This hack is an effective way to check if your freezer has maintained its temperature while you were away.
How It Works
Why It’s Useful
When you return from your travels, check where the quarter is. If it’s still on top, your freezer stayed frozen the entire time. However, if the quarter has sunk to the bottom, it indicates that the ice melted, likely meaning that your freezer stopped working long enough for the food to thaw and then refroze.
The 25 cent travel hack is a clever, almost effortless way to monitor your freezer’s status while you’re away. This simple trick can save you from the uncertainty of whether the food in your freezer is safe to eat after a long trip.
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