People, even experts, swear that you should never put a tomato in the fridge. They are wrong. Here's the follow-up to our tomato-storage tests from earlier in the summer, with some basic tips for how you really should store your tomatoes.
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The going wisdom is that tomatoes don't belong in the fridge. Our tests show that it may be a lot more complicated than that.
You're digging through Grandma's liquor cabinet and you find some dusty old bottles of Canadian Club, Bailey's, and Martini & Rossi. And you might be wondering whether they're actually still any good.
If you're unsatisfied with your current spice storage system, here are some methods to consider. I don't think there's such a thing as a perfect system—so much depends on your needs, your spices, and available space—so rather than recommend one approach, I've listed pros and cons for each.
If you've ever wondered how to freeze bacon you've probably googled it by now, but if not, Megan Reardon of Not Martha shares her bacon freezing advice—she rolls it in parchment paper—along with a few pretty photos. About.com says you can keep bacon in the freezer for a month before the fat goes rancid. Related Quick Tip: How to Substitute Bacon for Pancetta The Baconcyclopedia, Everything You Want to Know About Bacon on One Really Long Page In Videos: Squeez Bacon from ThinkGeek...
Our kitchen design/gear contributor Amanda Clarke recently gave tips on squeezing space out of your fridge, but here's another handy guide that tells you where and how to store all the fruits and veggies you bring home from the grocery store....