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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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 How to Know the Right Temperature for Your Refrigerator (Because Yours Is Probably Set Wrong)

Keeping foods chilled properly, at the right refrigerator temperature, helps them last longer and stay fresher. Sticking to the ideal refrigerator temperature 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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