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Quick Tip: Wrap Celery in Aluminum Foil to Keep it Fresh

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Guide to Storing Vegetables: Where to Keep Vegetables

You spent lots of time in the grocery store choosing the best-looking produce. The other key to great-tasting vegetables is proper storage at home.

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How to Store Ground Beef Safely

Ground beef plays a starring role in everything from holiday barbecues to everyday dinners. Here are some tips to help you safely enjoy this versatile meat.

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Quick Tip: Buy Long-Lasting Produce By the Bag

You can save big by purchasing long-lasting items by the bag.

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Quick Tip: How to Freeze Fresh Herbs

Fresh herbs are easy to freeze and so convenient to have on hand for flavoring your favorite cooked dishes.

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Quick Tip: Easy-to-Peel Hard-Boiled Eggs

Peeling hard-cooked eggs can be a real chore. Here s how to make the job easier.

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Quick Tip: Slice Bread Before Freezing It

Bread freezes beautifully and this tip makes it even more convenient.

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10 Surprising Foods You Can Freeze

Freeze these less-than-obvious items and you'll save money, waste less - and make cooking a whole lot more convenient.

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Quick Tip: Store Tomatoes at Room Temperature

For maximum flavor and juiciness, keep them out of the refrigerator until they re fully ripe.

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Confusion Over Food Expiration Dates is Costing Consumers a Bundle

Studies show that a staggering amount of food is being wasted - and one of the primary reasons is consumers confusion over food expiration dates.

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Quick Tip: How to Keep Oils Fresh

Whether you re using them for baking, frying or drizzling on a salad, the key to getting the best taste from different oils lies in storing them properly. Use this quick guide to find out how.

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Quick Tip: Refrigerate Opened Red Wine

You ve probably had to deal with an unfinished bottle of red wine on at least a few occasions. Here's the best way to store it.

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Quick Tip: How to Freeze and Reheat French Toast

French toast is a classic weekend treat. But it also freezes well and is a snap to reheat.

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Quick Tip: Freeze Whole Lemons and Limes

An easy way to ensure you ve always got fresh lemon and lime juice on hand when you need it.

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Quick Tip: Keep Your Refrigerator Full to Save Energy

A simple way to help keep your electric bill down.

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Freeze Nuts to Make Them Last Longer

Freezing nuts will allow them to stay fresher much longer.

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Quick Tip: How to Tell if Baking Powder and Baking Soda Are Still Good

Baking powder and baking soda don t last forever. Here s how to tell if they're still up to the job.

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Quick Tip: Keeping Ice Cream Fresh

A simple trick for keeping ice cream smooth and creamy.

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Quick Tip: Don't Store Potatoes Near Onions

They should only come together when you're ready to cook them.

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Off-the-Shelf Recipes: Herb Butter

It's happened again: A recipe called for a sprig of herbs, but you had to buy the whole bunch. Here s an easy way to put the leftovers to delicious use.

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Quick Tip: How to Freeze Pancakes

Follow these tips to make and freeze pancakes in advance and you can enjoy them any day of the week!

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Off-the-Shelf Recipes: Balsamic Berries

All you need are two basic pantry staples - balsamic vinegar and sugar - to transform fresh berries into this easy, elegant dessert.

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Off-the-Shelf Recipes: Easy New Potatoes

These savory little potatoes are the perfect complement to your summer barbecue. They taste best simply prepared -with ingredients you ve already got on hand.

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Now in Season: Asparagus

Delicious and nutritious, here's how to keep this spring treat fresh.

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Now in Season: Strawberries

Plump, red, and loaded with vitamin C, here's how to keep these luscious berries at their freshest.

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