Kim – The Kitchen Detective

Coborn's Blog: The Kitchen Detective

Food safety tips and tricks

Since graduating college with a bachelor’s degree in Dietetics and becoming a Registered Dietitian; the primary focus of Kim’s positions have been in food safety. She is a Certified Food Manager and a Certified ServSafe Instructor. Kim has been with Coborn’s since 1994 and held her current Food Safety Manager position since 1998.


Recent Blogs:

Do I really need to use separate cutting boards?

As you’re strolling through the stores this holiday season searching for the perfect gift for that foodie friend you may be running across the colored set of cutting boards. And then you stop and ask yourself is this truly something that would be useful in the kitchen?  Or necessary?  The answer truly could go both ways. The […]Read More »

Summer Cooler Safety

Summer is officially here and the perfect time for picnics – picnics in the park, picnics at the lake, picnics, picnics, picnics! When we think of preparing for a picnic, what is the essential item that every picnic needs? That’s right – a cooler! I’m here today to provide you with some tips to keep […]Read More »

Keeping Your Grill Food Safe

Welcome to grilling season! Actually, with the mild winter we had, my assumption would be that for many of us our grill never got fully put away or maybe it has been out several times already! Nevertheless, I am here today to talk about safe grilling and offer some tips to keep foodborne illness off the […]Read More »

The Truth About the 5 Second Rule

Hi Everyone! My topic for today’s blog is the “5 Second Rule”. I think at some point in time we all have either given into the 5 second rule and/or at least contemplated it, right?  I, myself, can say that is true. Saying to myself… “Really, what could possibly be wrong with this, it was only […]Read More »

Best If Used By, Use By, Sell By, What Do They Mean?

Food Safety Basket  Do you ever wonder when you’re grocery shopping “What do those dates on the packages actually mean”?  It’s important to understand the phrases, “Best if Used By”, “Sell By” and “Use By”… What are these dates telling us??  Well, let me help explain. Product dating is truly up to each manufacturer. Federal regulations actually […]Read More »

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