I generally defrost meat on the kitchen counter. A friend of mine suggested that this was dangerous and suggested that I defrost meat in the refrigerator. I am no biologist but it seems to me that as ...
I left a round steak out for 7 hours in a container of cold water. It was wrapped very well, hadn't been opened yet. Is it ok to cook this? I planned on cooking it in the crockpot for 8 hours.
Why is safe to eat some raw or undercooked meats like beef and fish (assuming you're careful), but not chicken? I know that there are bacteria in chicken, but are they in all chicken, or just so many ...
I started to ask about adapting slow-cooker recipes for longer cook times, but noticed there were a few questions about that already that look helpful. My next question is about how to prep a slow ...
The reason I ask this is due to the fact nothing on the bacon packaging indicates it can or cannot be eaten 'raw' and in general eating raw meat is a bad idea.
Chicken, beef, or even shrimp? How long can I keep it there before it goes bad?
How safe is steak tartare? What can I do when preparing it make sure it is safe to eat?
So, being new to cooking, I tried cooking a pan-seared ribeye steak for the first time recently. I'm just getting new cooking utensils, and the idea of flipping the steak is something I'm not sure ...
I was recently asked where one could find meat that could be prepared "blue to blue-rare". What kinds of meat (other than fish) can be prepared this way and how would one go about finding a reliable ...
According to this answer, you are allowed to market turkeys as fresh as long as they haven't been frozen below 26°F. What is the purpose of this law/regulation?
I'm looking at slow cooking a beef stew on a workday. The stew includes raw beef. Recipe: http://m.allrecipes.com/recipe/14685/slow-cooker-beef-stew-i/ Is it safe to combine the ingredients the ...
Possible Duplicate: How can I ensure food safety if my cooking utensils have touched raw meat? I tend to be over careful when handling raw meat when cooking. However, I think it is simply ...