food safety

The Day After Easter, Can I Eat These Eggs?!
Probably not. Boo hoo, I know. I now have 2 dozen inedible eggs because I found out too late that you need to refrigerate them right away after hard boiling them. I share this with you so that next Easter fewer eggs will be wasted. Eggs don't grow on trees you know...
What Do “Best By” and “Sell By” Dates Really Mean?
Wow, we waste a LOT of food. A tragic amount, up to 40% of food in the U.S. is never eaten. A lot of the food thrown away is based on "sell by" dates, because we think it's an indication of food safety. But is it really? With 1 in 6 Americans being food insecure…
Is Yellow Broccoli Bad Broccoli?
This is the sight that met me when I opened my produce drawer. Hmm? Is that a bad thing? Isn't broccoli supposed to be green? I did some research and found that my broccoli wasn't actually rotting, but it is wilting! The yellow parts won't make you sick, but could give you some really…
My Meat Turned Color, Should I Throw It Out?
I bought steak tips a few days ago, and when I went to use them on their sell-by date, they had  funky, weird grayish spots! It made me a little nervous so I did some research.
Red Meat:

Not all red meats are the same color. They are affected by the animal's species, sex, diet and especially…