Food Safety Education Month: How hot should you cook your food?

September is Food Safety Education Month, so guess what — we have some education for you, right here, right now, that you can bring home and use in your own kitchen tonight.

You may know that raw foods can contain a number of pathogens that can make you sick. Some of the more well-known ones […]

Is cooking food in the dishwasher considered safe?

I am pretty addicted to cooking shows, which is kind of ironic considering I have only mastered two recipes (homemade macaroni and cheese and dragon noodles). If you were to ever turn on my TV, or pay attention to my OnDemand habits, it’s all about food, food, food and more food. But in all that […]

How to: Storing vegetables, leafy greens edition

Unlike most children, I was really good at eating my vegetables. My mom likes to tell me of the time when I was about six or seven that I ate several bowls of green beans at a restaurant instead of the actual dinner. As an adult, I still eat vegetables and include a healthy serving […]

Safety matters: Steak

[ SPANISH ] With summer temperatures approaching, it’s only right that we bring our grills out of storage and give them the tender, loving care they deserve. You heard me: it’s time to grill some steaks.

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Salts of the earth

[ SPANISH ] Halite is the natural form of salt, found in solid masses and as a dissolved solution in oceans and salt lakes. Halite is also known as table salt, and because of clever marketing, is associated with a little girl walking in the rain. It ranges in color based on impurities from deep […]

Safety matters: Grilling ground beef

[ SPANISH ] Keep your fingers crossed, wish on your lucky rabbit’s foot, find a four-leaf clover and look for a shooting star. I don’t mean to get you too excited, but spring may finally be here. With Memorial Day less than a week away in the United States, people are pulling their grills out […]