Though necessary, learning about kitchen safety and the potential dangers lurking in your kitchen can make you overly paranoid and never want to cook again, let alone eat out. But, fear not, because we've gotten to the bottom of the myths, horror stories, and tales of invasive bacteria to help you cook safely and happily at home.
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We turned to expert Dave Wentz, author of The New York Times bestselling book "The Healthy Home" to learn more so that we can (safely) put our fears aside. We asked him for the truth behind these hidden dangers and for advice on the best solutions.
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From using nonstick cookware to how to best store your food, check out his informative and sometimes surprising answers below.
- Yasmin Fahr, The Daily Meal