Recovering From a Power Outage

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With winter on its way and storms and wind coming through the state, it is important to know how to deal with the effects that they can have, for example, power outages. Safe Plates provided an informational PDF with lists of foods that you can keep or should throw out in an event of a power outage in your area.

Recovering From A Power Outage: Frozen and Refrigerated Food (Opens in a new tab)

Some quick tips that they provided in their file are as follows:

  • Keep refrigerator and freezer doors closed as much as possible to maintain the cold temperature
  • Place a fridge thermometer in your refrigerated and freezer
  • Use a tip-sensitive digital thermometer to check temperatures of refrigerated and frozen foods
  • Have items that don’t require refrigeration and can be eaten at room temperature or heated on an outdoor grill