| Sep 15, 2013
I bought a new cookbook. It was full of luscious photos and simple recipes, which were hard to follow. French I could manage. Metric, I couldn't.
Just how heavy is a gram? Does a liter really equal a quart or does it just wish it did? And what's with...
| Jul 16, 2013
| 1:26 PM
A new study from Penn State University published in the Journal of Food Science reaffirms the necessity to be extremely careful when handling and cooking chicken, even -- and maybe especially -- if it comes from the farmers market.
The study, which...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 12:43 PM
When Typhoid Mary died in 1938, in medical exile on a tiny New York island, she took untold numbers of Salmonella typhi to her grave. No one knew how the bacteria managed to thrive and not kill her.
A team of microbiologists from Stanford University and...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 5:01 AM
The Procter and Gamble Company has announced it is voluntarily recalling specific lots of its dry pet foods because they have the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella.
The lots were distributed in the United States and represent about one-...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 8:00 PM
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Motive Flynn and Vega's (Kristin...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 8:23 AM
In an effort to avoid illness outbreaks from imported foods, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has proposed new rules that would require importers to verify that their suppliers' standards are on par with those of domestic growers and processors....
| Jun 26, 2013
Don't panic. We're making an emulsified, raw egg yolk sauce today, and I know what you're thinking: "Ach, the whisking!" "Oy, the salmonella!" "Oh, the humanity!"
Fear not, old chum, for this luscious concoction will transcend your expectations and...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 5:40 PM
Turtle derbies are almost as old as the republic, and still a staple in Maryland, a state that loves its terrapins. But conservationists and wildlife biologists say it's time to end this tradition, for the sake of the animals supposedly being celebrated....
| Jul 3, 2013
The Chicago Bulls apparently have a PR problem, and if it's not friction between their coach and general manager, it's the timing of hobbled superstar Derrick Rose's return to action.
Chicago is said to have a PR problem when it comes to public safety....
| Jun 27, 2013
| 10:59 AM
What ever happened to the good old days when the worst things we had to fear on the Fourth of July were traffic jams and wayward fireworks?
According to the Department of Agriculture's Meat and Poultry Hotline, this year's top threat is food poisoning...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 1:05 AM
We are blessed here in the Northern Plains with plenty of opportunities for kids to learn firsthand about animals. Even for kids who don't live on a farm, visits to a grandparent's farm, a petting zoo or a county fair can offer chances for kids to touch,...