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Food preservation in refrigerator [duplicate]

I am an international student in France and as I live alone, products are put in fridge for later use after being opened. Two months in and I never had a problem with storing food in it but today I ...
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Does keeping a fridge/freezer full significantly help energy efficiency?

This is one of those statements I frequently encounter, but I've never really seen evidence to support it. The advice often goes even further to say that if your fridge/freezer is relatively empty, ...
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How long will fermented/brined pickles last?

I've been interested in making some pickles, and a lot of the places I've found say that salt brined or fermented pickles generally taste better than acid-brined pickles. That is, pickles pickled in a ...
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What is the correct temperature for storing home-made frozen yogurt?

I have made frozen yogurt for the first time yesterday. It was stored overnight in the freezer at -18°C (-0.4°F). When I checked it this morning it had solidified a lot more than I had expected. Is ...
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How can I maximize the storage life of fresh beef in the refrigerator?

I bought a 7 pound beef tenderloin at Fresh Market that the butcher just cut and packaged for me. What is best way to store it in the refrigerator? Will it keep for 5 days or longer?
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Higher or lower fridge temperature

Which would save electricity: higher or lower setting, in summer. My husband set it low and I tend to set it higher. I do not want my stuff to be ruined by a too low setting.
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At which end of the scale on the knob is the refrigerator temperature lowest, at which is it highest?

At what point the temperature of refrigerator/frig going high or low ? For example the numbers are given 1 ,2 ,3 ,4 ,5 some people set at 5 or some people set at 1 at which ...
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How to store batter (contains raw eggs) under 41 degrees F?

We had a food inspector come by today and they had recommend that we store our batter (contains raw eggs) in an ice bucket at 41ºF (5ºC) or below at all times. I feel that this process is a bit ...
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how much difference really would various fridge temp affect the food life stored within? [closed]

this question outdated by ~7 years -- What temperatures should I keep my refrigerator and freezer set at? -- ask how much temp a fridge or freezer should be at but im very confused about how much ...
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Fridge temperature [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is the ideal fridge temperature I have brought a fridge thermometer to check the temperature of a new fridge (Amica). On it's highest setting (7) it alternates over the ...
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