5 Questions to ask before joining a food co-op

5 Questions to ask before joining a food co-op

Food co-ops can be a great way to get discounted foods, fruits, and vegetables fresh from the farm, organic foods, or items your grocery store doesn't carry. But before you join, ask these questions to see if the co-op is right for you.

Organize your fridge for food safety

Organize your fridge for food safetyIt's time to round up outdated food. All expiration dates aren't created equal. Foods with a "use by" date must be used before that date to ensure peak flavor and quality. Foods with a "sell by" date or no date must be cooked or frozen within a certain number of days after purchase. Check out these top tips to organize your fridge for food safety.

Clutter Control Made Easy — The Secret Art of Overcoming Chaos

Tips to setting a daily cleaning routine

Clutter control can be easy. You just need a plan. And like any good plan, this one comes in small, easy to swallow bites. 

That’s the key. When your house is cluttered, you feel overwhelmed with the enormity of putting everything in order. But if you take one area at a time, and learn how to follow four simple steps, you’ll have a neat-as-a-pin home in no time.

Conquer 6 ailments with this one wonder spice!

It’s peppery and a little sweet. It’s fragrant and it’s spicy. It’s also gnarly and bumpy. But the root of the ginger plant adds such a special flavor to stir-fries, fruits, and vegetables, no one cares what it looks like. Add in the proven health benefits of this wonder spice  and you've hit a homerun! 


Best treatment for diarrhea isn't what you think

The best treatment for diarrhea isn't bananas or the BRAT diet!

Bananas, rice, applesauce, and toast (BRAT diet) may be the go-to treatment for an upset stomach. But experts say it isn’t the best way to treat diarrhea.

  • FC&A Staff Writer