Food storage

Making the Most of Your Freezer and Frozen Foods

The freezer is perhaps one the most useful kitchen appliances that anyone owns (thanks very much Oliver Evans for inventing it) Thanks to the freezer families can bulk shop, saving both money and time and can even make meals ahead and freeze them so that even the busiest people can still enjoy a great weeknight dinner rather than having to fall back on fast food because they are pressed for time. Although for the most part making great use of a freezer is easy there are some things that you shou ...

Safe Food Storage Tips for the Average Kitchen

Often when we think about food storage in our kitchens are major concerns are related to space and aesthetics and not to actual food safety. There are most certainly however safe food storage procedures that really do need to be followed in order to ensure that the food you eat, and serve to your family, is as safe and healthy to consume as possible. Peggy Van Laanen, an Associate Professor from Texas A&M University even wrote a special report about this very issue to assist people everywhere. H ...

Top Tips for Safe Food Storage and Handling in the Summertime

It’s summertime and the living is easy. Time for outdoor barbecues, dinner on the deck instead of in the kitchen and spending an afternoon in the sun with a drink and a few snacks on hand. As the temperatures rise though you do have to make some changes to the way you store and handle various food and drinks to ensure they are of the highest quality, taste great and most importantly of all are safe to eat. The Mother Nature Network and NSF.org, a public health organization recently discussed thi ...