Preventing problems in the kitchen

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By Myra Burgess
Family Nutrition Program Assistant
Expanded Foods & Nutrition Program
Brunswick County Cooperative Extension

Cook with lids on to save energy, reduce splattering, and lessen the likelihood of spills.
Cover all liquids in the refrigerator to prevent spillage.
Cover marinating foods and place them in the refrigerator where it is less likely for bacteria to grow.
To prevent spills, replace weak or breakable containers, like flour bags, with plastic containers.
The Expanded Food and Nutrition Program (EFNEP) is a federally funded program offered to limited resource families with young children through the Cooperative Extension Service. The program focuses on helping families improve behaviors in dietary intake, nutrition and food safety practices.