Life without a refrigerator might seem unimaginable: No cold soda, no ready-to-eat yogurt, no cold white wine or available ice cream. It's definitely an inconvenience and an experience not to be undertaken by the faint of heart.
Unlike so many friends and family, the Accidental Locavore survived the hurricane with power intact. Still, my pre- and post-storm strategy to start cooking down the contents of the freezer remained in place.
What causes food-borne illnesses? And more importantly, what concrete steps can you take to ensure that your food is safe? Read on to learn how you can decrease your risk of suffering from a food-borne illness.