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Alternate Turkey Cooking Methods for Thanksgiving

 

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C. – Circumstances can alter the chosen cooking method for a turkey just as a detour causes driver to find an alternate route. A power outage may occur, an oven may fail at an inopportune time, and more than one large food item may need cooking.

The conventional oven—the appliance most often used to cook a whole turkey—is not the only way to get the big bird cooked safely. The following methods suggested by the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline are alternate routes for cooking a turkey safely.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner.

Thanksgiving Day Dinner.

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Tennessee State Fire Marshal’s Office says be Grill Savvy and Fire Safe this Summer

 

Make sure the only thing going up in smoke is dinner! 

Tennessee State Fire MarshalNashville, TN – It is summer in Tennessee and that means its grilling time for many residents. Although, outdoor cooking is a long-cherished tradition for most families, it also increases the possibility of fire-related incidents and injuries.

Gas grills constitute a higher risk, having been involved in an annual average of 7,200 home fires in 2007-2011, while charcoal or other solid-fueled grills were involved in an annual average of 1,400 home fires.

Outdoor Grilling

Outdoor Grilling

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Consumer Reports Gas Grill Tests: Weber’s Spirit Line Tops Latest Ratings

 

Five features to look for when buying a grill; Plus, great grilling accessories that add sizzle to any cook out

Consumer ReportsYonkers, NY – In Consumer Reports’ new Ratings of more than 100 gas grills, models from Weber’s Spirit line were among the highest scoring in its latest tests.

The full report on gas grills, which includes comprehensive buying advice and reviews of great gadgets for grilling fish, veggies, and more, is featured in the June 2013 issue of Consumer Reports and online at www.ConsumerReports.org. «Read the rest of this article»

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Outdoor Grilling Safety Tips

 

U.S. Consumer Product Safety CommissionWashington, D.C. – As consumers get ready to fire up their grills this Memorial Day weekend, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) is releasing safety tips for consumers to follow when using gas or charcoal grills.

Please keep these safety tips in mind for the holiday weekend and anytime using outdoor grills.

Outdoor Grilling

Outdoor Grilling

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Thanksgiving Turkey Basics: Alternate Turkey Cooking Methods

 

USDA - U.S. Department of AgricultureWashington, D.C. – Just as a detour causes driver to find an alternate route, circumstances can alter the chosen cooking method for a turkey. An oven may fail at an inopportune time, a power outage may occur, and more than one large food item may need cooking.

The conventional oven—the appliance most often used to cook a whole turkey—is not the only way to get the big bird cooked safely. The following methods suggested by the USDA Meat and Poultry Hotline are alternate routes for cooking a turkey safely.

Thanksgiving Dinner

Thanksgiving Dinner.

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Summer Chefs, be sure to follow Grilling Safety Guidelines

 

Outdoor cooking among the hidden hazards that lurk in the home

Tennessee Consumer Affairs DivisionNashville, TN – Nice weather, cookouts and gatherings are the perfect recipe for summer good times. The State Fire Marshal’s Office wants to remind Tennesseans that cooking safety is important, whether indoors or outdoors.

According to the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), gas and charcoal grills cause an average of 900 home structure fires and 3,500 home outdoor fires each year. “By all means, enjoy the weather and the cookouts,” says State Fire Marshal Julie Mix McPeak, “but keep fire safety on your mind as you grill.”

Outdoor Grilling.

Outdoor Grilling.

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ShopSmart Reveals Eight Things to Never Cheap Out On

 

When It Pays To Pay Up

ShopSmart MagazineYonkers, NY – Have you ever bragged to a complete stranger about an amazing deal on a cute pair of shoes? Do you feel angst at the thought of buying something at full retail price? The joy brought on when getting a great bargain is undeniable. However, according to the issue of ShopSmart magazine, from the publisher of Consumer Reports¸ there are some items consumers shouldn’t skimp on. «Read the rest of this article»

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Fourth of July tops charts as most popular outdoor cooking holiday

 

Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association Offers Tips to Get Grilling for All-American Independence Day Celebration

Arlington, VA — Fired up for the Fourth; Americans agree Independence Day is the number one holiday for barbecues and outdoor cooking. In fact, 80 percent of adults say they plan to host or attend a cookout this Fourth of July, according to results from a new 2010 Hearth, Patio & Barbecue Association (HPBA) national grilling poll.

“The backyard cookout is an all-American pastime and a time-honored tradition that brings family and friends together in patriotic celebration,” said Leslie Wheeler, HPBA Communications Director. “The majority of Americans turn to outdoor cooking on the Fourth of July and throughout the warmer months because it provides a fun, easy and affordable way to create delicious meals while spending time together outdoors.”

Outdoor Cooking

Outdoor Cooking

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