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Dena Haines

Dena Haines is a co-founder and blogger on Tasty Plate - and is working to make it the best food blog in the world.

Dena also blogs about coffee at Enjoy Java and travel at Storyteller.Travel

Dena is a partner at Storyteller Media, a publishing company she started with her husband, Bryan.

How Long Do Blackberries Last? Fridge, Counter, Freezer (Storage Tips)

Whether from the grocery store or picked by hand, blackberries are a treat that can spoil quickly without proper storage. How long do blackberries last? If you’ve purchased too many to eat all at once or have plans for using them later, read on to learn about how long blackberries last and how you can store …

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How to Wash Blackberries: Best Way to Clean Fresh Berries

Bringing home fresh blackberries from the market is a real treat. They can be used in a variety of recipes, or as a tasty snack straight from the container! But, before you start eating them, it’s important to know how to wash blackberries the right way.  The most obvious choice is to run the blackberries …

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How Long Chicken Liver Lasts: Fridge, Freeze, Cooked, Raw (6 Storage Tips)

If you love chicken livers, you may be wondering how to properly store them in your fridge and freezer. They are high in protein, folate, and iron which are great nutrients to keep your body healthy. How long does chicken liver last in the fridge? And does it change if it’s cooked or raw? In this …

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How Long Does Potato Soup Last in the Fridge? 4 Factors

When deciding to store leftover potato soup, there are a few things to consider. How long is potato soup good for? And how long does it last in the fridge? Our data-backed article includes research from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA), Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), and Michigan State University. Potato soup …

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How Long Does Turkey Bacon Last? Fridge/Freezer Chart, Storage Tips

For health-conscious foodies, turkey bacon allows for the flavor of traditional bacon without all the bad fat. A delicious win-win! What’s the safest way to store turkey? How long does turkey bacon last? Do we treat it as traditional bacon? Is it fully cooked already, or is it raw when we buy it? How do …

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How Long Does Chili Last? Vegan / Con Carne (Storage Tips)

Chili is one of those dishes made with many different ingredients, and it’s always a favorite among everyone. But, how long does chili last? Is there a specific shelf life for chili? How do you know if your chili has gone bad? Today, we’re going to answer all of those questions and more. We’ll also …

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Do Chia Seeds Go Bad? Shelf Life: 3 Storage Methods, Tips

Chia seeds are found in many health foods, ranging from drinks and puddings to cereal and stir-fries. But do chia seeds go bad? Here’s what you need to know about keeping chia seeds in your kitchen. Including five things to watch for. While chia seeds can go bad, they last so long that you’ll need …

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