FOOD SAFETY & STORAGE

Food Safety & Storage deals with the proper ways of preparing and cooking dishes to safely keeping ingredients and leftovers fresh. Learn about food storage techniques and get safety tips to keep your kitchen safe, clean and organized.
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Food Safety Tips

If you're like most people, you probably don't think too much about the safety of your food. But considering the amount of bacteria found in raw meats and unwashed foods, everyone should be more mindful about food preparation habits in the kitchen. Check out these safety tips.

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  • 10 Most Overlooked Food Safety Guidelines

    10 Most Overlooked Food Safety Guidelines

    Think you can only get food poisoning at a C-rated restaurant? Guess again. Your kitchen – which gets no health inspection report – can be a hotbed of illness-causing bacteria. All because we ignore some basic food-handling procedures. See more »

  • Can you freeze eggs to keep them longer?

    Can you freeze eggs to keep them longer?

    Sure you can freeze eggs — actually you can freeze any food. It's the thawing part that can be tricky. How can a little prep time now prevent a freezer eggsplosion later? See more »

  • Safety First: Kitchen Safety Quiz

    Safety First: Kitchen Safety Quiz

    There are many old wives' tales and urban legends associated with food and kitchen safety. But this, obviously, is an area where you don't want to mess around with myths and half-truths. You might think you know it all, but you should take our quiz. See more »

  • What is flash freezing?

    What is flash freezing?

    What's that bagged mass in your freezer — and did you really want to eat 12 chicken breasts right now? Here's how to freeze food in serving-size portions. See more »

  • Why does salt prevent food from spoiling?

    Why does salt prevent food from spoiling?

    Salt has kept entire civilizations alive thanks to its ability to prevent foods from turning into bacteria-laden killers. It preserves food, too. What is it about salt that makes it so versatile? See more »

  • Chicken Safety

    Chicken Safety

    Since raw chicken can harbor harmful salmonella bacteria, it's important to know how to properly handle chicken in the kitchen. Learn chicken safety tips in this article, including how to purchase and store chicken confidently. See more »

  • Food Safety

    Food Safety

    Food safety should be the number one priority in any kitchen. Learn everything from how to safely cook a turkey thoroughly, to how to use a slow cooker carefuly, to how to correctly hard boil an egg. See more »

  • Food Safety Tips

    Food Safety Tips

    If you're like most people, you probably don't think too much about the safety of your food. But considering the amount of bacteria found in raw meats and unwashed foods, everyone should be more mindful about food preparation habits in the kitchen. Check out these safety tips. See more »

  • Food Storage

    Food Storage

    Food storage is important when it comes to keeping food fresh and safe. Read this article to learn how to store specific foods, such as coffee, and learn about the various food storage methods, such as freezing. See more »

  • Food Storage Tips

    Food Storage Tips

    With proper storage, food lasts longer and tastes better. Do you know how to store foods such as vinegar, sugar, berries and other perishable foods? Find out how to shop for and store a variety of foods for maximum freshness and flavor. See more »

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