Are you deep into cleaning your pantry during this week of the Kitchen Cure? I confess that I haven't started yet, but I have a lot of things to work on in my cupboards and pantry! I am looking forward to pushing through old spices, nearly-empty packages and greasy jars. Time to consolidate and clean! Here are a few tips and helpful ideas from our archives on some of the issues that come up when cleaning the pantry, fridge, and freezerAll about the ingredients
• How long can you keep opened condiments? - A rough guide to whether you should pitch the jars in the fridge or not.
• What are processed foods? - Are you trying to judge whether you want to keep ultra-processed foods in your pantry or freezer? Here is an overview of some of the ways that food is processed, and the pros and cons of different sorts of processed food.