Food Shopping & Storing

Learn how to shop for and store your food the right way with our tips and tricks. Find great storage containers for your leftovers or prepped meals, discover different types of pasta, learn how to pick fresh produce, and understand meal subscriptions, all with the guides right here. You'll never shop at Trader Joe's or judge your refrigerator temperature the same way again.

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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.
The Best Sausage Brands
Real Simple staffers sampled 151 juicy links. Here are the best of the wurst.
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