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Cooking Basics: Kitchen Tips & More!

Cooking Basics

Spending more time in the kitchen? Need to brush up on cooking skills? Here is a series of fact sheets that will help you in the kitchen with preparing safe, tasty meals and prevent food waste. 

The Well-Stocked Kitchen: Pantry and Non-Refrigerated Foods link to order or download pdf

The Well-Stocked Kitchen: Refrigerated and Frozen Foods link to order or download pdf

Cooking Basics: Measuring Tools and How to Use Them link to order or download pdf

Cooking Basics: Basic Cooking Terms link to order or download pdf

Cooking Basics: Making a Meal from What's On Hand link to order or download pdf

Cooking Basics: Reducing a Recipe link to order or download pdf. This fact sheet also has cooking equivalents, safe minimum internal temperatures and kitchen tool substitutions. 

At Home Safe Food Handling: It's in Your Hands link to order or download pdf

Food Product Dating: What Do Those Dates Mean? link to order or download pdf

Ingredient Substitutions link to order or download pdf 

Safe Food Storage: The Cupboard link to order or download pdf

Safe Food Storage: The Refrigerator and Freezer link to order or download pdf

Seasoning with Spices and Herbs  link to order or download pdf

Tips for Storing Fresh Produce link to order or download pdf

Buying Guide for Kansas-Grown Fruits and Vegetables link to order or download pdf

Time Saving Cooking Techniques (website)
Cooking For One or Two (website)
Easy, Tasty, Healthy: Simple Ingredient Substitutions for Your Recipes