Make Food Stay Fresher Longer During Quarantine
We have been told that during our Stay-At-Home order we should also limit our trips to the grocery store. And it has also been recommended that we shop for 2 weeks worth of groceries at one time, and by yourself. Don't bring the family into the grocery store. It just makes social distancing a bit more difficult when the aisles are more crowded.
But if you are shopping for 2 weeks in advance...how do you make sure your food will stay fresh for that period of time? I found a few hacks. Thank you to Stop Food Waste.
Fresh Food Hacks to Extend the Life of Your Food
Also, remember that the freezer is your best friend. If you would like things to last longer, just put them in a freezer safe container and freeze foods many times for up to a year.
I like to do that with cookies. Especially when I don't necessarily want to have all of these cookies laying around just waiting to be eaten. Bake a batch of cookies, put them in a few freezer bags. Then, when you want to bring out a few to enjoy, you don't have to eat them all. And of course, they last longer. Score!