It’s National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day! What’s the state of your fridge?

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The holidays are almost here — and we need to make room for those leftovers!

Today is National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day.

Some tips for the task?

— Throw away all moldy and expired food
— Completely wipe down the inside
— Get rid of anything you haven’t used in a while.

Home economists at Whirpool Home Appliances reportedly created the day in 1999. It was invented partly to get people to clean up their homes before the Thanksgiving holiday.

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