Sunday , 22 April 2018

Kyra’s Kitchen: Just Say No To Bacteria

With summer well upon us – and barbecues, tailgates, picnics etc. being enjoyed in Texas heat – it is time to pay attention to food safety rules.

For some good advice, here is a link to a recent article from the Huffington Post: 

Food Safety: 11 Cooking Habits That Can Make You Sick


For a lesson in what NOT to do – here are some pictures of less than desirable food practices from our TSB staff – who shall remain nameless.


Remember dear readers, it is better to be careful than sick!

About the Author
McKinney resident Kyra Effren is a contributing writer for’s “Food” section.  She is a retired food stylist and contributing writer for the “Food” section of Dallas Morning News. In 1975, Effren opened Cours de Cuisine Cooking School in Dallas and in 1978, she was awarded The Commanderie des Cordon Bleu in France for her contributions to French cooking.   She has edited multiple cookbooks and served as recipe tester for a number of cookbooks including both of the Mansion on Turtle Creek cookbooks by Dean Fearing and baking books by Nick Malgieri.

Kyra welcomes any and all reader comments and suggestions.  What would you like to have for dinner?

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