Food Storage

Tackling food waste begins right at home with these helpful food storage tips. Discover the best ways to store foods like fruits, vegetables, and breads in addition to learning quick and easy tips on maximizing freezer, refrigerator, pantry, and cabinet space in your kitchen.

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Should You Refrigerate Bread?
Food safety experts weigh in on the best way to store your bread.
Should You Refrigerate Apples to Keep Them Fresh?
Plus, why you should never store apples alongside other fruit.
Should You Refrigerate Lemons?
From the whole fruit itself to the juice and the rind, we're sharing the absolute best way to store this sunny type of citrus.
The FDA Warns Against Storing Avocados in Water After a Video of the Hack Goes Viral
A spokesperson from the agency says keeping a cut avocado in water may cause harmful pathogens that could be living on the avocado to multiply in water.
Should You Refrigerate Hot Sauce?
Here's how to make sure this spicy condiment remains fresh, according to a food safety expert.   
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Why You Should Never Store Onions with Potatoes—Plus, Other Fruits and Vegetables That Don't Go Together
It all comes down to which produce items naturally create ethylene and which absorb this harmless-to-humans gas.
Should You Refrigerate Jams and Jellies?
Keep these sweet toppings in their freshest state based on these insights from a food safety expert.  
Should You Refrigerate Nuts?

If you're storing your nuts in the pantry, you'll want to read this.