Is Eggnog Safe to Drink?

Many recipes call for raw eggs, but can that be safe to consume? A dietitian gives us recommendations for how to enjoy this type of food.

Can You Eat Raw Cookie Dough?

The taste of raw cookie dough is so popular, it’s become an ice cream flavor. But there’s danger in that deliciousness. It’s a wise food safety practice to hold off sampling your cookies until they are baked.

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9 Places Germs Are Lurking in Your Kitchen

About 9 percent of foodborne illness outbreaks occur in the home, but it’s almost impossible to tell where the bacteria may live with the naked eye. A new study identifies the top kitchen items that are commonly cross-contaminated during the preparation of a meal. Kansas State University researchers analyzed the food prep practices of 123 people.  … Read More

Do Raw Foods Have More Nutrients?

There are a lot of claims out there about exactly how nature provides those fruits and veggies, though. Are they best consumed just the way they arrive, or do our culinary habits offer added benefits for our health?  Here dietitian Kristin Kirkpatrick, MS, LD, RD, explains what you need to know.  Myth: For the most … Read More