Holiday Meals-Preparing Them Safely

Thanksgiving Turkey At this time of year when families and friends gather, it is important to use care in food preparation.

UD Cooperative Extension family and consumer science experts have these fact sheets to help:

Let’s Talk Turkey: Highlights methods for thawing a turkey, turkey cooking times and temperatures, keeping the meat safe after cooking, using stuffing and leftovers, partial cooking, and more.

Keep Food Safe – It’s In Your Hands: Discusses how to avoid food poisoning and provides 50 ways to keep food safe.

Keep Food Safe – Guide to Refrigerator Storage Periods: Use this guide to keep leftovers and prepared food safe in the fridge both before and after the holidays