“Leftover Food” Safety

Happy Thanksgiving to all of my family, friends and blogging friends! Today I want to remind you about “Leftover Food” Safety. You survived all those hours baking for your loved ones. You do not want to ruin a perfect meal by storing the leftovers incorrectly allowing bacteria to grow on your food and making you sick. First I want to […]

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Turkey Cooking Facts & Safety

Are you in charge of cooking the Thanksgiving Turkey this year? What size turkey should you buy to have enough to feed everyone? What temperature should the oven be? What temperature should the turkey be when it is done? What if it is stuffed? When determining what size turkey to cook, figure one pound per person if you have light […]

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Defrosting a Turkey

*****DO NOT THAW YOUR TURKEY ON THE COUNTER***** Did you buy a great turkey for Thanksgiving this year? Was it frozen when you purchased it and you will need to thaw it before that special day? Use these guidelines for thawing your turkey to help keep your family and friends safe from food poisoning. When thawing your turkey in the […]

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How To Make Half A Recipe

How many times do you want to make a recipe but you just know you will have to throw half of it away because it is way to much? Or better yet, one recipe is just not quite enough but 1-1/2 of that recipe would be perfect. Here is a simple chart to help you do just that! Instead of using:                      Use: 1/4 cup………………………………2 Tbl 1/3 cup………………………………2 Tbl & 2 tsp 1/2 cup………………………………1/4 cup 2/3 cup……………………………..1/3 cup 3/4 cup……………………………..6 Tbl 1 Tbl…………………………………1-1/2 tsp 1 tsp…………………………………1/2 tsp 1/2 tsp………………………………1/4 tsp

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Bacon Grease

How many of you save your left over Bacon Grease? Do you remember your Grandma or Mom having a tin coffee can sitting on their stove that they just kept pouring the Bacon Grease into? They knew they had something good and they used it! After all, it has so many benefits. It’s free, all natural, has incredible flavor and can be added […]

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