Put The Date On Your Open Food Containers In The Fridge
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I use the nutritional tracker to plan my meals for the moment; I need the help because I usually overdo it in one of the categories (fat, carbs, protein, calories). So I make a batch of black beans or rice at one time because I eat a lot of portions throughout the week. So that I know how fresh the item is, I take a sharpie and date the container. Most kitchens use day dots so this is my inexpensive way of knowing what is fresh and what is not.
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When you are looking for something to eat in the fridge ,it's IMPORTANT to know the DATE of when a container was opened. I thought up a simple system that has helped me. I just opened a new container of cottage cheese today.When I am finished with my helping, I CLOSE the container and WRITE on it with a Sharpie permanent marker the DATE I OPENED it ~for example,OPENED 1/5/13. Then I know WHEN it was opened and how GOOD or bad THE CONTENTS IS without having to guess!
Plus I don't eat something that has gone bad ,especially when I have a cold .
What's The Date Opened on that Container of Cheese?
When I buy some cottage cheese,sour cream, or another container of something to eat,after I open it, I mark with a permanent black marker the date OPENED and label it on the top of the container so I know HOW LONG that particular container of food has been opened. I DON'T want to visit the Emergency Room of a hospital because I couldn't smell something and ate something bad.[Right now I have Sinuitis --blockage in the nose- so it limits my sense of smell].
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