While the warmer weather is a perfect reason to dine outside, it also creates the ideal environment for harmful food bugs. Keep your picnic safe by following these simple tips. Bonus recipe for picnic perfect macaroni salad!
Unclean food and water can cause travelers diarrhea and other diseases, plus a very unpleasant trip. But don’t panic, just be prepared. The good news is that there are easy steps you can take to help prevent food poisoning abroad.
Elevating the flavor of your food is as easy as a sprinkle and a shake. And with National Nutrition Month upon us, what better way to tempt your taste buds than to spin that Lazy Susan and add the dried spice of your choice? Just follow these food safety tips.
Only about 17 percent of Americans eat lunch away from their desk, while the rest of us chug along with a fork in one hand and a laptop in the other. Here are five reasons eating lunch at your desk can be bad for your health.
Before you dig into that day-old turkey and potatoes, be sure to think about food safety. How you portion and store leftovers can set you up with convenient easy meals for days, or it can cause unwanted food poisoning.
You’re at a concert or at the zoo with your kids. You need to wash your hands. There is no water around, so you reach for a bottle of hand sanitizer. But how effective is hand sanitizer compared to washing your hands with soap and water?
From leftover soup to half a pepper, you can freeze almost any food. Freezing is a great way to reduce food waste and lower your grocery bill. However, there are some foods that don’t hold up well after being defrosted.
Before you eat an apple and other fruits and vegetables, you know you need to wash them. But what about bananas, oranges, avocados and other produce with peels that you don’t eat? Do you need to wash them, too?
A muffin strong enough to fill the bellies of even the hungriest child or adult. A delightful start to the day or snack loaded with whole grains, flax and hemp seeds, shredded carrot and fresh orange zest.
A child heading off to summer camp is a rite of passage — both for kids and their parents. What a parent packs in a lunchbox for their camp-goers can affect their behavior and energy level. Here are five items that should be included in your camper's lunch.
Last year my husband and I started a tradition of taking weekly picnics. He plans the destination; I'm in charge of the food. It's hard to imagine a dining space that's more inviting than a scenic picnic area!
I recently gave a talk to a group of senior citizens at an assisted living center near me. My topic was updated food safety recommendations — I highlighted the latest news in food science and emphasized the need to be vigilant about food safety practices.
A teaspoon here, a dash there… For people who regularly take medications, could drugs interact with the spices and herbs used in recipes? To paraphrase the 16th-century physician Paracelsus, it may be a case of "the dose makes the poison."
To be honest, I was a little skeptical at first when I saw the Tovolo Silicone Yolk Out egg yolk extractor. As an experienced baker, I thought I was getting by just fine without one. That changed once I experimented with it.