USDA: Turkey Preparation Should Start Days Before Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is less than a week away, and the USDA says now is the time to start preparing that big meal. USDA Food safety expert Meredith Carothers says one of the biggest problems she routinely see, deals with defrosting the holiday bird. While a popular technique, she says defrosting the turkey on your counter is […]

USDA With Safety Tips As You Prepare Your Thanksgiving Meal

  Thanksgiving is Thursday, and for most, the holiday menu includes a lot of foods not typically prepared.  Tops on that list is the turkey.  The USDA is warning while a wonderful family favorite, caution must be used to ensure the bird is prepared properly, ensuring that no one gets sick.  And that all starts […]