Reclaim Your 'Fridge: Why You Need to Say Goodbye to Food From Last Year by Tiffany Zook

3 years ago
Reclaim Your 'Fridge: Why You Need to Say Goodbye to Food From Last Year

Is that lime Jell-O or leftover meatloaf? A new year (or month!) means new beginnings, for you and your refrigerator. Now is a great time to start fresh, literally. 

  • Say goodbye to condiments that were opened last year (or even the year before!).
  • Most foods that have expired will not be glowing florescent green like in the movies. Contaminated foods may look or even smell normal, so always read the expiration dates.
  • Don’t forget the golden rule for leftovers: When in doubt, throw it out!
  • After tossing out that salad dressing from the family reunion last June, give the refrigerator shelves and drawers a good scrub with soap and water.
  • The best part? Only restock your refrigerator with healthy favorites your family will love. 

Out with the old, in with the new. Goodbye food poisoning, you’re so last year.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

Food Safety: 10 Tips for a Safe Thanksgiving Dinner From Poison Control!

Spring Cleaning: Here Are 2 Things Parents May Not Have Thought Of

Food Safety: Why You Should Be a Little Chicken About Chicken!

Donna John
I laughed when I read this because it's on my to-do list for today. :-) Tiffany Zook
Marge Jesberger
Good reminder, Just afraid I'll find 6 jars of mustard!
Elisa A. Schmitz 30Seconds
Totally agree! I try to do this every couple months. It's definitely time. Thanks for the reminder, Tiffany Zook !
Mike Prochaska
What leftovers? We don’t have any leftovers !! My kids eat everything
Emma Miah
I am using blast chiller to store food which i got from

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

Baseball Coloring Pages for Kids: 10 Printable Baseball Coloring Pages to Help Get Your World Series™ On

Japan Coloring Pages: Free Printable Coloring Pages of Japan – From Food to Places to People

Gingerbread House Coloring Pages: Printable Coloring, Activity & Game Pages Featuring Gingerbread Houses

New Year & January Coloring Pages: Free Printable Fun to Help Kids & Adults Welcome 2021

Got 30 seconds? Sign up for and get the best of our tips each week!