TIP OF THE DAY: Don’t Wash Meat & Poultry Before Cooking

Don’t wash raw poultry, meat or seafood. Photo courtesy Chicken.org.au.   Recently we received a pitch for a line of food cleaning sprays that purport to eliminate harmful bacteria. “Outdoor cooking leads to more trips to the hospital because of the improper handling of meats and veggies while grilling,” it advised. “Many of us take…
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PRODUCT: Perky Jerky

Tender jerky with a jolt. Photo by Jerry Deutsch | THE NIBBLE. Here’s one of the niftiest products to come down the pike in a while. We give it an A for originality and another A for execution. Perky Jerky is “the world’s first all-natural performance enhancing meat snack.” In other words, protein- and sugar-laden…
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PRODUCT: Boar’s Head EverRoast Oven Roasted Chicken Breast

Boar’s Head EverRoast Oven Roasted Chicken Breast deli meat won the taste test. While heading back to the snow-covered midwest for the holidays, one of our NIBBLE staff members was looking forward to celebrating Christmas Eve with her family—all 61 of them. The family’s tradition is to serve a quick-and-easy meat and cheese deli tray…
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CLASSES: Butcher Classes

What do you do after your blog has been turned into a highly-noticed book and Meryl Streep and Amy Adams have starred in the film version? You become a butcher! “Julie And Julia: My Year Of Cooking Dangerously” author Julie Powell has released her next book, “Cleaving: A Story of Marriage, Meat, and Obsession”, her…
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