Americans throw away half of all their food amounting to $160 billion every year. 77% say they feel guilty about their food waste, but they don’t seem to know how to reduce it. Simply storing food correctly can help to reduce food waste and there’s just a few dos and don’ts you need to know to get the best shelf life from your food. 90% of food is thrown away too soon and a lot of this is down to not understanding the labels on packaging.
I mentioned in a previous article that microwaves pass through many of materials we use in them. Yet, if you are an experienced microwave user, you know that not all containers or dishes are microwave safe. First, certain plastics, like foam containers, simply melt easily from the heat of the food. You don’t have to be a magnetron […]
I was watching the latest episode of The Profitwith Marcus Leomonis last night and one of the segments spurred me to write about something I was not going to bother writing about because I thought it was thoroughly covered: Should you rinse raw chicken in the sink before preparing and cooking it? The episode featured a […]
Take a look at the little guy in the photo below. This little guy, a common earthworm, is completely safe to eat, as long as you cook it. An important question, however, came up in a Labrador retriever forum where the article referenced in the link above was shared for reference. What if your dog likes […]
I recently saw an infomercial (or part of one) for an Instant cooker appliance similar to the very popular Instant Pot™. Such cookers have settings and lids which allow them to be used as a pressure cooker. In the infomercial, the hosts claimed that the instant cooker being demonstrated could be used for home canning. […]
Sometimes the logic of the restaurant industry, and of professional chefs, escapes me. Or, rather, the lack of logic. Should you never eat on on Valentine’s day, like Gordon Ramsay says, because it is the busiest restaurant day of the year? Sure, let’s all make sure to never eat out on a busy day. Restaurants should embrace the […]