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A thank you for a good tip ... keeping dairy products fresh

Pat Hammond Aug 8, 2006 05:16 PM

This may have been on the Cooking board originally, not sure because I don't know quite how to search for it. But sometime ago someone posted that putting milk, cottage cheese, etc. in the back of the fridge (where it's coldest) would keep them fresh longer. I'm here to tell you that this really works and has saved me plenty of money. I was always throwing out souring milk, and molding cottage cheese, even before the "use by" date. How I've lived all these years without figuring it out for myself is beyond me. So a belated thanks, whoever you are. Maybe this will help someone who missed that post.

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  1. rworange Aug 8, 2006 05:34 PM

    Thank potluck

    http://www.chowhound.com/topics/show/...

    I only remember this because the tip in that topic about storing cottage cheese upside down also worked very well.

    And a second thank you potluck. I've had the same good results that Pat had by storing milk and dairy in the back of the fridge.

    And it was on the General board where it belongs. Most of us are trained well ... it makes things easiery to find later.

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      fauchon Aug 8, 2006 05:42 PM

      I also make it a point to choose milk/cottage cheese from a row further back in the display where it stays colder. I've never heard the one about storing cc upside down but will definitely try it....thanks!

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