Category Archives for "Storing Tips"

Do Pickles Go Bad? Picking Out The Truth
Jan 10

Do Pickles Go Bad? Picking Out The Truth

By Rose | Storing Tips , Vegetables

Pickles are always great, there is no arguing about that. There are a plethora of recipes that will become magical once you have include this simple ingredient in the recipe. For example, your favorite salads, sandwiches, and burgers can all taste better if you add some pickles.

Therefore, a lot of us (including me) are always sad whenever we run out of pickles in our kitchen. Sometimes, we hoard them in case they run out soon. That’s how much we love our pickles!

But do pickles go bad? It is a frivolous question, I know, but it still needs to be answered properly as eating out-of-date items that have off is not good for your health. Your safety is on the line here, so you should be wary. Let’s discuss pickles in more detail in the next section.

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Can You Freeze Coffee Creamer To Extend Its Shelf Life?
Dec 30

Can You Freeze Coffee Creamer To Extend Its Shelf Life?

By Rose | Coffee , Storing Tips

Can you freeze coffee creamer? Such an interesting question should not be left unanswered. After all, we are talking about the stuff that makes our coffee taste better and richer than ever before!

The answer is a resounding yes. You can always freeze a coffee creamer. The manufacturers have stated that it’s safe to do so, which is exciting news, right?

There are two types of coffee creamer today: the powdered and the liquid kind. The powdered creamer (non-dairy) doesn’t require freezing, as it will remain a top quality product for as long as 24 months, providing that it is properly sealed and then placed in a storage area at room temperature.

A liquid coffee creamer, on the other hand, does benefit from freezing and can be either refrigerated or frozen to ensure that it won’t go bad quickly. If you tend to stockpile this kind of creamer, then you’ll need to know all of the procedures that can further extend its lifespan.

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How To Keep Bagels Fresh
Dec 02

4 Ways To Make Bagels Fresh And Delectable!

By Rose | Storing Tips

Oh, bagels! How can we ever resist them! My kids and I swoon over them. My neighbors are so crazy about them, they are always visiting bagel shops in Montreal and New York and buying their favourites. Since they are an affluent bunch, they can afford to do this.

But regardless of how we treat these delicacies, there will come a time when they will go stale and become uneatable. That’s a sad day, right? Because of this inevitability, people often binge eat their bagels while they still can. It is an amusing sight to watch, honestly. However, it is a much better idea to keep our bagels fresh and delectable for as long as possible because eating a stale bagel is not good for your health.

If you want to learn how to do this and get the most out of your bagels, check out the next section where I have listed some proven approaches that will guarantee the freshness, crispiness, and savoriness of this treat. Check them out for yourself!

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Can You Freeze Smoked Salmon? The Surprising Truth
Nov 18

Can You Freeze Smoked Salmon? The Surprising Truth

By Rose | Smoking , Storing Tips

If you are going to buy a charcoal or electric smoker, then you will be longing for smoked chicken quarters, ribs and the authentic smokehouse flavors that make your mouth water. Smoked salmon is another delicious delicacy that you might be thinking of making.

This is not such a far-fetched idea. Freshwater fish like salmon are ideal to smoke because their true, hidden taste is brought to life by the smoking process. But what can you do if there are any leftovers after you’ve enjoyed your dish? What should you do with them? Can you preserve smoked salmon by freezing it?

Well, the answer to this question is a big fat yes. It is safe to freeze smoked salmon in your fridge. There is nothing to worry about here because smoked salmon, just like jerkies and dried beef, can be stored in a cold environment. Just pack it in an airtight container so that it will retain its quality at an optimal level.

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Can You Freeze Coleslaw: Another Jaw-Dropping Kitchen Fact
Nov 17

Can You Freeze Coleslaw: Another Jaw-Dropping Kitchen Fact

By Rose | Storing Tips

We all like the taste of coleslaw, even if we are not vegetarians. It is a delicious mixture of shredded cabbage and carrots, which can sometimes contain a slew of mayonnaise, vinegar, or salt. Coleslaw is usually a side dish, but it can also be a standalone recipe that is served as an appetizer.

Because of our natural love for coleslaw, we tend to make a lot of it. As long as we have all of the ingredients at our disposal, we can be relentless in making this recipe until we realize that we’ve made too much to consume in one go.

Of course, it would be both unethical and impractical to throw away the remaining coleslaw. Most of us would think about preserving the excess coleslaw by freezing it. But can you freeze coleslaw? And if you can, what are the preparations you need to make? Well, I am going to answer all of these questions here in this article.

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