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Cooking & Baking

How to Store Your Leftovers (and Never Use the Sniff-Test Again)

If you’re anything like me, you save everything. Maybe there are only three pieces of broccoli left or not even a cup of rice, but it goes in the fridge no matter what. Last month we explored storing fruits and vegetables and now we’re talking leftovers. The food storage experts at OXO have gathered their tips and best practices when it comes to keeping leftovers because it’s important to know when to say goodbye to questionable takeout and quit Googling how long chicken will last in the fridge.

Cooking & Baking

Healthy Veggie Chips You Should Be Making Now

Ever tried making your own veggie chips? It can be time-consuming and tricky if you’re trying to thinly slice a bunch of veggies with just a knife. But if you have a mandoline, it really couldn’t be easier. Salty and crunchy, veggie chips are an incredibly satisfying snack not to mention healthier than a bag of greasy ‘tato chips. And the best part is you can chip-ify so many fruits or veggies. Here are some of our favorite spice combos.

Cooking & Baking

How to Store Your Fruits and Veggies to Get the Most Out of Them

There’s a big difference between biting into a crisp apple versus a mealy, mushy one. Or creating a salad with bright, crisp lettuce versus the wilted, shriveled stuff. We want to eat the good produce: the fresh, vibrant-colored fruits and vegetables that taste like you’re doing good things for your body. Sure, we won’t knock anyone for stashing bags of peas or spinach in the freezer, but generally, buying fresh produce is tastier. It can be hard to keep produce around, especially if you aren’t cooking it immediately, so here are some tips and tricks for properly storing your produce to get the most out of it.

Cooking & Baking

Go Beyond Zucchini Noodles: 7 Vegetables & Fruits You Can Spiralize

Zucchini is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the world of spiralizing. It’s great as a spaghetti substitute, topped with tomato sauce and parmesan cheese, but there’s more you can do with the spiralizer – and we’re not just talking about sweet potato curly fries (although those are delicious, too). Spiralizing allows you to incorporate fruits and vegetables into your meal in an unconventional, fun way.