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  •  Cook the squid well (1+ / 0-)
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    G2geek

    Be careful handling meat was wash surfaces and your hands well. Bacteria die when exposed to high heat.

    Be ashamed to die until you have won some victory for humanity. Horace Mann (and btw, the bike in kayakbiker is a bicycle)

    by Kayakbiker on Wed Jun 11, 2014 at 10:08:23 PM PDT

    •  Most bacteria die when exposed to high (0+ / 0-)

      heat.  However some of them, including some very nasty ones, require both high heat and high pressure plus steam.  As in being thoroughly saturated with 250 degree steam for 20 minutes.  Merely heating it to 165 or so won't help with those as not only is it not hot enough but it is a dry heat.

      You have watched Faux News, now lose 2d10 SAN.

      by Throw The Bums Out on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 01:44:56 AM PDT

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      •  Okaaay..going vegetarian! (2+ / 0-)
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        flowerfarmer, blueoasis

        And before anyone tells me there is antibiotics in milk and eggs, remember, I'm Canadian and we don't put that crap in our farm animals.

        A fo ben, bid bont. - Welsh proverb. ( translation: If you want to be a leader, be a bridge.)

        by Gwennedd on Thu Jun 12, 2014 at 03:59:07 AM PDT

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