How long will food last?

Discussion in 'Food & Cooking' started by zoui21, Nov 11, 2011.

  1. zoui21

    zoui21

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    I'm in boarding school, and the food is horrible, so up until now, I've been bringing canned soup that I brought over from America, but I'm running out, and I still have a month to go :eek: I'm planning on buying some containers and bringing food I make over the weekend as food for the week. I'm facing the problem of not knowing how long food will last, so I don't know what kind of food I need to bring, because I need to make sure it doesn't expire within a week. What kind of food would that be?

    PS. I have no way of heating it up except for a microwave.

    Thanks,

    Zoui21
     
  2. ishbel

    ishbel

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    Any UK boarding school that allows freshly prepared food in a tuck box is WAAAAY different to the one I attended, or the ones my children attended.

    Some of your questions appear off the wall.
     
  3. phatch

    phatch Moderator Staff Member

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    You need refrigeration for most prepared products to keep. Do you have access to that?
     
  4. zoui21

    zoui21

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    I should be able to have access to a fridge, not a freezer though.

    And yes, it is a pretty different school. I'm sure it's not actually accepted, but our Housemaster is nice, so I got lucky. Some houses have kitchens though.