Giving Tuesday


Giving Tuesday

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Kitchen Safety: Grease Fires

Grease fires happens when your cooking oil becomes too hot. When heating, oils first start to boil, then they’ll start smoking, and then they’ll catch on fire. Most vegetable oils have a smoking point around 450°F, while animal fats like lard or goose fat will start smoking around 375°F. continue reading →


Cooking Safety

Cooking is often a relaxing and fun task that brings family and friends together, and it provides a great way to showcase your creativity and love of good food. But cooking is also the number one cause of home fires and home injuries. Being mindful while you cook, however, can go a long way to helping prevent these fires. continue reading →


Expect the Unexpected this Thanksgiving

A Press Release from the NJ State Police.

West Trenton, N.J. – You are on your way to your Thanksgiving feast and you can almost smell the turkey. The kids are behaving in the back seat and it’s only a half-hour trip. You wish you had time to stop and fill up your tank, but you are already running late. The holiday traffic is heavy, but Wednesday’s storm have left the roads passable. It’s going to be a good day—until you see all lanes stopped ahead of you. Two hours later, you’re out of gas, the kids are crying and your cell phone is dead.
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Turkey Fryer Safety

The delicious deep-fried turkey has quickly grown in popularity but safety experts are concerned that backyard chefs may be sacrificing fire safety for good taste. Please take a moment to review these hazards and safety tips regarding turkey fryers.
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