Shopping & Storing

Improve your shopping and storing processes for food with our guide to popular grocery stores (looking at you, Trader Joe's), storage containers and techniques, buying ingredients and tools, and more. Get to know the best reusable straws, figure out the temperature your refrigerator should be at, and more for better food shopping and storage.

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All the New Trader Joe's Locations Opening in 2022 (So Far)
With any luck, there will be plenty more Trader Joe’s locations to come this year.
These Are the Best Foods to Stockpile for an Emergency
Natural disasters—a flood, hurricane, blizzard—often come with little or no warning. Stocking up now on the right non-perishable food items will help you weather the storm (or global pandemic) with less stress.
Here's the Right Temperature for Your Refrigerator and Freezer (Because a Few Degrees Makes a Difference)
Keeping foods chilled properly helps them last longer and stay fresher. Sticking to the ideal refrigerator temps can help you avoid potential foodborne illnesses, too.
How to Pick a Cantaloupe (Plus How to Use One)
The juicy melon has more to offer than just rounding out a fruit salad. Learn how to pick a good cantaloupe—plus tips for storing one, using one, and more.
What Is Kombucha, Exactly?
Kombucha tea is unquestionably uber-trendy, but does it have health benefits?

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