Is It Still Good?

Okay, bachelors: Here’s a Pop Quiz! You novice cooks can join in, as well. Have you ever ignored those expiration dates on packages? If you answered no, we will likely doubt your veracity. (That means we won’t believe you.) But if you answered yes, congratulations! You are a typical bachelor! Next question. Admit it, you […]

Food Safety: Don’t Fear The Fridge

You should have plenty of leeway leaving your prepared ingredients on the counter while you cook.

Are New ‘Natural’ Sweeteners Better?

The answer seems to be “yes,” but some of these things are fairly new to the market.

There are monsters in our food

Think of this. Nearly half of all meat, poultry and seafood in your grocery store is contaminated with antibiotic resistant bacteria, from Staph to e. coli and more.

What A Waste of Time, Effort, Money

The Food and Drug Administration has launched a new advertising campaign to encourage consumers to observe food safety handling rules.

Knowledge Is Power — And Better Health

Nutrition and dietary professionals can help you make sense of conflicting information and help you figure out what will work with your lifestyle, income and obligations.

A New Solution to Processed Food Safety

The food products company Cargill has a solution for its line of fresh ground beef patties used in food service businesses. The company uses High Pressure Processing (HPP) to keep the bad bugs away.

Do You Really Use A Food Thermometer?

With holiday dinners coming, it’s really important to follow food safety rules, and that means using a thermometer to make sure food reaches a safe temperature.

Avoid These Fins, Your Life May Depend On It

Some environmental organizations are advocating taking fish off the menu, but that’s throwing the baby out with the bathwater. Still, we should heed the warnings of the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF).

You Are The Last Line Of Defense

Part of learning to cook is learning how to handle the food properly so you don’t make yourself or others sick.