Posts Tagged ‘Food Safety’

A Guide to Kitchen Disinfection

Hi Home-Ec 101, I just read your article on Hydrogen Peroxide. I just love your website! I was wondering what you use to disinfect/sanitize your kitchen counters with. I am trying to find something natural and am having a hard time finding information on what actually kills bacteria, germs, etc. I read one way to…

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How to Use Bleach Safely

Heather says: I received a concerning email, yesterday, that made me realize it was time to send this post out again as a reminder. This is the first in our series on household chemicals. Over the past few years, I have gotten the impression that many people are using chlorine bleach in an unsafe manner. Chlorine…

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Partially Frozen Turkey?

*NOTE* If you are landing on this page on Thanksgiving Day after discovering your turkey is still partially frozen, the advice does apply to you. If you discovered your turkey was partially frozen while getting it ready to go in the oven put it in a large plastic bag (food grade, think crockpot liner or…

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Common Sense and Glass Cookware

Heather says: It has just been brought to my attention that Pyrex cookware has been receiving some attention from Consumer Reports via the Consumerist. I love glass cookware and I will continue to use my glassware for baking, however there are a few precautions one should always use. Glass, even tempered glass is fairly rigid and doesn’t…

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