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Safe Food Storage Tips for the Average Kitchen

Often when we think about food storage in our kitchens are major concerns are related to space and aesthetics and not to actual food safety. There are most certainly however safe food storage procedures that really do need to be followed in order to ensure that the food you eat, and serve to your family, is as safe and healthy to consume as possible. Peggy Van Laanen, an Associate Professor from Texas A&M University even wrote a special report about this very issue to assist people everywhere. H ...

Safe Outdoor Grilling Tips for Your Next Summer Barbecue

For most people summer just would not be summer if they could not get outside, at least occasionally, fire up the grill and enjoy a backyard barbecue. In fact, outdoor grilling has become even more popular over the last few years as more and more homeowners - and even apartment dwellers - have made the move from a simple grill and patio set arrangement to building full blown outdoor kitchens in order to enjoy al fresco dining even more. However simple or sophisticated your grilling set up might ...

Top Tips for Safe Food Storage and Handling in the Summertime

It’s summertime and the living is easy. Time for outdoor barbecues, dinner on the deck instead of in the kitchen and spending an afternoon in the sun with a drink and a few snacks on hand. As the temperatures rise though you do have to make some changes to the way you store and handle various food and drinks to ensure they are of the highest quality, taste great and most importantly of all are safe to eat. The Mother Nature Network and NSF.org, a public health organization recently discussed thi ...