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Here's Exactly How Long You Can Freeze Every Kind Of Food

<b>Spoiler alert!</b><p><i>For SELF, by Audrey Bruno.</i><p>Photo: Brett Stevens / Getty; Graphic by Jocelyn Runice<p>Whether you freeze food as part of your meal prep strategy or you buy in bulk to help save money, stocking your ice box is never a bad idea. Herbs wilting? Turn them into flavor-packed ice cubes. Bananas …

Handy

17 Kitchen Skills You Should Master by the Time You're 30

<i>By: Julianne Feder</i><p>When you're younger, it's perfectly acceptable if your kitchen skills are limited to hitting a couple buttons on the microwave or asking mom what's for dinner. By the time you're 30, though, it's time to step it up by mastering a few legitimate skills. Specifically, these 17, …

Knives

The Right Way to Freeze Basically Everything

We talked to a culinary school professor about how to freeze any food like a pro.<p>Preserving is getting a lot of attention right now: throw a stick and you’re bound to hit a 10 dollar jar of artisan pickles or a jam made from berries you've never heard of before. But the easiest—and most direct—way …

13 Easy & Nourishing Chicken Recipes

1<p>Whether you cook this on a bbq or under the grill like we do... it's really speedy and yet so unbelievably tasty. The sale you can make in the time …

Lisa Armstrong

Head of Fashion

Gifts from the Kitchen: 22 Edible Holiday Presents You Can Make at Home

From spicy mustard to chocolate bark, make your holiday gifts for family and friends right in your own kitchen<p>If the thought of going to a crowded mall and picking out the perfect present for everyone on your list is stressing you out, just don't do it. Make your friends and family thoughtful gifts …

Dessert

37 Buttermilk Recipes for Every Meal From Breakfast to Dessert

Buttermilk is a magical ingredient. These recipes are proof.<p><b>Buttermilk is a magical ingredient.</b> It transforms meats into melt-in-your-mouth masterpieces and baked goods into springy, moist confections. It gives tang and texture to dressings, ice creams, and custards. And, of course, it's the …

A baking bonanza

Baking appeals to a simple human instinct – to make things and then share them<p>One of the most cheering trends of recent years has been the renaissance in home baking. Retailers such as Lakeland report that baking kit – piping bags, muffin cases, non-stick mini-morsel trays – is flying off the …

The Healthiest Fruit At Your Grocery Store

Illustrated by Ly Ngo.<p>Incredibly, over one-tenth of the entire population of the U.S. has diabetes; the most common form of which is Type 2. It's a …