Our favorite parts of BBQ Season are being outside with family and friends, and of course enjoying fantastic food. But undercooking meat or eating meat that wasn’t prepared properly can put a huge damper on a fun day. To ensure your meal is the best it can be, follow these tips from the Oakland County Health Division. Continue reading
Thanksgiving is fast approaching! Family, food and football all make the day a special one. Take a look at the list of tips we’ve gathered to help your day run smooth and safe.
Thaw the Turkey
- For every 4-5 lbs. of turkey, it takes 24 hours to thaw in the refrigerator.
- Cold water thawing takes about 30 minutes per pound.
- Microwave thaw – follow microwave manufacturers direction, cook immediately.
We know our Oakland County Trick-or-Treaters will find this very useful!
Fall celebrations like Halloween and Harvest Day are fun times for children, who can dress up in costumes, enjoy parties, and eat yummy treats. These celebrations also provide a chance to give out healthy snacks, get physical activity, and focus on safety.
Check out these tips to help make the festivities fun and safe for trick-or-treaters and party guests.
Thanksgiving is right around the corner and it’s a time for family fun, good food and maybe a Detroit Lions win? Don’t ruin a great day with a Thanksgiving mishap. Use these tips to help your day run smoothly: Continue reading
It’s football season in Oakland County and that means lots of friends, food, football, and fun! While having fun, throwing the old pigskin around, and connecting with friends and fans, it’s important to stay safe. Use these tips to avoid injuries and help make your day run a little smoother. Continue reading