Nutrition Q & A
Is it OK to Partially Cook Food at Home so it Grills Faster at a Tailgate Party?
No. Partially cooking meat or poultry ahead of time should only be done if the food goes immediately from the microwave or stove to the hot grill. Partial cooking of food without cooking it to a safe temperature allows harmful bacteria to survive and multiply. Once meat or poultry starts cooking, continue cooking until it reaches a safe temperature. Check temperature with a food thermometer.
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