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Study shows most people are spreading dangerous bacteria around the kitchen & don’t even know it

July 2, 2018 by


Source: USDA PressA new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are failing to properly clean their hands 97 percent of the time. Rushed handwashing can lead to cross-contamination of food and other surfaces, resulting in foodborne illness. “As a mother of three young children, […]

Too much heat in the kitchen may increase your risk of heart disease

November 7, 2016 by


By Meera Senthilingam Story highlights Cooking food at extremely high temperatures releases harmful chemicals Trans fats and other chemicals are increase risk of heart disease If you’re a fan of a well-seared steak or a crisp fried samosa, you may need to pace yourself, as a new study has found that you could be increasing […]

Reasons why you might want to stop buying supermarket meat

January 25, 2016 by


If you’re like most Americans, you most likely buy your meat at the supermarket. Be it raw chicken and steaks from the butcher case or cold cuts from the deli counter, we tend to not give much thought to the meat we buy beyond whether it’s fresh and how much it costs. But you might […]

How to get rid of fruit flies

August 19, 2015 by


By Food52 What’s the only creature that loves fruit more than you do? Fruit flies. In the world of science, they’re known as drosophila and have been crucial in the understanding of basic genetics. But in the world of your kitchen, they’re known as annoying black specks—so small you wonder if you’re hallucinating—that orbit around […]

5 Myths and Facts about your Microwave

February 10, 2015 by


Did you see American Hustle? Remember that scene where Jennifer Lawrence’s hilarious, mouthy character Roslyn almost burns down the house by putting a meal in the microwave that’s covered with tin foil? In a fit of anger, she tells her husband, Irv, (played by Christian Bale) that he never should have brought that thing in […]