There’s nothing worse than getting all geared up to cook a delicious recipe, opening the fridge and realizing that your ingredients have gone bad. You can’t make a perfect pasta dish with wilted basil, and that rotten onion sitting in the back of your fridge is not going to work. Either you have to run to the store or opt instead for a recipe you can make with whatever’s in your freezer.
Here’s some good news: The tragedy of spoiled food can be prevented. It’s likely that your goods have gone bad because you aren’t taking the right steps to store them. You’re probably storing these groceries all wrong — here’s how to store them correctly.