Apply the Heat! Cooking food–especially raw meat, poultry, fish and eggs–to a safe minimum internal temperature kills harmful bacteria. Thoroughly cook food as follows: Ground Products Beef, veal, lamb, pork 160°F Chicken, turkey 165°F Beef, Veal, Lamb Roasts & steaks… Read More »Food Safety Temperatures: How to Know When It’s Done Cooking
How to Make a Quesadilla Quesadillas are the south-of-the-border equivalent of sandwiches. And like sandwiches, you can stuff them with almost anything. You can even stuff them with scrambled eggs, sausage, cheese, and salsa for a breakfast quesadilla. Quesadillas are… Read More »How to Make Quesadillas and Sincronizadas!
We wanted a nice crisp pizza crust, one that would almost melt in our mouths—crisp almost like a nice cracker. We knew that would take a thin crust and high heat with very little rising of the dough once the… Read More »How to Make a Thin Crust Pizza with a Crispy Crust
Includes a guide for making 15 different kinds of mashed potatoes! For Thanksgiving and other traditional events at our house, we whip up a big pot of mashed potatoes. Often, we load them with butter and cream cheese, add a… Read More »How to Make Better Mashed Potatoes
(With recommendations and recipes) We wanted to know everything we could about making scalloped, and au gratin potato casseroles. We read what we could in our textbooks and began studying recipes. Then we stopped by our local potato warehouse for… Read More »The Quest for the Best Scalloped Potatoes