Food storage guide
STORING FRESH FOOD
There is a right way to package
or frozen foods. To keep foods fresher,
longer, take the time to study these recommended
and trim or tear off bruised and discolored
Wash in cold water and drain. Place in plastic bag
or plastic containerand
store in crisper. Cold, moist
air helps keep leafy vegetables
fresh and crisp.
in crisper, plastic bags or plastic container.
Frult...Wash, let dry and store in refrigerator
plastic bags or crisper. Do not wash or hull berries
until 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 shelf.
bacon, sausage, cold cuts, etc., keep best in origi-
Once opened, tightly re-wrap in
plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
Store in refrigerator
label says it's okay to store on the shelf. Do not
in plastic wrap. The plastic
on poultry, as purchased, may be used for storage.
NOTE: Fresh flsh and shellfish
be used the
same day as purchased.
is perishable and expensive...you
won't want to waste an ounce of it through careless
list and chart give you
hints and time limits.
Store fresh meat in
the store wrapping. Vacuum packaged
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
re-wrap in aluminum
foil for storing it unfrozen.
Wrap or cover cooked meat with
plastic wrap or aluminum foil. Store immediately.
in the original
carton or use the egg nest in the door of your
Mllk...Wipe milk cartons. For best storage, place
milk on interior shelf.
bottles and cans. Store on a
door shelf or inside the refrigerator.
Butter...Store what you might use in a day in the
Butter Compartment. When you have extra, wrap in
in the original
you are ready to use it. Once opened,
tightly in plastic wrap or aluminum foil.
small jars and bottles
(catsup, mustard, jelly, olives] on the door shelves
where they are in easy reach.
leftovers with plastic wrap or
aluminum foil to keep food from drying out and
transferring food odors. Plastic containers with tight
lids are fine, too.