Freezing foods for easy fixin’ – Part 2

Editor’s note: Adding to Ralph Graner’s ideas for freezing foods for easy fixin’, here’s a little extra freezin’ foods wisdom from Alice Henneman, MS, RD, Extension Educator and Dietitian with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County, and Joyce Jensen, Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. STEP 1. Cool foods “slightly” at room temperature before refrigeration.... Read More

A warning about outdoor grilling: Danger lurks!

Be careful the next time you eat a hamburger or other product cooked on an outdoor grill. There could be danger lurking in the form of undetected wire bristles left by grill-cleaning brushes. The problem is so serious that the Center For Disease Control (CDC) recently issued a consumer warning. The small wires can work their way into the hamburgers... Read More

RhinoFLEX sewer hose works exceptionally well

By Chris Dougherty Certified RV technician One of the most unpleasant tasks in RVing is handling waste. Nothing incenses an RVer more than a dump station visit gone bad, and yet all too often people opt to purchase substandard sewer hoses and fittings to save money and end up with a mess. Inferior sewer hoses are susceptible to cracking, crushing,... Read More