Can You Vacuum Seal Ground Beef?

ground beef

Vacuum sealing has become an increasingly popular method for extending the shelf life of foods, including various types of meat. Ground beef, with its higher surface area due to its minced nature, is particularly susceptible to spoilage and freezer burn, making it a prime candidate for vacuum sealing. Here’s an extensive look at vacuum sealing […]

Vacuum Sealing Jars Vs Canning

vacuum sealing jars

Vacuum sealing jars and canning are two popular methods for preserving food, each with its own set of benefits and drawbacks. Both aim to extend the shelf life of food by creating an environment that inhibits the growth of bacteria, yeast, and mold. Understanding the differences between these two methods is key for anyone interested […]

How to store chicken properly

How to store chicken

Growing up did anyone teach you how to store meat or produce properly and safely? I’m going to wager they didn’t.Most likely you, like me, learned by…

Best way to store sweet potatoes

Best way to store sweet potatoes

I believe sweet potatoes are one of the best starches around. Sweeter than a typical potato, more colorful, can be sweet or savory and can be stored…

How long can you freeze bananas?

How long can you freeze bananas?

The short answer is indefinitely. As long as they are stored properly. If you want to maintain the best quality and taste, 2 to 3 months is best.

How To Store Freeze Dried Food

how to store freeze dried food

Freeze drying may be the best way to store food for the long term. It’s also a great way to make snacks for the family or ingredients for some recipes…

How To Flash Freeze Food At Home

How to flash freeze food at home

Having extra frozen produce on hand can be a huge benefit to the chef on-the-go: for smoothies in the morning, for quick veggie stir-fry’s at night, for…

How To Tell If Bacon Is Bad

How to tell if bacon is bad

We’ve all been there: you’re planning a great meal that you know you’ve got the ingredients for at home. You reach into the freezer, but then you wonder…

How To Store Broccoli And Cauliflower

How to store broccoli and cauliflower

Broccoli and cauliflower are two delicious veggies that are a staple of healthy kitchens everywhere. But if you can’t use them right away, what’s the…

Best Bento Lunchbox For Kindergarten

Best Bento Lunchbox For Kindergarten

Originating in Japan, the bento box found its roots extending all the way to America, thanks to its simplicity and dividable sections for side dishes and…

How To Store Flour To Prevent Bugs

how to store flour to prevent bugs

In this article we’ll cover all of the steps for how to store flour to prevent bugs. Weevils are the main culprit we need to worry about when it comes to…

Best Trash Can For Odor Control In The Kitchen

best trash can for odor control

Trash cans smell. It’s a fact of life. But some trash cans manage odor better than others. Most don’t even attempt to do anything about smells. We searched for the best trash can for odor control and found the simplehuman rectangular dual compartment step can with carbon filter to be the best. With its tight fitting…

Best Wheeled Cooler For Sand

best wheeled cooler for sand

If you spend much time at the beach then you know what a chore it can be hauling a cooler through the sand. After much research and comparing reviews we can say with authority that the Igloo Trailmate is the best wheeled cooler for sand. While this cooler is the best option we do have other recommendations that we…

How To Organize A Pantry With Deep Shelves

How To Organize A Pantry With Deep Shelves

There never seems to be enough storage space in a home, especially in a kitchen. Having deep shelves to deal with likely means you have a good amount of storage but it isn’t the most practical. We’ll cover organizing a pantry with deep shelves and some great products to help with the organization and convenience […]

How To Organize A Small Kitchen Without A Pantry In 5 Steps

how to organize a small kitchen without a pantry

Having a small kitchen is always a challenge. It doesn’t matter if you’re an infrequent cook or a master chef. If your kitchen doesn’t have a pantry that’s an even more challenging problem. Fortunately it’s a problem that can be over come. Follow along for 5 steps on how to organize a small kitchen without a pantry…