Food chat, tips and recipes


#101

Thunder’s Kitchen Info Class #103:

Hey everyone I hope you are all doing well! One thing that people often ask me is how long can they freeze something? This they are not always sure about. I thought it might be a good idea to post something along those lines that is easy and simple to follow. Keep in mind it may vary a bit from country to country but this should eliminate any issues for how long to keep stuff frozen for Enjoy!

https://www.foodsafety.gov/keep/charts/storagetimes.html

This is also a good link about how long after you put food in the fridge should it stay there?


#102

Usually no one wants to talk about the ugly side of what happens when food is not cooked correctly. Although this forum is more for recipes and such here is some great advice on things to be aware of when in the kitchen.

The top five risk factors that most often are responsible for foodborne illness outbreaks are:

  1. Improper hot/cold holding temperatures of potentially hazardous food.

  2. Improper cooking temperatures of food.

  3. Dirty and/or contaminated work space.

  4. Dirty and/or contaminated utensils and equipment.

  5. Improper hand washing techniques / cleaning of the person preparing the food