Does this smell bad?
That’s what most of us ask when we wonder if something in the refrigerator can (or should) be eaten.
Wonder no more, I have some easy guides and helpful tips for you right here so save those Labor Day picnic leftovers with confidence.
At a time when money’s tight for so many people and so much of the world goes without,. throwing away food is a waste of resources no one can afford.
StillTasty is a terrific site to have handy. Not only does it have a search feature to assist you in finding specialty foods, users are also able to browse shelf life by category.
If you’ve ever wondered what’s safe in the refrigerator during or after a power outage FoodSafety.Gov has an informational page on this for reference called Refrigerated Food and Power Outages: When to Save and When to Throw Out? Always discard any items in the refrigerator that have come into contact with raw meat juices, they advise. They also have a handy reference chart.
Buzzfeed has a great article called 27 Brilliant Hacks To Keep Your Fridge Clean And Organized with high colour photographs and infographics, with tips ranging from cleaning and shelving to baskets and bacon. Real Simple also has basic tips on how to be organize your refrigerator that anyone can do to make life easier and food last a little longer. Because dairy products can be a particular concern in warmer weather, the Shelf Life of Dairy Products should be of assistance.
Here’s to eating well every day of the year.