How Long Do Onions Last?


Bought a big bag of onions on a sale and not sure if they will last long enough for you to use all of them? No worries, with this short guide you’ll know how long various types of onions last, and how to store them, so they keep quality for as long as possible. We’ll … Read more

How Long Do Carrots Last?

Fresh carrots on table

Every time I see fresh, firm carrots in the vegetable section of the store, I buy a few too many. And at some point, I get worried that those carrots will go bad before I can use them. If you’re like me, and you’ve got a big bag of carrots to go through, the first … Read more

How long do sweet potatoes last?

Sweet potato fries

You’ve bought a big bag of sweet potatoes on a sale. And only as you got home, you realized it’s way more than you need for the next week or two. Sounds familiar? I’m pretty sure I’m not the only person on Earth who likes to take advantage of a good price and ends up … Read more

How Long Do Mushrooms Last?

Brown mushrooms

While mushrooms work well in all kinds of dishes, like casseroles, soups, and stews, I use them most often in pan-fried ones, especially those that include beef or pork. But no matter how you like your mushrooms, you can easily buy too much for your needs. Fresh mushrooms are often sold packaged, and a single … Read more

How Long Does Garlic Last?

Two garlic bulbs

Garlic would be the perfect aromatic if it didn’t give you the infamous garlicky breath. It is an essential part of so many dishes it doesn’t even make sense to start listing them. You can find garlic in pretty much any kitchen, but some people don’t use it nearly as often as others. And if … Read more

How long does lettuce last?

Lettuce mix fresh from the garden

Lettuce is the main ingredients of many salads, including the popular and delicious caesar salad. For people who want to get some veggies in their diet, without spending time on making salads, it can be added on top of pretty much any sandwich. In this article we go through storage, shelf life and signs of … Read more

How long does zucchini last?


There’s a certain time of the year when the produce haul in your market is loaded with zucchini. And it’s affordable, so you definitely want to grab a few of those. Unfortunately, summer squash such as zucchini goes bad fairly quickly. Because of that, it’s important to know how long does it last and how … Read more

How long does broccoli last?

Broccoli on steamer

Like other veggies in the produce aisle, broccoli doesn’t have any kind of “Best by” or “Use by” date. So you need to know yourself how many days will it last and how to store it so it lasts as long as possible. In this article we will cover storage options, shelf life and spoilage … Read more