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7 Popular Fruits and Vegetables That Last a Long Time

Purchasing fruits and vegetables with a fairly long shelf life can help you save money, eat healthier and cut down on food waste. Read More >>

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Power Outages: How Long Does Food Last in the Fridge and Freezer?

Don t be left in the dark when it comes to the safety of your food.

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How to Make Stale Tortilla Chips Crunchy Again

It’s easy to revive those stale tortilla chips.

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How Long Do Chocolates Last and How to Store Them?

Long after the holidays have passed, you can still dig into those boxed chocolates. Here's how to keep them decadent.

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How Long Do Avocados Last and How To Ripen Avocados?

Follow these simple steps for enjoying the maximum taste and shelf life from your avocados.

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How to Thaw a Frozen Ham Safely

Enjoy this old-fashioned favorite safely.

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Expiration Dates: Should You Pay Attention?

The dates on food labels can be confusing. The truth is, they often have nothing to do with food safety. Here's what you really need to know.

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How to Thaw Frozen Ground Beef

Three safe choices and one method to avoid.

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Is It OK To Eat Cheese That Has Mold On It?

Here are the cheeses you can keep (and those you should toss) when mold appears.

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Quick Tip: Chop Fresh Veggies Ahead of Time

Having chopped carrots, celery and onions on hand in the fridge is so convenient.

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9 Foods That Last Forever

When stored properly, these everyday items will stay at top quality for years - sometimes decades - even after they ve been opened.

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Storing Apple Pie: How Long Does Apple Pie Last , Baked or Unbaked?

Few things are more delicious than a freshly baked apple pie. Made ahead of time, it s a great timesaver - apple pie freezes well, baked or unbaked.

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Now in Season: Grapefruit

Tangy-sweet and loaded with vitamin C, grapefruit is available year-round, but peak season for many varieties occurs during the months of January through April.

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Storing Rice: How Long Does Rice Last, Cooked and Uncooked?

Everything you need to know for keeping this popular side dish at its freshest.

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Quick Tip: Freeze Chopped Onions to Save Time

Have this key ingredient on hand at all times.

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Guide to Storing Fruit: Where to Keep Fruit

When it comes to ripening, not all fruits are created equal. Use our handy guidelines to get the maximum flavor and shelf life from your fresh fruit.

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Quick Tip: Don't Store Eggs and Milk on the Fridge Door

For maximum freshness, move past the door and keep eggs and milk in the main compartment of the refrigerator.

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3 Ways to Defrost Food Safely

Foods keep safe while they're frozen. But that can change quickly once they start to thaw. Follow these steps to keep your foods safe and tasty.

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How Long Do Spices Last?

Some handy guidelines for keeping your food flavorful.

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How to Freeze Homemade Cookie Dough

Enjoy home-baked cookies within minutes.

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How Long Do Easter Leftovers Last?

The only thing better than the Easter meal itself is feasting on the leftovers the next day!

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Quick Tip: How to Freeze Peppers

Here s a super-easy way to ensure you ve always got fresh peppers on hand when you need them.

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Quick Tip: How to Freeze and Thaw Butter

Here s an easy way to ensure you ve always got butter on hand when you need it.

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Quick Tip: Splurge on Pure Vanilla Extract

It lasts forever - so you ll never have to waste a drop.

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