What’s all this ‘beef’ about going meatless (occasionally)?

In 2014, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) reported that there were 58.7 pounds of boneless chicken and 51.5 pounds of beef per person available to eat in the US, but did you know that over 7.3 million people in the United States follow a vegetarian based diet? Many of you may ask “How do they get enough protein?” The fact of the matter is there are many foods that are great sources of protein that are not animal products.

How to Reduce Your AGE

Not only do our food choices matter, but how we cook matters, too. Did you know that cooking with high heat produces compounds called AGEs? Read more about cooking methods and how to reduce your AGE intake.

Turkey Talk

Whether you’re cooking a turkey for the first or 40th time, it never hurts to brush up on how to do it safely.  Our last post discussed basic food safety and storage, so today we will focus on November’s main event: the turkey! Thawing Your Turkey To minimize risk of food borne illness, keep your turkey frozen…