Turkey Thawing Safety Tips

Coborn's Blog: The Kitchen Detective
Kim

With Thanksgiving just a couple days away, I felt it would be good to talk about some food safety tips that apply most appropriately to this time of year especially to that which we enjoy most on Turkey Day…..the turkey!  Continue reading “Turkey Thawing Safety Tips”

Halloween Food Safety

Coborn's Blog: The Kitchen Detective
Kim

Happy Halloween everyone!  Tonight is the night when many will roam the streets and knock on doors yelling “Trick or Treat!”.  There are several things to keep in mind to keep our trick or treaters safe on Halloween night from walking in a group, with a buddy or trusted adult to what type of costume to wear that will provide some warmth on this cold Midwest evening….brrrrrr – that is almost as frightful as Halloween can be! However, what I am going to offer today are some food safety reminders as they relate to Halloween, mainly on the topic of “food inspection”.  Continue reading “Halloween Food Safety”

How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board

 

Coborn's Blog: The Kitchen Detective
Kim

When we look at our options for cutting boards, wooden ones always seem to stand out as being a more stylish choice which bring a sophisticated look to our kitchen rather than plastic.  However, one often thinks what is the best way to wash these cutting boards?  Continue reading “How to Clean a Wooden Cutting Board”

Keep flies away from Food

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Kim

Hello again everyone! I was asked to talk to you today about flies and whether or not a person should be worried if a fly lands on their food. Well……it is not a very pleasant subject because as much as we would like to dismiss them as just pesty little buggers that like to ruin our outdoor food fun, they really are capable of carrying various pathogens (the bacteria that can cause disease). It is for this reason we do not want flies landing on our food. Continue reading “Keep flies away from Food”