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:

 

Sources:

IsItDoneYet.gov

Is It Done Yet – Brochure

Proper Thermometer Placement – USDA  placement

 

Kendra Zamojski

Kendra Zamojski is a Regional Specialized Agentin Family and Consumer Sciences covering the Northwest District.

Kendra Zamojski
Family and Consumer Sciences Agent III
Northwest District
University of Florida/IFAS Extension
North Florida Research and Education Center
155 Research Road, Quincy, FL
Office:850-875-7135
hughson@ufl.edu

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