Posts Tagged: leftover storage

Sustainable Living: Shopping Bulk with Reusable Containers
Sustainable Living: Shopping Bulk with Reusable Containers

Sustainable Living: Shopping Bulk with Reusable Containers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
In our Sustainable Living series, we look at how tenants and homeowners are changing their apartments to be more sustainable. Bulk items, such as loose oats and nuts, are often packaged in thin single-user plastic. Like all plastics, this packaging is not biodegradable and usually takes 400 years or more to break down. Additionally, plastics…
How to Use Leftover Ingredients to Minimize Food Waste and Save Money
How to Use Leftover Ingredients to Minimize Food Waste and Save Money

How to Use Leftover Ingredients to Minimize Food Waste and Save Money

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Sometimes we feel inspired to make a dish we see on Pinterest and shop for the necessary ingredients, only to find out that we only need a little bit of an ingredient. I’ve definitely been there, as the person who was stuck with a 14 pack of tortillas when I was making fajitas for only…
Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers
Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

Is This Still Safe to Eat: Basic Rules for Storing Leftovers

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
It’s that time of the year again when you’ll be looking in your fridge and debating if you should risk one more turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich. Before you take a bite, check out these general rules about storing perishables. How Long Can I Keep It? Refrigerate all perishable food within two hours, or one hour if…
Is This Still Ok to Eat? 7 Tips for Leftover Safety
Is This Still Ok to Eat? 7 Tips for Leftover Safety

Is This Still Ok to Eat? 7 Tips for Leftover Safety

  |   By AuthorMy First Apartment
Our all-things-culinary pro, Sam, shares his professional leftover storage tips, just in time to help you decide if you should risk one more turkey/stuffing/cranberry sauce sandwich.                                        LEFTOVER SAFETY TIPS by Sam We have all had that unpleasant experience of finding a long-since spoiled container of leftover food lurking in the back of the refrigerator.…