Defrosting times for poultry depend on the weight of the package and the thickness.
When preparing foods on the grill or in your oven, it's important to cook meat, poultry and fish to a safe temperature. Use a food thermometer to make sure food reaches a safe internal temperature as listed below.
Tips for how long to store food in your pantry, refrigerator and freezer.
Use the handy chart below to help you quickly downsize favorite recipes.
When equipping a new kitchen, there are so many tools and gadgets to consider. Start with the basics listed below before expanding to the specialty ones.
Use this chart when you want to know how many apples are in a cup and how many of a fruit or veggie are in a certain measurement.
Easy tips and recipes for how to best use your slow cooker.
Many supermarket foods are packaged for families of four or more. But in a household with one or two, storing large amounts of food in the pantry doesn't always make sense. With fewer people to consume the food, extra edibles may sit on the shelf longer and lose some of their quality. Smaller households may also have less storage space, or use some pantry space to store nonfood items.
A freezer can be your best friend whether preparing make-ahead meals to save time or storing leftovers for another day.
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Almost all packaged and processed foods have food labels. A few exceptions are very small packages on which the information doesn't fit, bulk foods or foods with next to no nutrients, such as coffee, tea, spices, and herbs.