Category: Food

Leftovers

Keep Leftovers Safe Do not let leftovers make you sick! As soon as you finish a meal, put your leftovers in the refrigerator. Make sure that the temperature in your refrigerator is 41 °F or colder....

Sushi Rice Testing

It is important to test your food products for safety. Foods that do not meet certain specifications can encourage the growth of bacteria and cause people to get sick (foodborne illness). In South...

Product Testing

It is important to test your food product to make sure that it will be safe to eat once it is purchased by your customers.  Foods that do not meet certain specifications can encourage the growth of...

Food Waste

How do you feel about taking $515 dollars every year and just throwing it away? What about over $2.5 billion going in the trash – literally – every year in South Carolina? America has a...

Testing Drinking Water

Water testing and treatment are expensive and inconvenient, but are necessary to ensure residents have access to a safe and reliable source of water. The cost associated with testing and treatment...

Preserving Apples

Canning Sliced Apples Quantity: An average of 19 pounds is needed per canner load of 7 quarts; an average of 12¼ pounds is needed per canner load of 9 pints. A bushel weighs 48 pounds and yields 16...

Strawberry Jam

Strawberries are practically perfect for making jam. A classic strawberry jam is simply made with strawberries and sugar, a freezer jam can be easily prepared using powdered pectin, and there are...

When it Comes to Chocolate, Choose Dark

Craving some chocolate? Who can blame you? It tastes delicious, has a pleasing aroma and texture, and adds appeal to some nutritious foods. Chocolate can fit within a healthful eating plan, but only...

Cookware Safety

There are countless types of cookware. The applications and food safety considerations for common cookware are described below. Knowing these qualities will help you to make choices that are ideal...

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