When freezing, it is important to make sure your poultry and meat is tightly wrapped in order to prevent it from freezer burn.Freezer burn does not make food dangerous to eat, but does damage the texture and taste.Dairy and Eggs Dairy and eggs typically have a Sell-By Date Proper refrigeration (40° F or below) is vital to ensure the best possible shelf life of your dairy.

You should use or freeze your chicken within one to two days of purchasing and meat within three to five days of purchasing.

Freezing your poultry and meat can make these proteins last anywhere from nine to 12 months.

Just make a mental note that the colors go in alphabetical order.

But if you know you'll never remember that, just write that key down on a piece of paper and take a picture of it on your phone so you'll always have it.

Very useful info, and I did not know this…Never havepaid any attention to the color of bread ties…. When you go to buy bread in the grocery store, haveyou ever wondered which is the freshest, so you“squeeze” for freshness or softness. They are: Monday – Blue Tuesday – Green Thursday – Red Friday – White Saturday – Yellow So today being Thursday, I wanted a red twist tie-notwhite which is Friday (almost a week old?

Did you know that bread is delivered fresh to thestores five days a week? )The colors go alphabetically by color Blue – Green –Red – White -Yellow, Monday thru Saturday. But I put a post-itnote in my wallet when I first found out about this so I would not forget.

Sure there's an expiration date on your bread, but if you don't want to root through all the loaves, you can quickly look at the color of the twist tie because it tells you what day of the week your bread was baked. So what's the best way to remember which color corresponds to which day?

According to Snopes, most places have fresh bread delivered only on those aforementioned five days.

Snack foods contain preservatives in order to maintain shelf life.

Different types of snacks have varying expiration dates: Potato chips will last one month after expiration date. One of the longest lasting snacks is popcorn, which has a shelf life of one to two years.

Fresh-baked bread do not contain preservatives, so they typically won't keep as long as commercially packaged breads.