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