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Keep a Sharpie in your kitchen and label all your food with that day's date whenever you open a new package or when you're packing up leftovers. That way, you never have to question if something is still good (like that cottage cheese/yogurt container that got pushed to the back of the fridge or that yummy batch of chicken breast you pre-cooked for your workweek!). Saves you money and saves you from any potential tummy aches :)

- Submitted by CAT95814 5/15/2012 in Cooking | 2 Comments
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PATTY267 5/16/2012 12:49:00 AM

    Also, mark the top of your canned foods with a Sharpie, so you can use them before their expiration date.
PEPPERJUNKIE 6/8/2012 1:57:00 PM

    I'm good at misplacing Sharpies and especially need to label items in my work kitchen. My brilliant assistant stuck a velcro tab on a Sharpie and its mate on the pantry wall. Now I always have it and have trained myself to always put it back. emoticon Now I just need to do the same at home.

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