A handy chart to show you how long it remains at optimal flavor with the help of the USDA Food Safety & Inspection Service's FoodKeeper. Print it out, stick it to the fridge with magnets, and never eat a freezer-burned sausage again.
Simple trick to buying perfectly ripe avocados. For a perfectly ripe avocado, start with these tips: First, find a good candidate by selecting avocados that are a very dark green without any obvious indents or smooshy parts. It should be heavy and firm.