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How to store food in your kitchen?

Our kitchen is a place, where a lot of different kinds of items should be stored. We are talking either about some food, or about some chemicals for cleaning. These categories are too different (from the point of view on its best place for storing), that’s why we’d like to offer this article to you with some small, but simple tips on storing different objects.

1.Group your products

The secret to successful storing of your products on kitchen is grouping the same ones. Sugar, flour, salt, spices should be stored in one place but in different [glass] jars with a cap. It would prevent them from being habitat by insects.

2.Keep foods in fridge

The majority of products on your kitchen need being kept in a fridge. Milk, eggs, meat, fish, fruits and vegetables – all of them must be stored in a special conditions, in the refridgerator.

3.Separate foods from the chemicals

It’s natural, that you use some chemicals for cleaning your house. They may be dangerous for your health, if you keep them alongside the products. Such tools must be stored far from the products.

4.Some vegetables ‘don’t like’ fridge

As it was said before, the majority of the products need to be stored in fridge. However, some, there are some kinds of fruits and vegetables, which ‘prefer‘ some more dark and les cold places. Tomatoes, bananas, apples and avocados abetter to be stored in a room temperture.

Be careful of Salmonella

Many people love eating eggs. They consume this product daily, cooking omelets, fried, boiled or poached eggs on a regular basis, as a standalone dish. However, just a few of us think of how eggs may be dangerous. In this article we’d like to tell more about this.

Let’s start with a general description of Salmonella. It’s a bacteria, which can be found in animals. The most common source of this bacteria are birds. Salmonella transfer a dangerous disease – Salmonellosis, which may infect a human’s body within just 12-72 hours right after the consumption of the food. As a result, such effects, as vomiting, strong headache, diarrhea may occur.

Salmonella can be found in eggs. If you don’t cook the eggs you consume in a proper way, the bacteria won’t be eliminated and may get inside your body, causing the infection. It means, that some special steps should be made, in order to prevent this disease. They are pretty simple: cook the egg, wash your hands and all of the inventory, which contacted with eggs.

Some people think, that due to the risk of being infected, they should not eat eggs; they refuse from many simple and tasty dishes, which can be cooked with this product. We can surely say, that they do it in vain. Preventing of salmonellosis is really simple, and following the given advices will be your guarantee for avoiding the bacteria.

So you can eat eggs, but don’t forget about your safety.

Canned foods everything worth knowing

The mankind envented canned foods several hundreds of years ago. First they were used in some extreme situations, like the sea trips or the battlefronts; but today we also eat canned beans, corn and many other vegetables, fruits, kinds of fish and meat as well. What should you know about the canned foods? Let’s talk about that.

 

First of all, let’s discuss the term of storing canned products. Many people don’t really know, for how long their canned products can be stored. Some say, that the optimal term is equal 12-18 months, while others claim that these products are ready to be stored for 2-3 years. We can surely say, that it depends on the quality of the canned food and on its package. The real term of possible storing must be always mentioned on the product by the manufacturer.

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Another important thing, related to the canned products is a damaged package. How should you act in such a situation? Well, the specialists say, that everything depends on the kind of damage your product has. If there is any specific odour, or you see any spurting liquid – you should get rid of such food. Though, if the damage is much less serious, – it won’t bring any harm.

 

Storing of a canned food after it has been opened is also an important issue. Once the can has been opened, you should prepare your food properly (heaten it till it will be ready). Another solution is a deep freezing of a product.

How to keep your food safe?

Food is a basic element of our lives. Each day we consume several meals during the day. And no need to say, that all the food, that is consumed by us, must be healthy and safe enough. In this article we’d like to tell you how to be sure, that your products won’t bring any harm to your organism.

1.Hot temperatures

If your food is cooked, it should be hot before you consume it. Increasing of temperature of the product leads to the elimination of all the bacterias. At the same time, it prevents their further growth of population. It is the best solution for such products, as poultry, meat, fish.

2.Low temperatures

The same advice, concerning the low temperatures, could be given too. If your product has been stored for some time, the best solution for it is freezing it. Low temperatures (like the one in your froster) also stops bacterias from multipliyng. In such a way, you can schedule these products’ consumption for future.

3.Clean your food well

Bacterias may appear on your products due to your dirty hands or some dirt on your products. It relates to all kind of foods you consume: fruits and vegetables, fish and meat. Everything must be cleaned several times before being eaten.

4.Be careful with eating elsewhere

It’s not a secret, that we don’t just consume the food at home. Sometimes we go to the restaurant, where the food is served by other people. That’s why we are not sure enough, if it’s good or not. For this case the reviews and the reputation of this place play a great role.

A universal product for your health

Have you heard anything about the applesauce? Or do you know, how it tastes like? In this article we’d like to tell you more about the applesauce, its benefits for your health and the way it can be cooked easily.

First of all, let’s point out, that the recipe of this product is pretty simple. Besides, it’s a traditional tool for improving your health. Even when we were kids, our grandmother or mother could give us this delicious, but simple product.

Second, it is pretty cheap, due to its main ingredient availability – apples. So, everyone can cook this rich and tasteful source of antioxidants and nutrients.

There are several benefits of applesauce, which we would like to mention about:

 

  • Anti-aging: in order to stay healthy and strong in any age, you can consume apples, rich for the C-vitamin. It helps protecting your body cells, which guarantees a good health.
  • Digestion improvement: apple is rich of fiber, which is a key element for our digestion. The nutriologists claim that an adult needs about 25 grams of fiber per day – this requirement can be easily met, if you consume applesauce on a regular basis.
  • Appetite restoration: apples, – the main ingredient of the applesauce, can help restore your appetite, if you have any eating disorders. It’s also a good product for being consumed by people, who have no physical ability to chew any hard food.

 

Surely, there are much more benefits, which we could mention, but let’s skip them and more to the actual recipe of an applesauce. Read more about it in our next article.