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Posts tagged refrigeration

November 25, 2013

 

Glass jars are great for home-canning your garden veggies.

Food Preservation

Canning is the best way to keep your favorite foods bacteria-free.

April 27, 2012

 

Yum! Keep this bread from going stale!

How To Keep Bread From Going Stale

Don't try to store a loaf of bread in the refrigerator if you want it to stay fresh--refrigeration is the quickest way to make bread go stale.

May 10, 2011

 

Why Meat Stays Red: Myoglobin And Nitrites

Check any package of bacon, hotdogs, or cold cuts and chances are you'll find nitrites listed among the ingredients.

May 9, 2011

 

Gunpowder Can Preserve Food

During the middle ages the invention of gunpowder had the unlikely result of providing a new way of preserving meat.

October 6, 2009

 

Why We Refrigerate Fruits and Vegetables

Everyone knows you should put spinach and berries in the refrigerator, but how do cooler temperatures keep most fruits and vegetables from spoiling rapidly?

July 20, 2009

 

Preserving Food: Death By Sugar

Some methods of preserving food are easy to understand, but did you know that sugar helps to preserve food by causing microbes to literally die of thirst?

August 14, 2007

 

Food Preservation

What makes canning last longer than refrigeration? Learn more on this Moment of Science.

September 27, 2003

 

A Cooler for the Sahara

Produce from family farm plots lasts much longer than before, meaning that families don’t need to send girls out every day to sell produce, but can send them to school instead.

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