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Roasted turkey prepared for a holiday meal. CAES News
Roasted turkey prepared for a holiday meal.
Safe Holiday Bird
A perfectly cooked turkey on the table is the crowning jewel of a holiday feast. Some favorite tools for cooking turkeys include electric roaster ovens, grills, smokers and even deep fat fryers.
Chef Steve Ingersoll, an instructor at the College of Coastal Georgia, demonstrates one of his favorite curry recipes during a visit to the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology to promote the college's new "Intensive Culinary Experience" May term. CAES News
Chef Steve Ingersoll, an instructor at the College of Coastal Georgia, demonstrates one of his favorite curry recipes during a visit to the University of Georgia Department of Food Science and Technology to promote the college's new "Intensive Culinary Experience" May term.
Culinary May term
University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences students know a lot about the science of food and how it’s grown, but often less about the art of cuisine.
A concession stand at the Kiwanis Club Fairgrounds in Griffin, Ga. CAES News
A concession stand at the Kiwanis Club Fairgrounds in Griffin, Ga.
Safe Concession Food
Concession stands are great fundraisers. But the safety and well-being of the diners, as well as the organization’s reputation, lies in the hands of the servers.
An array of food products CAES News
An array of food products
Store Food
As tropical storms and hurricanes pound the U.S. East Coast, homeowners listen closely to local weather broadcasts. Whether or not a record-breaking storm affects you, University of Georgia experts say that having an emergency food supply on hand is always a good idea.
Canning beans in a pressure canner. May 2008. CAES News
Canning beans in a pressure canner. May 2008.
Home Canning
If you are thinking about following in your grandmother’s footsteps to preserve food this summer, start preparing now by gathering your equipment and supplies. The proper tools should be kept in good condition to ensure safe, high quality, home-canned food.
Homemade fruit roll-ups can easily be made a home with the help of a food dehydrator or oven. CAES News
Homemade fruit roll-ups can easily be made a home with the help of a food dehydrator or oven.
Homemade Fruit Roll-Ups
If winter weather is keeping your family indoors, use the time to make and enjoy homemade fruit roll-ups. Using a food dehydrator and directions from University of Georgia Cooperative Extension, you can make some simple fruit roll-up snacks that are lower in sugar than those that are commercially produced.
Supermarket beef case at Buford Farmers Market CAES News
Supermarket beef case at Buford Farmers Market
Federal dietary guidelines
While early reaction to the new dietary guidelines released by the federal government on Thursday focused on new warnings about added sugar, sodium and meat, a University of Georgia expert noted the report is largely consistent with previous versions.
A fried turkey is lifted from a pot of hot oil CAES News
A fried turkey is lifted from a pot of hot oil
Holiday Food Safety
One of the best ways to celebrate the holidays is to gather around the table to enjoy a delicious, home-cooked meal. Follow these simple recommendations to have a turkey feast that will be remembered for years to come, for all the right reasons.
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Healthy Holidays
While the holidays are often viewed as a time of inevitable weight gain, it’s possible to enjoy some of the same foods while still maintaining a healthy diet.
UGA food scientist Marilyn Erickson works in her laboratory in the UGA Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Georgia. CAES News
UGA food scientist Marilyn Erickson works in her laboratory in the UGA Center for Food Safety in Griffin, Georgia.
Cross-Contamination
In a recent study funded by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, University of Georgia researchers found that produce containing bacteria are likely to contaminate other produce items through the continued use of knives or graters — the bacteria latches onto the utensils commonly found in consumers’ homes and spreads to the next item.