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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 we'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 of time when quality is lost, or food safety being compromised, our food quality timeline will reveal everything so you can make the right decision for your situation. 

Ingredient Substitutions

A versatile cook is one who can improvise in the kitchen. To help you become the best cook possible, we'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. 

Cheese Guides 

Cheese is undoubtedly one of the most fascinating subjects in the food science industry. Not only for its obvious deliciousness, but its complex production process. From the freshest of mozzarellas to the moldiest of blue cheeses, we'll give you the inside scoop.  

Can You Freeze it?

Can You Freeze Half-and-Half? Yes, and Here’s Why You Should
Can You Freeze Jello? Videos to Show What Happens
Can You Freeze Bananas in the Peel? Should You?

How Long Does it Last?

Do Refrigerated Foods Carry the Risk of Botulism? A Food Scientist Answers
Does Tequila Go Bad? Yes and No
How Long Does it Take a Refrigerator to Get Cold? – 77 Examples

The Best Ingredient Substitutions

Gluten-Free Soy Sauce – 7 Popular Brands Tasted and Scrutinized
Amaro Nonino Substitutes & How to Make Your Own
The Top 5 Epazote Substitutes & How to Use Them

Cheese Guides

The Taste of Cottage Cheese Explained
American Cheese – A Thorough Guide
Cottage Cheese – Everything You Need to Know

About the Creator


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. While school proved to be an invaluable experience, his true passion lies in exposing the hidden crannies of food exploration for the cooking layman.