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Old 07-08-2008, 06:34 PM   #1
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Question Storing Question?

I just bought a large bag of corn meal, what is the best way to store it to make sure it stays good the longest i.e no little beetles and stuff....

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Old 07-08-2008, 06:36 PM   #2
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Keep it in thr freezer.
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Old 07-08-2008, 06:42 PM   #3
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Really? I thought maybe the fridge but I wasn't sure about moisture. Do you store yours in the freezer? Do you put it in a bag or tupperware?
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Old 07-08-2008, 06:51 PM   #4
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I don't buy large bags, so, no. The freezer will keep it fresh and guarantee no bugs.
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thanks Andy :)
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:10 PM   #6
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I use my FoodSaver and vacuum-seal in convenient size bags.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:25 PM   #7
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I always said I was going to buy one of those some day....
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:25 PM   #8
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Another vote for foodsaver... but if that is not an option, then freezing would be your best bet!!!
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Old 11-04-2008, 08:14 PM   #9
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I freeze all my flour. Just leave it in the bags. I have never had any problems with it.

I used to have a food saver, but it quit working. I have been researching the new and improved models, just have to make up my mind how much I want to spend and what I want it to do.
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A very interesting thought. Where do those little beetle bugs come from? I store all my flours, etc., in airtight jars. But every once in awhile, I'll go to one that I haven't used in awhile and whalah...little bugs.

Do they just appear out of thin air?

I'm getting ready to go and get my jar of semolina flour...rainy day great for making homemade pasta. To bug or not to bug?
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