Celebrated on September 13th
Kids learning how to cook doesn’t just help them when they’re younger, it gives them a lifelong advantage. 50 percent of kids who learn how to cook and cook at a young age will cook five meals a week as an adult—keeping the healthy lifestyle alive and consistently being in good shape, physically and probably financially since they won’t have to eat out for every meal.
Here are three ways to tell if eggs are fresh: 1. Hold in front of candle flame in dark room, and the center should look clear. 2. Place in basin of cold water, and they should sink. 3. Place large end to the cheek, and a warmth should be felt.
When selecting potatoes, look for spuds that are well-formed, smooth and firm. Potatoes shouldn’t have any discoloration, cracks or soft spots. 35% of the U.S. potato crop is turned into frozen french fries, 28% is used for fresh potatoes and 13% becomes chips and shoestrings.