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5 Green Cleaners for Your Kitchen

Thursday, July 31st, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Safety  /  Comments: more
By Katie Casto Hynes, MS, Guest Blogger Trying to steer clear of using harmful chemicals in your home kitchen? I certainly have been! But at the same time, I somehow managed to avoid buying ANY cleaning products which isn’t the safest solution either. After staring at a vast number of “green” brands in the cleaning aisle of the grocery store, I knew it was time for more research. What to Look For
Without any criteria…

Cook Slow and Safe This Summer

Monday, July 21st, 2014  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Safety  /  Comments: 0
By Caryn Huneke, MS, guest blogger The summer heat fries my brain and zaps away my will to cook. Just looking at my oven makes me sweat. Unfortunately I live in an apartment so I can’t escape by heading outdoors to grill, and I can only eat so many cold salads for dinner. Instead of slaving over the stovetop or ordering takeout (again), I use my slow cooker (or “crock pot”) to prepare dinner without heating up the whole…

Keeping Food Safe This Holiday Season

Tuesday, November 26th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Safety  /  Comments: 1

By: Joni Garcia MS, RD, Contributing Blogger It’s the holiday season and we often celebrate this time of the year with family, friends, and food.  While it’s easy to get wrapped up (no pun intended!) in the fun, following these simple food safety tips will help keep bacteria from ruining the festivities. Food Prep Hand washing
Hand washing can help to get rid of more germs, dirt, viruses, and bacteria than you can…

A True Grill Meister Honors Food Safety!

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Safety  /  Comments: 0
By Mary Hill, MS, Guest Blogger Think you have the best baby back ribs this side of the Hudson River?  Those tender, juicy ribs won’t score you any bonus points if your guests start heaving on the drive home.  As the scorching days of summer have arrived, it might be worth your while to remember a few pointers that can ensure a rockin’ barbecue that is as safe as it is fun. Clean for Good Karma
Good things come to Grill Meisters…

Keeping Food Safe When Camping

Friday, July 12th, 2013  |  Posted by Toby Amidor  /  Filed under Food Safety  /  Comments: 1

By Suzanne Gerdes, MS, Guest Blogger Getting out of your normal routine and camping out in the wilderness can be just what you need to reboot and refresh.  Smelling fresh grass, hearing the hum of nature (or the buzz of cicadas!) and sighting some wildlife are just some highlights. But a poorly planned menu can send you and your entire camp running for the closest latrine!  Here are some things I’ve picked up along the…

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