How to Store and Use Fresh Herbs

You needed just one sprig but had to buy a whole package. What can you do with the leftovers?

10 Tips for Organizing the Refrigerator

Like real estate, cold storage is all about location. Shelf or drawer? High or low? Follow this expert fridge-packing plan to keep contents fresh.

How Long Will Food Last in the Refrigerator?

Follow these guidelines to know what is still fresh―and what to toss.

Where to Store Coffee: Pantry vs. Freezer

The best place for those grounds―and why.

How Does a Refrigerator Work?

In the refrigeration cycle, there are five basic components: fluid refrigerant; a compressor, which controls the flow of refrigerant; the condenser coils (on the outside of the fridge); the evaporator coils (on the inside of the fridge); and something called an expansion device. Here’s how they interact to cool your food.

10 Things You Should Not Refrigerate

Certain items are at their prime when stored at room temperature.

How to Store Oils, Vinegars, and Condiments 

Condiments can hang around long past their expiration date. Keep these guidelines* in mind while cleaning out your fridge and pantry.

How to Select, Store, and Cook Summer Produce

Make the most of the season’s fleeting pleasures.

Fresh Pick: Cantaloupe

The juicy melon has more to offer than just rounding out a fruit salad. Step away from the melon baller and scoop up these ideas.