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Fourth of July brings outdoor fun, picnics — and opportunity for foodborne bacteria to thrive

The Fourth of July holiday offers opportunities for outdoor fun with family and friends. However, these warm weather events also present opportunities for foodborne bacteria to thrive. As food heats up in summer temperatures, bacteria multiply rapidly. To protect yourself, your family and friends from foodborne illness during warm-weather months, safe food handling when eating outdoors is critical. Remember...

Chef John Foster: Give chicken, pork and
beef a break and dive into fish and seafood

  Several people have asked recently why I never write about fish and seafood. I explore lots of different protein choices and delve into various methods of cooking protein in general, but most of it revolves around the popular choices of chicken, pork and beef.   It’s not that I don’t know anything about the subject, I spent three years of my after-college life working in one of the...