Food Handling and Safety

Learn what you need to know about how to handle, wash, prepare, store, freeze, and thaw your food so that it stays safe to eat and to prevent food poisoning. Find our best food safety tips, tricks, and facts here.

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3 Ways to Safely Thaw a Frozen Turkey
Before you can turn a rock-hard frozen turkey into the star player at your Thanksgiving feast, you're going to have to thaw that big bird.
Is Expired Food Safe to Eat? The Truth About Expiration Dates
Food labeling can be confusing. Here's what you need to know to get the most out of your groceries.
Can You Leave Butter on the Counter?
Soft butter is better for spreading, but is it safe to leave a stick sitting out all the time?
Do Lemon Bars Need to Be Refrigerated?
When life gives you lemon bars, store them properly.
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