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Can you
Freeze it?

Freezing perishables is one of the most effective ways of increasing shelf life. But not all foods behave the same when frozen! That's why I've created extensive guides to freezing foods to preserve flavor, texture and overall quality.

Does it

Go Bad?

We all have different standards for what constitutes "bad". Whether it be the duration where quality is lost or food safety compromised, our food quality timeline will reveal everything so you can make the right decision for you. 

Ingredient Substitutions

A versatile cook is one who can improvise in the kitchen. To help you become the best cook possible, I've laid out  some extensive ingredient substitution guides that only cover the most appropriate ingredient swaps. 

Common Food Questions

Some of the most common food questions have proven to have subpar answers on the internet. We've made it our job to weed out these questions and provide thorough, simple to understand answers. 

Kitchen Cleaning 

There's a chemistry to cleaning, and while the details can get complicated, the basic premises are actually pretty simple. To help convince you, I've created comprehensive cleaning guides the will shed some light on this chemistry. 

Can You Freeze it?

How Long Does it Last?

The Best Ingredient Substitutions

Basic Food Knowledge

Kitchen Cleaning Guide

About the Creator

Hey,

this is Michael.

Michael spends his days eating, drinking and studying the fascinating world of food. He received his Bachelors Degree in Food Science and Technology at the University of California, Davis and spent much of his time at the school brewery. While school proved to be an invaluable experience, his true passion lies in exposing the hidden crannies of food exploration for the cooking layman.