Save money on food keeping it as fresh as possible for as
long as possible. Most dry goods should be placed in a cool and dry place.
Potatoes should also be kept in a dark place. You can put potatoes in a
paper bag to keep them dark. Never store potatoes near onions.
some additional frugal tips on storing food.
- Food needs to be sealed tightly to stay fresh. Items
for the freezer should be wrapped in freezer paper, or double wrapped in foil.
Bags of chips, cookies, cereals and other grains can be kept
tightly shut with an office binder clip, or for the frugal conscious, a
- Check out the "stale date" of
food before you buy it. Bakery goods, in particular, can be much fresher
at the back.