The Best Way to Select and Store Tofu.

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You can find raw tofu in the refrigerated section at your grocery store. It’s also available pre-baked and seasoned. Here’s a look at the several different food types available.

  • Silken Tofu This is the smoothest, softest. It’s best when you need creaminess, as in desserts, smoothies, or dips. Silken can be either firm or extra firm UFABET
  • Firm Regular Firm tofu is a bit of a misnomer — it’s still pretty soft. Firm makes a great stand-in for scrambles, faux taco meat, and sandwiches (for instance, “egg salad” made with tofu).
  • Extra-Firm Regular This one is the easiest to cut into cubes, strips or slices. It’s great when baked, thrown on salads, and for kebabs, stir-fries and curries. You can also find this precubed in a package, making food prep easier.
  • Prepared Tofu Use this type when you’re in a pinch and need to create a savory dish quickly. Choose the flavor that best suits your needs. You can find this prepackaged or in the deli/prepared foods section at the grocery store.

As for storing packaged tofu, refrigeration is key. Unopened packages stay good for five to seven days after the “sell by” date listed on the package. You can also save in the freezer for four to six months. (Remember to write the date you froze it on the package with a marker.) Before freezing, drain excess liquid and wrap in a freezer bag, foil, or sealed container.