The growth of home-based food services has created an equally intense interest from governments looking to balance the value of supporting local small businesses with the protection of the public through food safety regulations. They are especially interested in the preparation of potentially hazardous foods.
The end result has been a …
This is a member of the squash family that is eaten as a vegetable. Chayote (pronounced chi-YO-tay), originated in southern Mexico and Central America, grows on a vine and is about the size and shape of a very large pear. Nutritionally, the fruit is a good source of vitamin C, …
Prosecco and Parmesan Risotto
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
2/3 cup finely chopped shallots
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 1/3 cups uncooked Carnaroli or other medium-grain rice
1 cup prosecco or other sparkling white wine, divided $
3 cups fat-free, lower-sodium chicken broth
2 ounces fresh Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese, divided$
1 teaspoon fresh thyme leaves
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 teaspoon freshly …
Most personal chefs have a standard repertoire of recipes in their back pocket for meal planning. While it makes the menu process simple, it can be easy to get trapped in a rut eating the same old things every day. How can you make changes without adding extra steps? By …
Here are some food handling tips for personal chefs to avoid contamination at the grocery store.
Double bag your meat meats.
The bags will help to prevent cross contamination by containing any juices that can leak from the thin plastic wrap. If you don’t see plastic bags near the meats, head back …