Monthly Archives July 2013

Hone Your Skills With Online Cooking Advice

Online cooking help

So many people today love to cook. They love to try out new recipes and new techniques. We have come a long way from learning the basic five mother sauces and calling it a day. We want to learn new knife skills, new ways to cook a steak, and much more.

What has caused this explosion of the new home cook who wants those high end skills? Some people would say it is the popularity of cooking shows and the wealth of online cooking advice. It used to be that those intricate techniques and dishes were not to be tried by the home chef, but rather left to professionally trained chefs.

However, now we have all sorts of online cooking advice and a plethora of cooking help online, so now any of us can whip up a souffle or a creative dish that used to only be available at expensive restaurants.

These sites with

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Serving Food Safely in the Summer Months

With summer just barely beginning, its almost guaranteed that you will yourself invited to a summer barbecue or outdoor picnic. The warmer weather conditions may be ideal for some fun in the sun, but they also provide a perfect environment for bacteria and other pathogens in food to multiply rapidly and cause foodborne illness. The following tips will help you to make sure you are serving food safely, and enjoy your summer festivities without a care in the world.

For fresh foods like salads, veggies, and fruit, do your best to keep them cold! Insulated coolers with ice packs or frozen gel packs will keep food colder longer, and will prevent bacterial growth on your snacks! Once you’ve served it, it should not sit out for longer than 2 hours, or 1 hour if the outdoor temperature is above 9...

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