Guide to Leftovers and Food Storage

Learn how to make food and leftovers last longer—and find out when you should toss them.

How Long You Can Store (Almost) Anything in the Fridge, Freezer and Pantry

Wondering if it’s time to toss or good to keep? Consult this handy chart.

Wine Storage Strategies

Keep your collection―no matter what size―tasting good to the last drop.

Warning: You Might Be Throwing Out Perfectly Good Food

Don’t let expiration dates confuse you—or allow your favorite snack to go to waste.

Which Food Containers Are Safe for the Microwave?

Find out which materials are microwave-friendly, and which ones you should avoid.

A Guide to Food Expiration Terms

Use this resource to decode the sell-by and use-by dates stamped on the staples in your fridge.

The Best Food-Storage Containers

Had enough limp lettuce and stale potato chips? These products keep everything from vegetables to cereal fresh.


Freezer Smarts

How to Wrap Food for Freezing

Follow these tips for keeping meat, bread, and fruit fresh in the freezer.

Wrapping Food: Foil vs. Plastic

When it comes to protecting leftovers, should you cover them in aluminum foil or plastic wrap? The answer depends on the food and how you'll reheat it.

How to Prevent Freezer Burn

Follow this easy advice to keep frozen foods fresh.