Kitchen Safety

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Basic Rules of Kitchen Safety

Cooking is fun, but kitchen safety is a priority. Think about it: Knives! Fire! Bacteria! Observing basic rules of kitchen safety is a good habit to develop. Always pay attention to what you’re doing in [more…]

How to Put Out Kitchen Fires

When a fire starts in the kitchen, you need to act fast to keep the fire from getting out of control. But how you act depends on what kind of fire you have and where it is. Follow these instructions for [more…]

Signs of Spoiled Canned Food

Whether you can food yourself or buy it canned, canned food has the potential to spoil. To avoid making yourself sick with canned foods that have spoiled, watch out for these signs of a spoiled product [more…]

How to Use Kitchen Knives Safely

Knives can cut you, whether they’re super sharp or very dull. Very sharp knives can easily cut skin, and dull knives can slip, putting you at risk for losing control and getting cut. You can prevent kitchen [more…]

How to Prevent Kitchen Fires

You can do a lot to prevent kitchen fires. Although you can’t remove every possible source of a kitchen fire, you can minimize fire risks by removing hazards and maintaining your kitchen. Follow these [more…]

How to Declutter Kitchen Countertops

Countertops are the most overlooked item in many kitchens. The counter is where you set out and prepare food (often on a cutting board), stack plates, put appliances, and lose car keys amid the clutter [more…]

How to Prevent Kitchen Burns

Kitchen burns can happen very easily — while taking a hot pan from the oven or draining boiled pasta, for example. Prevent kitchen burns by making these safety precautions a habit: [more…]

How to Make an Existing Cooking Area Efficient

Not remodeling? You can still make your existing cooking area more efficient by assessing the space and your movement. A well-designed cooking area is efficient and makes cooking easier and more pleasurable [more…]

Lighting Your Cooking Areas

Proper lighting in the cooking areas can help you work quickly and accurately; insufficient lighting can make cooking troublesome and conducive to accidents. You want your kitchen well lit — the stove [more…]

Cleaning While You Cook

Clean up while you cook. Cleaning while you cook may seem like an obvious tip, but not everyone does it. Some people can make a tuna salad sandwich and instead of cleaning while they work, they leave the [more…]

Ten Tips for Handling Food Truck Health Inspections

Although it may be tempting to put off certain repairs to your food truck or overlook a few minor health violations in hopes that the health inspector won’t pay you a visit in the near future, a better [more…]

Tips for Protecting Your Food Truck's Staff

Even though the space your food truck and commercial kitchen takes up is minimal compared to many restaurants, the same types of injuries take place. Knowing how to avoid these injuries can help you prevent [more…]

Keep Your Food Truck Comfortable in All Temperatures

The part of the country that you call home determines the typical conditions you’ll find to be the norm in your food truck. During the winter months in northern cities, your kitchen will help you and you [more…]

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