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Storing vegetables and fruits

Properly storing vegetables and fruits can help you cut down on food waste, get the most out of the food you buy and prevent foodborne illness.

Storing leafy greens

Unlike other fresh vegetables and fruits, leafy greens should be rinsed before going in the fridge. Follow these easy steps to store your leafy greens safely and extend their freshness.

How to blanch vegetables

Blanching is a food preparation technique that involves boiling vegetables for a short time, then submerging them in an ice bath to stop the cooking process.

Meal planning using leftovers

Using leftover prepared ingredients is a great way to save time in the kitchen. It can also help you reduce food waste.

Storing fresh herbs

Herbs are a great way to add flavour to your meals! Whether grown at home or bought at the store, there are lots of ways they can be stored. 

Best uses for fresh and dried herbs

Herbs are an excellent way to add flavour to your meals without adding extra sodium, sugars, or saturated fat.

What does it mean to season to taste?

You’ve probably come across the phrase “season to taste” when reading recipes. What does this phrase mean?

Cooking with plant-based protein foods

Follow these tips to learn how you can incorporate them in your meals and snacks.

Eight canned foods to keep on hand

Canned foods are often budget friendly and can be just as nutritious as fresh foods. They can help you prepare meals quickly and are good to keep on hand.

Five ingredients, five meals

With a few household staples and a little imagination, you can make several recipes from the same foods.