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Tips for a safe Thanksgiving

(article, Culinate staff)

If you're feeling anxious about the cooking marathon of Thanksgiving, spend a few minutes brushing up your food-safety knowledge before hitting the kitchen. Check out the Environmental Working Group's non-toxic kitchen tips for the holiday, for example, as well as the USDA's comprehensive list of food-safety reminders. (Kudos to the feds, too, for offering all the info en espaƱol as well as English.) And if you're desperate on the day itself, you can always try one of the many help-me-please! hotlines around the country offering how-to answers.