What's the Best Way to Store Bread So It Doesn't Get Moldy?

What's the Best Way to Store Bread So It Doesn't Get Moldy?

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Anjali Prasertong
Sep 30, 2013

Q: What's the best way to store bread? I buy regular sandwich bread from the grocery store, and it always gets moldy spots within a week. I just store it above the fridge. On Saturday I bought these wonderfully delicious challah rolls, and by Tuesday all of the rolls were moldy. I have a tiny kitchen with minimal storage. What to do?

Sent by Mary

Editor: Mary, I store all my bread in the freezer and either warm it up in the toaster or oven, or let it thaw on the counter before eating it. Here are a few more tips for storing bread:

Readers, how do you recommend storing bread so it stays fresher longer?

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