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How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Asparagus (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Asparagus (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Some people wonder how you pick asparagus. I was wondering what you do with it.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Carrots (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Carrots (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

What’s up doc?

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Melons (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Melons (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Don’t shake it like your mom did! And try to shop seasonally.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: General Tips (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: General Tips (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Remember FIFO and shop at stores in order for when you are going home based on temperature.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Nutritional Cucumbers (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Nutritional Cucumbers (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Get the facts on the flavor and nutrition when purchasing a cucumber.

How to Store Food : How to Store Meats (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Store Meats (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Where and how to store beef and chicken at home.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Bag Lettuce (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Bag Lettuce (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

How many bags of “convenient” pre-cut packaged lettuce have you thrown away?

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: Tips for Buying Garlic (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: Tips for Buying Garlic (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

She’s italian so you can trust her on this one!

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Mushrooms (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Fresh Mushrooms (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Check the gills when selecting a fancy mushroom or check the stems otherwise. Be leery of plastic packaged and cut mushrooms.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Pineapples & Bananas (eHow & Christi F
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Pineapples & Bananas (eHow & Christi F

I’ve always wondered how to buy a pineapple.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: Picking Fresh Leafy Vegetables (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: Picking Fresh Leafy Vegetables (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Nobody likes mushy watery lettuce.

How to Store Food : Keeping Food From Spoiling (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : Keeping Food From Spoiling (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

General tips for storing cooked foods.

How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Tomatoes (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Buy Fresh Produce & Meat: How to Pick Ripe Tomatoes (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Did you know most tomatoes are picked green and gassed to ripen at the store. Shopping locally will give you fresher vine ripened tomatoes.

How to Store Food : How to Store Tomatoes (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Store Tomatoes (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Never refrigerate! And obviously don’t guy tomatoes from a store that keeps them cool.

How to Store Food : How to Keep Bananas From Turning Rotten (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Keep Bananas From Turning Rotten (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Consider when and how you are going to use it while purchasing bananas. Don’t refrigerate unless you need to ripen green bananas really overnight.

How to Store Food : How to Wash & Store Berries (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Wash & Store Berries (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Keeping the berries unwashed in the plastic containers or cartons in a brown paper bag in the fridge (not the crisper drawer).

How to Store Food : How to Store Apples (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Store Apples (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Sick of mushy apples? Brown paper bag in the crisper drawer does the trick.

How to Store Food : How to Store Cucumbers (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Store Cucumbers (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Not all vegetables go in that “crisper” drawer. Christi Ferretti discusses where and how to store a cucumber.

How to Store Food : How to Freeze Food for Storage (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Freeze Food for Storage (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Keep food in it’s original packaging even when packing it further for the freezer. Don’t forget first in first out and labeling.

How to Store Food : How to Store Fresh Herbs (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : How to Store Fresh Herbs (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Whether you grown your own herbs in backyard garden or buy them at the grocery store, make sure you keep them fresh.

How to Store Food : When to Use Plastic & Glass to Store Food (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : When to Use Plastic & Glass to Store Food (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Did you know heated plastics can release carcinogens? Glass is a better storage choice when you know you are going to be reheating in the same container.

How to Store Food : Food Storage System: FIFO (eHow & Christi Ferretti)
How to Store Food : Food Storage System: FIFO (eHow & Christi Ferretti)

Do you rotate your groceries as you buy them?

Must-have add-ons for Firefox…and why my browser looks like Google Chrome!
Must-have add-ons for Firefox…and why my browser looks like Google Chrome!

Devoted Firefox user tries Google Chrome and loved it so much he made his Firefox browser look just like it. Find out why.

$18 million for a website?
$18 million for a website?

I was just reading the news and came across this doozy over on the ABCNews website: $18M Being Spent to Redesign Recovery.gov Web Site

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Time lapse of DIY in-ground pool dig
Time lapse of DIY in-ground pool dig

You must be thinking how nice it would be to have it done and filled with water while you are hand digging and tamping the deep end!

You know someone like this at the office (really NSFW)
You know someone like this at the office (really NSFW)

Christopher Walken is having font issues and he’s not very happy about it.

Free gas or gun with your new car?
Free gas or gun with your new car?

One man kicks his marketing up a notch and offers what the modern car owner wants most. How to choose?

Free groceries? Advice from a woman who made coupon clipping a business
Free groceries? Advice from a woman who made coupon clipping a business

Spending 4 hours a week she finds free items and then what she can’t get free she stacks coupons. She even has a consulting business helping families and moms do it themselves.

How To Save Money With Coupons (howcast)
How To Save Money With Coupons (howcast)

Take some tips from the professionals (coupon clippers that is) and save big when you shop.

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