfortable illnesses. Sure, you may get away with leaving it out overnight, but is it worth the risk?