Calibrate Your Meat Thermometer in 3 Easy Steps
With more than 48 million Americans sickened each year due to food-borne illnesses, food safety is important to keep in mind when you’re at work in the kitchen or on the grill. One important tool to help you keep you, your friends and family healthy is a meat thermometer.
However, it’s important to periodically calibrate your meat thermometer to maintain its accuracy. Most food thermometers have a “calibration nut” under the dial that you can adjust; check the manufacturer’s directions for exact directions.
Here’s how to complete that task in 3 easy steps by using either using ice water or boiling water as recommended by the US Department of Agriculture.
This simple shrimp recipe feeds a party!
This recipe can be used as a full meal or as appetizers along with cool refreshing drinks. Great as a side when serving steaks, too.
PREP TIME: 30 Minutes
COOK TIME: 8
20 6 Inch Skewers
1/2 Cup Honey
1/4 Cup Butter, melted
1.5 tsp. Garlic Pepper Blend
1 T. Fresh Chives, chopped
2 Lbs. Uncooked Shrimp, peeled, deveined, tails removed
Favorite Sandwich Fillings
One reason that sandwiches are popular is because they’re fast. They’re healthy. They’re delicious. And with all of the fun and unique toppings available, you can mix and match flavors, textures, from sweet to spicy, to creamy to crunchy.
When sandwiches are going to be on your menu, add sandwich fillings to your Twin Cities grocery delivery order so you can add pizzazz and flavor to your favorite sandwich. You can try some new pairings with your family’s preferred deli meats and discover what new flavors they like the best.
As we enter the prime season for sweet corn, it’s the perfect time to review the different ways you can cook corn on the cob, including boiling and grilling and adding fun toppings. When my sister served corn on the cob Mexican style I couldn’t believe how delicious it was—and that I’d never had it that way before.
Here are the different ways to prepare the most popular summertime Minnestota produce:
Juicy tomatoes, flavorful cilantro, lime, garlic, onion, and jalapeno peppers make this salsa fresh and fast!
PREP TIME: 15 Minutes
COOK TIME: None
Get Creative with Your Ice Cream Socials
Everyone has a favorite ice cream topping. My oldest daughter likes marshmallows and chocolate sauce while my youngest prefers crushed Oreos. My husband goes for hot fudge. As
for me, I choose crumbled Heath Bar candy. But sometimes you’re looking for a topping that’s new and creative, different than your usual ice cream topping.
This month, CobornsDelivers is offering a number of ice cream specials when you order your Minnesota groceries. Don’t forget to include toppings—maybe even some new creative toppings you haven’t tried before. Here are my favorite creative toppings ideas:
National Hot Dog Month
Americans eat about 20 million hot dogs each year at home, at sporting events, carnivals and street vendors, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council.