So one thing I have learned quickly as part of the #SNAPChallenge is to make every cent count. I have been very very careful not to throw anything in the trash that could be used some other way. I had a spotless record until this past week when the avocados we purchased went bad before we could eat them. I originally bought them for my daughter to eat – but she wasn’t a fan. By the time we got around to trying to make guacamole with them they were bad. Big fail on my part.
So what are ways to avoid this happening? First of all, it’s important to know how to properly store food. Secondly, it’s important to understand how long fresh food lasts, and use things that won’t last as long first. [Read more…]