Turkey Thawing Safety Tips

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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

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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

 

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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”

Summer Cooler Safety

Summer Cooler Safety

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Kim

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 your picnic food safe utilizing your cooler. Continue reading “Summer Cooler Safety”

Using the Right Knife for the Right Job: A Guide to the Kitchen Knife Block

Finding the Right Knife for the Right Job: A Guide to the Kitchen Knife Block

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Chef Todd

Whether you are slicing fruit for a smoothie, deboning chicken for a crock pot meal or filleting fish, the knife you use in the kitchen is essential to the job you are trying to accomplish and to the efficiency level you will be achieving while preparing your food. No matter the task at hand or your ability level in the kitchen, it is incredibly important to equip yourself with the proper tools while cooking to ensure less time wasted, proper technique and increased skill, therefore helping to make you an even better cook. Continue reading “Using the Right Knife for the Right Job: A Guide to the Kitchen Knife Block”