A few weeks ago I blogged about my obsession with 100-calorie cookies. But what I didn't tell you then is that I can never wait for the baked cookies to come out of the oven-I almost always taste the dough.
OK, so I don't think that the Emily Posts of the world care about me eating raw cookie dough straight out of the mixing bowl, but anyone who knows anything about food safety might. Although nothing you can do will ever guarantee 100 percent protection against foodborne illness, there are some simple precautions that help to reduce your risk. (Ahem, like not eating raw cookie dough.) (Get the basics of food safety here.)
How many of those simple precautions do you follow at home? Do you eat raw cookie dough? Do you reheat your leftovers to a high enough temperature? How long do you leave food out on the counter?
Then check out these 10 rules of food safety to see how you can reduce your risk ofRead More »from How many kitchen rules do you break?