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6 Genius Tricks to Keep Your Freezer Organized

Taste of Home Logo By Ellie Martin Cliffe, Senior Editor of Taste of Home | Slide 1 of 6: Keep a marker and freezer labels handy. Date each container and label its contents...even if you can see what's inside (so you won't have to guess how long something's been frozen). Here's a nifty guide for how long your foods will last.Pro tip: Different color markers could be used for different types of food—poultry, seafood, sauces, so you can find what you need at a quick glance.

1. Label everything

Keep a marker and freezer labels handy. Date each container and label its contents...even if you can see what's inside (so you won't have to guess how long something's been frozen). Here's a nifty guide for how long your foods will last.

Pro tip: Different color markers could be used for different types of food—poultry, seafood, sauces, so you can find what you need at a quick glance.

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