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FOOD STORAGE

This Is How You Prolong The Freshness Of Green Onions, Leeks, Etc

Do you place the bundle in a cup of water, too?
It's common in home kitchens. You just need a little bit of some green onions as that essential topping for your egg lugaw dish. However, since you buy it by the bundle, you almost always have more than you actually need. So, what do you do with the ...

How To Store Bagoong

This includes Bagoong Balayan!
If there is one ingredient that is almost always served with your kare-kare dish, it's the bagoong. Bagoong, or more commonly known internationally as fermented shrimp paste, is more than just a sawsawan for your favorite dishes. It can also be an ingredient.Dishes such ...

Signs You Should Toss Out Your Fruit Salad, Spaghetti, Lumpia, And Other Leftovers

You are not wasting food.
Nobody likes to waste food, and that’s a good reason to store any leftovers you had from the holidays in the refrigerator. However, not everyone is attentive to the food that you stored. Some may be eaten soon after storing while some ...

Here's Why You Shouldn't Cook Meat That's Been Left Out

You forgot it but is it still safe to cook?
Remember that you can find bacteria everywhere. So in the case of food, it's not just keeping your hands clean and how you handle the food but the air itself is the enemy when it comes to storing food and keeping it safe ...

This Is How To Properly Store Meat In The Refrigerator

Are you storing raw meat correctly?
There are many ways to store meat but the most effective and long-lasting way is still the freezer. Meat, when frozen completely and properly, can last for months under the best conditions and will last indefinitely in extreme cases. All you have to do is ...

Just In Case You've Always Wondered: How Long Does Iced Coffee Last?

It all depends on what kind of coffee you're enjoying.
Just like your iced tea can last a few days, so can iced coffee. However, there is a difference if you're talking about coffee that's been cold-brewed or hot brewed. Hot brewed coffee is actually best as soon as it's been brewed. The flavors ...

Solved! What You Can Do If Your Instant Coffee And Powdered Juice Hardens

Avoid wasting your powdered drinks.
Powdered drinks are made to be convenient. Whether it's instant coffee, powdered chocolate drinks, powdered milk, or powdered juice, these mixes all easily dissolve in water so you can enjoy a delicious drink without much effort. However, there is a price to storing these incorrectly: these powdered drink mixes ...

Just In Case You've Always Wondered: How Long Does Iced Tea Last?

You can enjoy that iced tea drink at home!
Iced tea is one of those drinks that instantly "quenches" your thirst just by thinking about it. The drink is a popular drink for sweltering hot days and for good reason. The drink is commonly loaded with ice cubes, is bitter-sweet at ...

How To Store Gochujang, Ssamjang, Doenjang

Store these essential Korean pastes for your next samgyupsal feast.
The soy-garlic sauce that coats Korean fried chicken may be super delicious but for those who love buffets and barbecues, the samgyupsal or Korean barbecue experience is the ultimate foodie feast. The side dishes or banchan are delightfully numerous that you can mix and ...

How To Properly Use A Ziplock Or Resealable Bag

Are you using these bags right?
Take a look at your kitchen and you might find that you have resealable bags in your cabinets, refrigerator, or drawers. Resealable bags, also known as zipper bags or ziplock bags, are a great innovation! You can find these types of bags being used in any ...

How To Store Bouillon Cubes Properly

Store them properly so you'll always have the start of a super flavorful dish.
We're willing to bet you have some kind of concentrated form of broth or stock in your kitchen. Whether you like using the kind that comes in cubes, granules, or powdered form, these bouillon cubes are the perfect substitute for homemade stock and broth.Store ...

Do You Need To Store Kimchi In The Refrigerator?

Save your kimchi.
If you made homemade kimchi, you might be wondering if you should place it in the refrigerator or not. After all, Korea where the kimchi originated is a much colder country. However, that's no reason why we should not make our own ...

How To Store Coffee Beans + Storage Suggestions

Are you storing your coffee properly?
Coffee that tastes old isn't always about age. Sometimes, it's about how you store your precious coffee.Are you storing your coffee properly? Whether you grind your beans fresh daily, brew from coffee grounds, or enjoy the speed and convenience of instant coffee, all of these coffee ...

Do This To Make Your Yakult And Yogurt Stash Last Longer

This tip will keep it fresh longer!
If you are one of those people who cannot end their day without their daily dose of Yakult, you're not alone. It's no surprise that during the pandemic, many people began to hoard their favorite types of food and beverages. This included bread, ...

How To Store Powdered Milk Properly

Here's how it doesn't turn into one solid mass.
Powdered milk is an ingredient that is available almost everywhere. It's not only used as a substitute for fresh milk but it can also be used in baking recipes, too. In fact, it's one of the important ingredients in polvoron, pastillas, ice scrambol, and even ...

What To Buy Now And Store To Avoid The Holiday Grocery Rush

Christmas is getting closer and closer by the day!
Do you have a sufficiently stocked kitchen with ingredients for your Christmas recipes? You should! It's time to prep early as Christmas is getting closer by the day. Every Filipino household has their tried and tested recipes that they always make for the holiday season. ...

How To Freeze And Thaw Butter

Got a big block of butter?
Butter is an ingredient that you either need a lot of or is used sparingly. Those who bake know how important it is to have a stash of this ingredient for their baking needs. When shopping, you might encounter a deal that you just can't pass up. ...

This Is How Long Sushi Will And Can Last

Raw fish stored too long can make you sick.
Sushi is one of the kinds of food that you might instantly think of when visiting Japanese restaurants. There are many kinds of sushi including the more stuffed California maki that is basically strips of crabstick or kani, mango, and cucumber wrapped in ...

How Do You Store Salted Eggs or Itlog Na Maalat?

The salt preserves the eggs, but it's not forever.
The frenzy over the salted egg trend has long ended but that doesn't mean that it's gone! Whether or not these eggs are still trendy, these colored eggs are still a common and favorite part of many meals. Locally called itlog na maalat, these eggs ...

Have You Always Wondered: What's The Solid Residue From Soy Sauce Bottles?

It's common to see some "stuff" left behind in the bottom of the bottle.
Soy sauce is one of the main ingredients in many Filipino dishes. This includes the adobo, the humba, and the menudo. It is also used as a condiment for dipping sauces for your crispy pata and the tokwa't baboy.So, it's not uncommon ...
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