Some people wonder how you pick asparagus. I was wondering what you do with it.
Don’t shake it like your mom did! And try to shop seasonally.
Remember FIFO and shop at stores in order for when you are going home based on temperature.
Get the facts on the flavor and nutrition when purchasing a cucumber.
Where and how to store beef and chicken at home.
How many bags of “convenient” pre-cut packaged lettuce have you thrown away?
She’s italian so you can trust her on this one!
Check the gills when selecting a fancy mushroom or check the stems otherwise. Be leery of plastic packaged and cut mushrooms.
I’ve always wondered how to buy a pineapple.
Nobody likes mushy watery lettuce.
General tips for storing cooked foods.
Did you know most tomatoes are picked green and gassed to ripen at the store. Shopping locally will give you fresher vine ripened tomatoes.
Never refrigerate! And obviously don’t guy tomatoes from a store that keeps them cool.
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.
Keeping the berries unwashed in the plastic containers or cartons in a brown paper bag in the fridge (not the crisper drawer).
Sick of mushy apples? Brown paper bag in the crisper drawer does the trick.
Not all vegetables go in that “crisper” drawer. Christi Ferretti discusses where and how to store a cucumber.
Keep food in it’s original packaging even when packing it further for the freezer. Don’t forget first in first out and labeling.
Whether you grown your own herbs in backyard garden or buy them at the grocery store, make sure you keep them fresh.
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.
Do you rotate your groceries as you buy them?
Devoted Firefox user tries Google Chrome and loved it so much he made his Firefox browser look just like it. Find out why.
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
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!
Christopher Walken is having font issues and he’s not very happy about it.
One man kicks his marketing up a notch and offers what the modern car owner wants most. How to choose?
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.
Take some tips from the professionals (coupon clippers that is) and save big when you shop.