Food is important to people. It’s personal to people. And for good reason. We learn from our parents, family and friends about food, cooking and what we like and dislike. It becomes even more personal when we start to connect the food and lifestyle choices we make with our health. What happens when what we think we know about what we eat meets what we need to know about what we eat?
Your food shopping experience doesn’t stop when leave the grocery store. It goes on into the home, where you have to unload the groceries, promptly refrigerate or freeze items that need cold storage, and put away canned and dried goods. But you know how that goes. When you’re busy, tired, or distracted, even the best intentions for maintaining a neat and tidy kitchen go by the wayside, and everything just gets crammed into the cabinet, freezer or fridge while you tell yourself that you can just sort it out later.
Does it sometimes feel like Groundhog Day for you because you find yourself asking this same question most days of the week? Here are four ways to feel confident in your answer!
If you use gps on your smart phone or have ever read a map, feel confident this means you can cook. Recipes are your culinary road map and help guide the process so you end up where you meant to be – with a complete, delicious dish.
When someone asks you what your favorite topic is to talk about, chances are, you probably don’t shout “food safety”! However, as we all prepare