Clean Kitchen Tips

Culinary Caution

Claire Robinson, host of The Food Network Challenge and Five Ingredient Fix, offers simple kitchen safety tips!

Kitchen Inspection
Research shows that one in seven home kitchens would flunk a typical restaurant health inspection. Dr. Jonathan Fielding, director of public health for Los Angeles County, inspects a home kitchen. Does it make the grade?

Clean Kitchen Tips• Keep the refrigerator at 41 degrees Fahrenheit to prevent bacterial proliferation.
Drip-prone products like meat, poultry and raw fish should go on bottom shelves. Wash your hands immediately after touching raw meats.
Use separate cutting boards for meats, vegetables and breads to avoid cross-contamination.

Non-Toxic Defense Against Germs

Parents try to keep their homes germ-free to fight colds and flu but may be concerned about using toxic chemicals to clean. OB/GYN Dr. Lisa Masterson shares tips for sanitizing your home using non-toxic products.

See how to make homemade antibacterial wipes!