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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 […]


Plan Ahead for Successful Holiday Meals

Use a thermometer to be confident the turkey is done! For safety and doneness, the turkey’s internal temperature should be checked with a food thermometer. The temperature of the turkey and the center of the stuffing must reach a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F. Check the temperature in […]