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How Often Should You Clean Out Your Refrigerator?

Marybeth here again, from Alarm Clock Wars and AgriCultured. I’ve got some more at-home food safety tips for you! Do you know what’s in your refrigerator? When is the last time you cleaned it out……

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How to Wash Produce

Have you noticed? Spring is here! That means summer is coming! And, it’s time for lots of fresh fruits and veggies to make their appearance in the grocery stores and farmer’s markets. I love this…

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Is Your Refrigerator Cold Enough?

Marybeth from Alarm Clock Wars here again! How cold is your refrigerator? How cold should it be? What about your freezer? How can you tell? Is your refrigerator cold enough? Your refrigerator should be kept…

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Food Safety Overview

Marybeth from Alarm Clock Wars here! We have talked a lot about food safety here on the Real Farmwives this summer. I’ve also been talking a lot about food safety over on AgriCultured. How much…

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Decorating for Fall

Marybeth from Alarm Clock Wars here! Fall is my favorite season. I love the cool, crisp weather. I love getting out sweaters and scarves. I love the chilly mornings with a giant cup of hot…

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How Long Can You Keep Leftovers?

Marybeth from Alarm Clock Wars here, with a kitchen confession. I don’t know what’s in my refrigerator! ¬†Please tell me I’m not the only one… I mean, I know the basics. There’s plenty of Diet…

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Is That Chicken Done?

Marybeth here, from Alarm Clock Wars. I was making dinner last night, and had a bit of trouble. Can you help? What do you think? Is this chicken breast cooked? I cooked it in some…

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Summertime Food Safety

It’s that time of year! Summertime comes with plenty of cookouts, barbecues, picnics, and pitch-ins. It’s a great way to kick back, relax, and spend some time with friends, without having to worry about feeding…

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Safely Thawing Meats

It’s time to fess up… We’ve all been there. You get home from a late night at work at 6:00pm (or even later!) and you realize you don’t have anything planned for dinner. So you…

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10 Tips For Safe Food Preparation

Do you think about food safety when you’re trying to get dinner on the table in a hurry? You should be! Here are 10 tips for food preparation that will help keep your family safe…