Questions tagged [snack-food]

Hacks related to the storage as well as the serving and eating of snack food,

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How to eat loud food (chips, celery) quietly

I like munching celery at work, but I don't want to annoy my co-workers. Today, I cut my celery into 1-inch (bite-sized) pieces so I don't have to loudly bite it off from the stalk. How else could I ...
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How to eat chips with out getting hands dirty [duplicate]

The title really says it all, but for you sticklers... How to eat chips with out getting hands dirty? Things I have tried: A napkin; very awkward Not eating chips; not a solution Eating with my ...
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How to cut open a pita bread?

I recently tried making a pita sandwich type thing, naturally it didn't go anywhere near as well as it did in the link I provided. This is mainly due to the fact I couldn't cut open or separate the ...
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How can I organize snacks effectively without them going bad?

I don't know whether sorting or grouping by expiry date, snack types or size and shapes of the containers are the most effective in terms of organizing my snacks. I have a lot of snacks and am keen on ...
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What's the most elegant way to eat a well-filled jelly doughnut (donut)?

in which the jelly does not escape from where it's supposed to be? Even when someone is holding it with the bite marks pointed straight up, that doesn't seem to stop jelly inside from overflowing ...
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When should I remove popcorn from the microwave?

I'd like to know exactly when to remove popcorn from the microwave. If I leave it in a little longer, a few more kernels will pop, but I might burn the popcorn. if I take it out too early I may leave ...
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How to remove rotten meat odour from the fridge?

My friend forgot to trash meat from the fridge before the long school holiday. After 3 weeks I returned to find the bad rotten meat left inside the fridge. Currently, I am alone in the house so ...
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How to Dry Small, Freshly-Washed Produce (Blueberries, Raspberries, Grapes, etc.)

I love fresh blueberries, but I hate wet fruit. After I wash them I usually dry them by spreading them out on paper towels, putting another paper towel on top, and rolling it around over them. Is ...
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When shopping for bulk food, how to get a whole-whatever-you're-getting and not a bunch of crumbs?

When buying food from a bulk section, I hate getting the little bits of crumbled off pieces. For example if I’m buying walnuts, I like a full walnut, not a little broken off edge. Does that make sense?...
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Which leftover pizza is stored best without a fridge?

If I'm getting a pizza, but don't have a fridge to store the leftovers, what's the best way to go about it?
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Reheating popcorn

I'm talking about real popcorn made in pot, not microwave popcorn in a bag. I like warm popcorn, but sometimes I have too much and I don't want to throw it away so I keep it, but I want to reheat it. ...
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How to transfer potato chips from a bag into a solid container

A way I use to prevent any part of my hands from getting dirty from eating chips is to transfer a bag of chips from the original bag to a long Pringle cylindrical container, then just hold the ...
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Easier way to remove the stem from a strawberry?

I always have trouble pulling off the stem from my strawberries. Is their a better way to take the stem off without leaving part of the stem still on? Maybe some sort of household tool I can use?
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How would you have a rewarding snack like cookies locked away, and only accessible at a certain time each day?

The goal is to get myself out of bed each morning, AND to prevent myself from eating too many cookies, but also to reward myself with a cookie every so often. If I have a reason - "You can eat a ...
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How can I repurpose dried out grains and beans?

I like to store dried grains and beans in my pantry. However, most of the times I forget about the package of grains or beans that I have in store. And they dry out to the point where no matter how ...
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How to determine if expired food is still good without eating [closed]

If you're like me, then buying a new box of cracker or a new bag of sealed chips is not your first option, even if it's expired. Instead, you may just eat it and risk getting sick. So I am looking for ...
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How to keep chicken moist from previous night

When there are leftovers, they are placed in the fridge or kept in the microwave but they lose their moisture? in the morning. Be it chicken, take away chicken or rice. How can one keep the food from ...
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How do you chew carrots more quietly?- [duplicate]

I'm trying to eat carrots in class- but I feel like I'm annoying people.