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Adjusting for Elevation When Preparing Foods in an Electric Pressure Cooker

Colorado State University (CSU) Extension tested various foods and recipes using electric pressure cookers at elevations between 3,000 and 10,000 feet above sea level in 2019 and 2020. General guidelines for cooking at higher elevations were developed but variations among brands, makes and models of cookers may impact results. The […]

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Safe Cooking Temperatures

Measuring food temperatures is critical to ensure best results with your cooking efforts. Undercooking food poses a safety risk and overcooking food can negatively affect nutrition and taste. Use a food thermometer and follow these temperature guidelines for food safety and quality. Use a Food Thermometer Visual signs are not […]


Prepping Your Kitchen for the Holidays

This holiday season, prepare your kitchen ahead of time to keep things running smoothly and safely. Clean it! Start off with a ‘clean slate’ by cleaning and sanitizing commonly used surfaces like countertops and cutting boards. These should all be cleaned both before and after use. Wipe refrigerator shelves, handles, […]