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Food Storage Guide; Storing Fresh Food - Whirlpool ETl8PKXP Use & Care Manual

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Food storage guide
STORING FRESH FOOD
There is a right way to package
and store refrig-
erated of frozen foods. To keep foods fresher, longer.
take the time to study these recommended
steps.
Leafy Vegetables..
Remove store wrapplng
and
trim or tear off bruised and discolored
areas. Wash In
cold water and drain Place \n plastic bag or plastic
container
and store in crisper. Cold, moist air helps
keep leafy vegetables
fresh and crisp
Vegetables
wlth Skins
(carrots, peppers].
.Store
In crisper, plastic bags or plastic container.
Fruits
Wash, let dry and store in refrigerator
in
plastic
bags
OT crisper. Do not wash or hull berries
until they are ready to use Sort and keep berries in
their store container
In a crisper, OT store in a loosely
closed paper
bag on a refrigerator
shelf
,
Meat*
Meat IS perishable
and expensive...you
won't want to waste an ounce of it through
Careless
handling.
The following
list and chart give you pack-
aging
hints and time limits. Store meat in the meat
pan.
Fresh, Prepackaged
Meat.
Store fresh meat in
the store wrapping.
Vacuum
packaged
meat can
be frozen for as long as one month if the seal is not
broken.
If you want to keep
it frozen longer.
you
should wrap it with special freezer wrapping
material.
Fresh Meat, Not Prepackaged.
Remove
the
market wrapping
paper and re-wrap in aluminum foil
for storing it unfrozen.
Cooked Meat.
Wrap or cover cooked
meat with
plastic wrap or aluminum
foil. Store immediately.
Cured or Smoked Meat and Cold Cuts.
Ham.
bacon,
sausage,
cold cuts, etc., keep best in
OrlQl-
nal wrappings.
Once
opened,
tightly
re-wrap
in
plastic wrap or aluminum
foil
Canned
Ham.
State In refrigerator
unless the Ia-
bel says it's okay to store on the shelf. Do not freeze.
Fresh Pouitry...Wrap
in plastic
wrap. The plastic
wrap
on poultry, as purchased,
may be used for
storage
STORAGE CHART FOR FRESH AND CURED MEAT*
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rf meat ii @be stored longer than the times given.
follow th6dliections
for freezing.
NOTE:
Fresh fish and shellflsh should be used the
same day as purchased.
Eggs
Store without washing
in the original
car-
ton or use the Utility
Bin that
came
with
your
refrigerator.
Milk..
Wipe milk cartons.
For best storage,
place
milk on interior shelf.
Beverages.
.Wlpe bottles
and cans. Store on a
door shelf or inside the refriger, ltor
Butter..
Keep opened
butter in covered
dish or in
the Butter Compartment.
When storing an extra sup-
ply, wrap in freezer packaging
and freeze.
Cheese
.Store in the original
wrapping
until
you are ready
to use it. Once
opened,
re-wrap
tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum
foil.
Condlments
.Store small Jars and bottles (cat-
sup, mustard. jelly, olives] on the door shelves where
they are in easy reach.
Leftovers..
Cover
leftovers
with plastic
wrap
or
aluminum
foil to keep
food from drying
out and
transferrIng
food odors. Plastic containers
with tight
lids ore fine. too.
.
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