Labor Day Food Safety
August 30, 2013

Labor Day is infamous for families and friends sharing food and having fun in the sun. Whether barbecuing in the backyard or having an end-of-summer celebration at the beach, you should always practice careful food handling in order to keep yourself and others safe.

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Safety tips for no-bake recipes
April 25, 2013

With spring well underway and the summer months approaching, many of us can hardly wait to try those easy, no-bake recipes that are floating around the food blogs and recipe websites. Many no-bake recipes call for eggs, and we are often asked if these recipes are safe.

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National Eggnog Month: Making It Safely
December 12, 2012

There is nothing better than sitting around a bonfire drinking eggnog and talking holiday memories with your family (especially if a little bourbon is involved). In the past I used to buy eggnog from the grocery store—it was quick, easy, and only cost me a few dollars. It was not until I tried making my

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DESSERTS! How to keep your family safe while making holiday goodies
November 20, 2012

The holidays are a time for one of my favorite things—rich, fattening DESSERTS! One dessert I had the opportunity to make this past weekend is the Black Bottom Pumpkin Pie found in the November edition of Southern Living magazine. It turned out to be the hit of the Thanksgiving party that I attended this past

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Keeping Fit without Getting Sick
March 12, 2012

I am a huge fitness fanatic. Whether I am running, swimming, hiking, rock climbing or doing CrossFit, I love any activity that allows me to test my muscle and mental strength. One of the first questions I get from people that learn the actvities I’m involved in is, “Do you eat raw eggs in your

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