Watch this video and learn what is safe for your family.

There are potential risks in some cookware materials. Aluminum and Teflon-lined pots, and others can be  unhealthy, watch video. Stainless steel, available in different cookware is best.

Stainless steel.....
Mixing steel with chromium and nickel (18/8 stainless steel is 18% chromium and 8% nickel while 18/10 has 10% nickel) produces a corrosion resistant steel that is both hard wearing and easy to clean. Stainless steel cookware is considered one of the best and safest choices in cookware.

Copper exterior requires more care but imparts the utensil with copper’s excellent thermal properties. Stainless steel/copper cookware is considered among the best and safest choices in cookware.

Consider replacing your Teflon cookware.Do not overheat Teflon cookware – Nonstick coatings are a risk is if they are over-heated. This can happen if an empty pan is left on a burner. In this case, the fumes released can be irritating or hazardous. If you plan to continue using Teflon, only cook foods at low heat.


 

Do You Know What You're Cooking In?​

Washing Vegetables Properly

Outbreaks of e-coli in vegetables in Europe! Many of our vegetables are imported. Do you wash your vegetables and fruits properly?​

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