Health Tip: Cooking With Eggs02/11/14
(HealthDay News) -- Raw eggs can harbor germs that can make you
sick, so it's important to make sure any egg dishes are thoroughly
The U.S. Food Safety Inspection Service offers these egg-cooking
- Make sure all egg mixtures and dishes, including quiches and
casseroles, are cooked to at least 160 degrees Fahrenheit.
- Do not make frosting or desserts from recipes that involve
uncooked eggs or egg ingredients.
- Bake pies topped with meringue at 350 degrees Fahrenheit for
about 15 minutes.
- Reheat egg dishes to at least 165 degrees Fahrenheit. Promptly
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