Now that you’ve successfully become master of your crockpot or slow cooker using the handy tips we picked up from America’s Test Kitchen, what’s a kitchen conquerer to do when she can’t finish all those soups or stews in one sitting? Because we don’t want to let your hard-earned gains go to waste, we’ve got a few tips that will extend the life of your leftovers. [More]
Last week you might’ve had your mind blown clear open by the news that you’re probably reheating pizza wrong if you’re doing it in the microwave, toaster oven or like, a blowtorch, if that’s your method. But it isn’t just pizza that needs a special touch to bring it back to life. [More]
Unless you are celebrating Thanksgiving with a group of ravenous piranhas, you’ll likely have food left over from your Turkey Day feast. Sure, you can spend the next week making delicious turkey and stuffing sandwiches, but there’s a lot of variety to be had from those ingredients stored in plastic containers in your fridge. [More]
One of the best ways to save money on food is to eat everything you prepare rather than trashing your leftovers and moving on. The drawback to eating the archives is that most of the time they won’t taste as good as they did the first time. Microwaves and toaster ovens tend to dry food out and alter its texture.
No matter how longingly Fido looks at you as you devour Thanksgiving leftovers, you owe it to him do deny him a turkey drumstick. Cooked bones, especially from birds, are brittle and splinter easily, potentially causing a variety of problems for hungry pets who chomp on them.
Despite all your loved ones’ best efforts to eat everything in sight, there’s still a bunch of food remaining. Now is the time to strategically pack the food away for a lust-filled reunion at a date yet to be determined. (Probably 9 p.m. or so tonight).
Flash back a couple weeks. With Halloween on the horizon, you got festive and butcher-knifed an unsuspecting pumpkin into a Jack-o’-lantern. Feeling guilty about tossing all its waste into the garbage, you stored it in a plastic container and tossed it in the freezer with hopes of one day resurrecting it in the world of tomorrow.
Surely most have you have finished picking the carcass of your Thanksgiving turkey of all things edible. But for those of you who still have some bird meat sitting in your fridge — today is the deadline for eating them without putting yourself at risk.
StillTasty.com lets you know whether you should toss that thing in the fridge, and how you can extend its life in the first place. Type in your food into the search box, or browse by category. Depending on how the food is stored, the site spits out a nice graphical breakdown, plus storage tips. A good way to save money, the environment, eat healthier, and solve disputes in the kitchen!