The Ultimate Freezer Guide

Find out how long should you be keeping things in your freezer.

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What to Buy in the Freezer Aisle (3:50)

When your schedule is packed with work events, a parent-teacher conference, or an extended-family outing, you might consider your freezer a lifesaver. Frozen leftovers and pre-prepared meals take away the burden of cooking dinner when you're in a time crunch, and buying in bulk and freezing the extra ingredients means fewer trips to the grocery store throughout the week. But just because the food is in the freezer, doesn't mean it will stay fresh forever. Follow the printable guide below to know when it's time to toss certain items in the trash. 


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