Whether you love it or hate it, you've probably been seeing tofu more often. If you'd like to learn more about it, but don't know where to start, we've got you covered.
This comprehensive guide will cover best practices for cooking and storing tofu as well as a bunch of cool facts and recipes to try out!
Be sure to use the table of contents below to skip to the topic you'd like to learn more about.
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The video above does a great job of outlining the entire process in a home kitchen.
This guide by Just Hungry is another excellent resource.
What's the Best Way to Store it?
Tofu will stay for quite a while in the refrigerator and store-bought packages tend to have pretty accurate expiration dates. We've actually tried to eat some expired tofu and wouldn't recommend it. It tastes really bad.
How Long Does It Last?
It also allows you to better infuse the tofu with flavor from marinades. As the water comes out it allows room for flavorings and seasonings to come in.
Freeze it to Make it Spongier
As you might imagine, the firm and extra firm are ideal for holding up on tofu kebabs or in stir fries.
Silken tofu is ideal for smoothies and dressings, which brings us to our next section...
Here are a few of the many desserts that you can with silken tofu: