Here’s a helpful guide on how to buy food storage bowls for your kitchen. I’ve learned the hard way, and now I only buy glass bowls. See why. Plus, the features you should look for when buying food storage containers and tips for keeping them organized in your cabinets, pantry, and refrigerator.
Here are several interesting spice racks, plus some really clever ways to store your spices.
Lots of videos and great tips to make pantry organization a cinch in your kitchen!
I’ve found 7 good ways to keep chips fresher for longer. This will save you money too — because you won’t have to go out and buy a new bag of chips when the other half bag goes stale!
Fermenting fruits, fruit juices, and similar sweet things attract fruit flies to your kitchen. To get rid of fruit flies, you need to eliminate their food source: moist garbage combined with fruity foods. Try these homemade fruit fly traps!
Is sugar really that bad for us? Aren’t sugar substitutes better? We explore these questions, while touching on the most popular artificial sweeteners used today. Here are 20 things I bet you didn’t know about sugar and sugar substitutes!
This top 10 list of foods, can bring foodborne illness to your dinner table real quick. Food poisoning often starts where the product originated, or along the journey, all the way to your dinner table. If you don’t clean and cook the product properly you’re also responsible.
Food mold in some cases only needs to be washed away for the item to be safe to eat. This isn’t the case for Items with high moisture content as they must be thrown out.
The same additive that makes white paint is used to make many foods whiter and more appealing to the eye. What’s appalling is Titanium Dioxide doesn’t get listed on the ingredient label even though it’s classified as a possible carcinogen!
When Mother Nature strikes, emergency food and water is YOUR responsibility. Do you have a 3-month supply of food right now? You should. Better yet, this video shows how to start a family survival plan, with up to 1 year’s worth of food & supplies!
Don’t throw out food just because it’s past the date on the package. Most dry goods will last for years when stored properly.
Do you really need to wash fruits and vegetables before you eat them? If so, what is the BEST method of washing produce? What about those commercial vegetable washes and produce washers you can buy… are they worth it? Here’s what you need to know about washing produce — what works and what doesn’t.
Being a simple girl, not to mention frugal, I like serving dishes that are simple in design and serve more than one function — like serving as food storage containers as well! Here are my favorites, including some unique options for lids.
Regardless of the reason your food is left to thaw to room temperature, the following tips will help you decide what to keep, what to cook, and what to throw away.
If you think you have food poisoning, here are some things you can do to get better faster, including what to look for in terms of food poisoning symptoms.
Chances are, you’re probably buying local produce. But have you thought about doing some home canning of fruits & vegetables in order to make your food last all year long? Here are some tips for your first home canning project. It’s easy, really!
One of the best things I did recently was to replace ALL of my old plastic food storage bowls & containers with glass ones. I chose 2 sets of Pyrex glass bowls with vent-top lids. i LOVE them!
Great tips for saving money on food by using chest freezers. Great tips for using your chest freezer to the fullest.
Tupperware has some of the most practical kitchen containers and gadgets around! Not only are the classic bowls & lids sets rated among the best, but they now have state-of-the-art plastic and heat-resistant containers that will keep your food fresher even longer AND they go from fridge… to freezer… to microwave… to table. Here are my favorites!
Isn’t it amazing how quickly bananas start bruising? It seems like they develop brown spots virtually minutes after you bring them home from the store! Here’s what I do to make bananas last longer
The FoodSaver Vacuum Sealer helps you save money on groceries AND keep your food fresher longer. Here’s why we love the Foodsaver, and the foods we store in Food Saver bags.