What do the dates on food products mean, anyways?
I usually bring my lunch to work. I see some people heating food in plastic margarine containers and Styrofoam boxes. Is that safe?
I just noticed that a carton of eggs in my refrigerator has a "sell-by" date that passed a week ago. How long can I use them?
My vegetables seem to go "bad" before I have a chance to use them. My potatoes get sprouts, my lettuce gets limp and my frozen vegetables get frosty. What do you suggest?
Check you refrigerator and freezer thermometers regularly so that you know they are doing their job: keeping your food safe!
I know that most frozen meat thaws overnight in the refrigerator, but sometimes I forget to thaw the meat for dinner. What are safe ways to thaw food?
I sometimes make a large pot of chili to use during the week. How should I store and reheat the leftovers?
Are you eating the 3.5 to 4.5 cups of fruits and vegetables recommended daily for most people? Try having an apple and some baby carrots for a snack to boost your nutrition.
Grilling outdoors provides a fun way to enjoy summer weather. Grilling adds flavor while allowing fat to drip away from your food. You kitchen will stay cool, too.