What I ate for dinner…

My sister said people would be interested in this, I truly hope she’s right.

I have a secret… sometimes, I cook. I know, I claim to only know how to bake, but then I make things that look (and taste) pretty decent. So, today ladies and gentlemen, (assuming men read this blog), I present to you “What I ate for dinner”:

My DinnerGrilled Chicken with Quinoa Stir Fry

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Risky Business

Are you sure  you want to be eating that? Ever looked at something and thought… yeah, maybe I won’t be trying that today. Maybe it was the smelly oysters, maybe it was a piece of chicken that was dripping blood. In the end it doesn’t matter, because your intuition told you ” whatever you do, please do not put that in your mouth!”. But sometimes you eat a perfect looking meal and less than 6 hours later you and the toilet have become best friends. More often then not, there are no obvious signs telling you to put your fork down. Which to me, is what’s the scariest!

Ultimately, you want piece of mind. You should be able to know that you won’t have diarrhea or be vomiting from something you ate. So how does one stay safe and not conduct an epidemiological study of food borne diseases? You have to know the basics. Let’s start with something I think everyone should know.

What is the riskiest food item to eat? aka what has the highest probability of making you sick?

Is it a) chicken b) fruits & vegetables c) hamburgers or d) seafood…

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The Best Before Date

So what’s the deal with best before dates? Are they just a “suggestion”, or something that if ignored will cause you to have a new type of relationship with your toilet? My very good friend, wink wink nug nug… you know who you are, throws food out that are probably a week away from their best before date. While others I know will eat it a week after (unless there is mould). But who’s right?

Mouldy Cheese

Just cut those parts off, the rest is still good... right?

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