15 Supermarket Foods That Legitimately Last for Years

Frozen herbs: One year

Different fresh herbs on wooden background“Herbs can go off very quickly, so prior to that happening, chop them up finely, put them in an ice cube tray, and add either water or olive oil,” advises Nikki Sharp, author of Meal Prep Your Way to Weight Loss and host of the podcast #Adulting. “Then, when you’re ready to use the herb, pop it out and you can heat the olive oil up in a pan while sautéing your cilantro, for example. Alternatively, add mint and water then throw into smoothies.” This method allows herbs to last for up to a year, Sharp says. By changing your storage habits, you can also save these 11 foods you’re probably preserving wrong.

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