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Should you Wash a Turkey before Cooking?

Question:

Should you Wash a Turkey before Cooking?

Answer:

No!!
According to the USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) “One common mistake that consumers make in the kitchen is washing or rinsing their meat or poultry before cooking it.”[1]

Washing a raw turkey is not only risky, but also […]

By | November 23rd, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Does Pumpkin Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Question:

Does Pumpkin Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Answer:

Yes, pumpkin pie should reside in the refrigerator.

Pumpkin pie contains both milk and eggs. According to the FDA, foods containing these ingredients should always be refrigerated and not left out on the counter for more than […]

By | November 15th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Does Pecan Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Question:

Does Pecan Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Answer:

Pecan pie does not need refrigeration for short term storage, but it should be placed into the refrigerator or freezer for longer term storage.

Pecan pie does not need to be refrigerated, but refrigeration will extend […]

By | October 20th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How Long to Boil Potatoes

Find out how long do you need to boil potatoes to make mashed potatoes or to just have potatoes that are edible.

By | October 11th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How Long to Boil Shrimp

Question:

How Long to Boil Shrimp?

Answer:

Shrimp cooks very quickly. The exact time depends on the size of the shrimp. See the table below for the exact time to boil shrimp.

Overcooked shrimp becomes chewy and sometimes even grainy in texture, not the intended experience. Perfectly boiled shrimp becomes soft and […]

By | August 8th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

QUESTION:
Can you Bake Potatoes on the Grill?

ANSWER:
Yes, for sure!

Why heat the oven (and therefore the kitchen) during the summer when you can do everything outdoors? Potatoes can easily be baked on the grill. They don’t take up that much space as they can even be placed around the edges […]

By | July 23rd, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

How Long to Boil Hot Dogs?

Question:

How Long to Boil Hot Dogs?
How long should you boil hot dogs in order to cook them?

Answer:

Hot dogs should be remain in boiling water for about 3 to 4 minutes to become hot all the way through.

The truth is that hot dogs are fully […]

By | May 21st, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Does Apple Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Question:

Does Apple Pie Need to be Refrigerated?

Answer:

An Apple pie does not need to be refrigerated if it is whole and kept covered.
BUT, once an apple pie is opened, cut or sliced it SHOULD be placed into the refrigerator for both safe keeping and to extend its shelf life.

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By | May 14th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

When to Put Oil in Pan

The best time to add oil to a pan when preparing to pan fry is after the empty pan has been put on the burner and allowed to heat. Heat the pan first, then add oil to the pan. Allow the oil to heat and then let it spread across the pan before […]

By | April 27th, 2020|Blog, FAQ|

Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine

Question:
What is the Proper Temperature to Store Red Wine?
What is the best temperature for storing wine?
Do different wines store better at different temperatures?

Answer:
Proper storage temperature for red wine is considered to be 55°F. Red wine is generally also served at this same storage temperature. Although proper wine […]

By | November 6th, 2019|Blog, FAQ|

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