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You can learn how to preserve food without refrigeration by learning the basics of canning, drying and root cellaring. Originally published as

How to Preserve Food Without Refrigeration

You can learn how to preserve food without refrigeration by learning the basics of canning, drying and root cellaring. Originally published as

Expiration Dates, Explained - Here’s some food for thought: Expiration dates refer to quality and freshness of food, not safety. (Yep, that’s a shocker!) So even if a food item passes its expiration date, that item could technically still be safe to eat. We dug a little deeper to find out what different types of “expiration” dates really indicate, and if they can be useful for consumers.

What Expiration Dates Really Mean

Expiration Dates, Explained - Here’s some food for thought: Expiration dates refer to quality and freshness of food, not safety. (Yep, that’s a shocker!) So even if a food item passes its expiration date, that item could technically still be safe to eat. We dug a little deeper to find out what different types of “expiration” dates really indicate, and if they can be useful for consumers.

Classy Clutter: Build Your Food Storage for as little as $5 a week! (plus a FREE printable list!)

Build Your Food Storage for as little as $5 a week! (plus a FREE printable list

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