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Category: Kitchen Safety

On average, American consumers buy four bags of packaged ice each year - not surprisingly, 80 percent of it between Memorial Day and Labor Day. 

Packaged ice may be shaved, cubed, nuggeted, or crushed.  It may be made from tap water, spring water, or purified water.  But no matter what ...

Tagged Ice

Some say that April showers bring May flowers. Recently, we've seen that spring and summer storms often have much more serious consequences, such as power outages from wind and water damage.

If your power goes out, knowing what to do with the food in your refrigerator and freezer can help ...

Being a busy mom I rely heavily on two things: leftovers and the microwave. How else would I heat up a quick lunch at work as I rush to get back to a conference call? How would I re-heat the dinner my husband missed due to our mismatched schedules?

Still, despite feeling crunched for time ...

Tagged Leftovers | Microwave

What is one of the most important thing you can do to fight food poisoning? Here are a few hints:

  • It takes only 20 seconds (if you do it the right way).
  • It requires only 3 ingredients.
  • Anyone can do it, even very young children.

The answer ...

Tagged Wash Hands | Hygiene

Has this ever happened to you? You are staring at a package of chicken (or perhaps a beef roast, or a pork tenderloin) wondering what to do with it. Whether you decide to grill, roast, or sauté it, marinating will make whatever you are cooking tastier. And, if you follow a few simple rules, you ...

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