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Date Your Food!



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 :)

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  • Also, mark the top of your canned foods with a Sharpie, so you can use them before their expiration date. - by PAT262
    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. - by PEPPERJUNKIE

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