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Ordinary everyday bread made from flour, salt, yeast and water from a bakery should be stale by the third day. That is what happens to it naturally, unless it is packed with preservatives and kept in a polythene bag. A larger loaf will possibly stay fresher longer, but looks like your container only holds fairly small loaves and rolls (which will dry out and ...


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It is NOT necessary to store coffee in the freezer. It can be helpful if you want to store it for long periods - i.e. months. Ground coffee should NOT be thawed and re-frozen, nor opened frequently and put-back in the freezer. Think of your freezer as long-term storage, and take out a week's worth of coffee at a time. Also, it's not going to make a ...


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We had the same problem and it turned our to be due to the temperature changes in the fridge. The expansion/contraction cycle of the syrup made it drip. Does your sauce require refrigeration? If not, try leaving it at room temperature (which doesn't change as much as most fridges). We used a "min/max" memory thermometer for a few days and found that the ...


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Smear butter to prevent drying. I have also experimented freezing parmesan. It does dry out a bit but still could be used in hot dishes like pasta.


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I waterbath can my tallow in jars for 10 minutes. I found a really good scientific explanation once saying why it was ok to can it this way but I can't find it now. Basically for fat to go rancid or for bacterial / mold to grow there has to be certain conditions met such as moisture, air, etc. Because rendered fat has no moisture, if done correctly, then ...


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I appreciate these answers and comments, but I found some help at a different website. As it seems to answer the part of my question about cooked ginger, I'm posting it as an answer, but I've never done this before, so please correct me if I've posted it incorrectly or if it should have been a comment. The Frugal Chef ...


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Foolproof method of storing onions in the fridge without the smell permeating inside and also into the container which it is stored is....To store it in a glass bottle with a tight lid like a jam bottle.



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