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Should you wash raw meat before cooking?

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

Spring is here! As our days are getting longer we want to grill out. Nothing tastes better than a juicy steak or pork chop hot off the grill. Should you wash the raw meat before grilling? For years, it was customary and even recommended to wash raw meat prior to cooking. The idea was that bone chips and bacteria could be washed safely down the drain. The USDA no longer recommends washin...

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EGGS—zactly Right!

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  Eggs! The wonderful protein –cheap, easy to prepare and versatile! You can poach, boil, coddle, bake or fry them. Fold them into an omelet or bake them in a casserole. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack, eggs are a perfect addition to anyone's diet. Why not eggs? Here are some tips/facts about eggs: Eggs are an important source of protein, vitamins, antioxidants...

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Cook Frozen Vegetables

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

April 6, 2017: Recall Frozen Peas, possible Listeria contamination ….. Another recall on frozen vegetables? What does this mean? Do I have to cook the peas for my pea salad recipe? It means that the vegetables were contaminated with Listeria bacteria at some point in processing. Does it indicate that all vegetables have been contaminated? No, but Listeria is a s...

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