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A food thermometer checking the cooking temperature of chicken.

How to Use a Food Thermometer

You can’t tell by looking if your food is done cooking. Using a food thermometer not only ensures your food is properly cooked to reduce the risk of harmful bacteria, but it also prevents overcooking. Check out this video for more information:

How to Use a Food Thermometer

You can't tell by looking if your food is done. Follow these steps to accurately use a food thermometer.

Posted by Living Well in the Panhandle on Tuesday, November 19, 2019

 

Sources:

IsItDoneYet.gov

Is It Done Yet – Brochure

Proper Thermometer Placement – USDA  placement

 

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