Q: I am aware that cooked poultry leftovers kept in the fridge should be consumed within three days. If I make a chicken noodle soup on the third day, for example, with the chicken simmering with stock and vegetables, will ...
Q: How long is too long to keep a turkey in the refrigerator? Is it better to leave it frozen until I’m ready to cook it? I am thinking of purchasing my turkey early to beat the rush at the grocery store. I have ...
Q: When looking for canning recipes for potatoes and pumpkins/squash, all recipes call for cubing and pressure canning. I want to puree my pumpkin and squash before canning. Can I do that? What is the difference between canning ...
Extra precautions must be taken when preparing food for people who are at a higher risk of becoming ill from foodborne illness. Those include the very young, the very old, pregnant women and the chronically ill.
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Raw milk can be a source of dangerous microorganisms that pose serious health risks. Home pasteurization kills harmful bacteria and is a good safeguard against the risk of illness. Here's how to do it.
Whether you're making fresh pickles or fermented ones, recipes have changed over the years so some older recipes may not be safe. Here's how to decide if a pickle recipe measures up to modern safety standards.
Understanding which foods need to be refrigerated and how long they'll keep is crucial to preventing foodborne illness and reducing food waste. Here's a look at what to keep in your refrigerator and for how long.
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