food safety

 

Food Safety 101

It’s been a while since we’ve talked food safety here. It may not be glamorous but it’s important for keeping our families healthy and avoiding preventable illnesses. Food poisoning is no fun for anyone. In school, the more I learned about food borne illnesses, my “germaphobe” tendencies kicked in, and the more freaked out I… Read more »

 

Food Safety Meltdown: The Right Way to Thaw Frozen Food

Thawing food incorrectly is one common food safety mistake many people make. So if it’s dinnertime and tonight’s main ingredient is still frozen solid, what do you do? Run it under hot water? Stick it on the counter while you prep the other ingredients? Give up and call for delivery? Wrong, wrong and wrong. Because… Read more »