You need to know what you have (by keeping your fridge organized) AND you need to know how to store it best so it keeps as long as possible. This blog post is all about fridge organization, how to store foods properly, and how to learn about shelf life.
Navigating Dates on Food Products.
Part of storing smart is knowing about shelf life of food products. There are all kinds of dates that are listed on food products. Sell by, best by, use by… sometimes it gets confusing. But did you know you can often eat products well after the date says you can’t? Yogurt, for example, keeps for a very. Long. Time. Still Tasty is an excellent website with a seemly exhaustive list of products and how to tell if they are still edible.
Are you confused about mold on cheeses? This article addresses just that!
How about eggs? This is a good article about the observation that in the US we refrigerate our eggs while in most other countries they do not. Ever wonder why?