Food storage guide
STORING FRESH FOOD
There IS a right way to package
and store refrig-
erated or frozen foods. To keep foods fresher, longer,
take the trme to study these recommended
.Remove store wrapping.
or tear off bruised
cool water, drain and store In crrsper Cold, moist air
fresh and crisp. The
crisper has sealing
gaskets to help keep humrd air
in. It also has a control to help adjust the amount
in the crisper.
with Skins [carrots, peppers)..
in crisper, plastic bags or plastic container.
Fruits . ..Wash. let dry and store in refrigerator
bags or crisper. Do not wash or hull berrres
untrl they are ready to use. Sort and keep berries In
their store container
in a crisper, or store in a loosely
closed paper bag on a refrigerator
Meat is perishable
won't want to waste an ounce of rt through careless
list and chart give you pack-
hints and time limrts. Store meat in the meat
Store fresh meat in
the store wrapping.
be frozen for as long as one month if the seal
If you want to keep
it frozen longer, you
should wrap It wrth special freezer wrapping
Fresh Meat, Not Prepackaged.
wrap or aluminum
foil for storing it unfrozen,
Meat. Wrap or cover cooked meat tightly
with plastic wrap or aluminum
foil. Store rmmediatelv,
cold cuts, etc.. keep best in origi-
plastic wrap or aluminum
Ham. Store in refrigerator
unless the la-
bel says It's okay to store on the shelf. Do not freeze.
Fresh Poultry. Wrap in aluminum
foil or plastic
wrap. The plastic wrap on poultry, as purchased,
may be used for storage.
STORAGE CHART FOR FRESH AN0 CURED MEAT*
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. . . . . . . 1to2
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. . . . 1 to2
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. . . . . . 3jos
*If meat irto be stored longer than the times given
follow the dtrections
NOTE: Fresh fish and shellfish should be used the
same day as purchased
Store without washing
in the original
ton or use the
Milk.. Wipe milk cartons.
For best storage.
milk on interior shelf or bottom
and cans. Store on a
door shelf or insrde the refrigerator.
Butter.. .Keep opened
butter in covered
dish or in
the Utility Compartment.
When storing an extra sup-
ply, wrap In freezer packaging
.Store in the original
you are ready
to use it. Once
tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum
.Store small jars and bottles (cat-
sup, mustard, jelly. olives) on the door shelves where
they are in easy reach.
leftovers tightly with plastic wrap
foil to keep food from drying out and
food odors. Plastic containers
lids are fine, too.