The Checkup: How to Extend the Fridge-Life of Your Favorite Foods

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• Dana Gunders of the Natural Resources Defense Council wrote the book on not wasting food (literally), and she says you can cook with milk that’s past its peak problem-free. I’m not sure how into that particular money-saving trick I am, but she’s full of plenty more tips (that won’t make your stomach turn) for how to extend the fridge-life of your foods and, in turn, save a good chunk of change. [NPR]
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11 Foods You Shouldn’t Refrigerate But Probably Do

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Have you ever gotten home after a trip to the grocery store with a bag full of produce and absolutely zero idea where to put it? I mean, do tomatoes go in the fridge or the pantry? And how about onions? And what about garlic? Agh! So. Many. Questions.

As you can probably tell, the fridge-or-pantry dilemma comes up quite often in my kitchen, and my solution is usually just to throw everything into the fridge. I just figure it’s safer there. But no more, friends: Thanks to Buzzfeed, we’ve all got a super-useful video to refer to next time the fridge-or-pantry crisis strikes. Check it out below.

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