D's Family Kitchen

Family~Food~Friends~Love

(936) 666-2917

One-Stop Catering & Services experience personalized just for YOU!! We bring your ideal event to life at D's Family Kitchen!

Important Food Safety & Recalls


HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS

The Two-Hour Rule
Foods should not sit at room temperature for more than two hours. Keep track of how long foods have been sitting on the buffet table and discard anything there two hours or more.

Keep Hot Foods HOT And Cold Foods COLD
Hot foods should be held at 140 °F or warmer. On the buffet table you can keep hot foods hot with chafing dishes, slow cookers, and warming trays. Cold foods should be held at 40 °F or colder. Keep foods cold by nesting dishes in bowls of ice. Otherwise, use small serving trays and replace them.

Cook Thoroughly
If you are cooking foods ahead of time for your party, be sure to cook foods thoroughly to safe minimum internal temperatures.

  • Cook all raw beef, pork, lamb and veal steaks, chops, and roasts to a minimum internal temperature of 145 °F as measured with a food thermometer before removing meat from the heat source. For safety and quality, allow meat to rest for at least three minutes before carving or consuming. For personal preference, you may choose to cook meat to higher temperatures.

  • Cook all raw ground beef, pork, lamb, and veal to an internal temperature of 160 °F as measured with a food thermometer.

  • Cook all poultry to a safe minimum internal temperature of 165 °F as measured with a food thermometer.

"Danger Zone" (40 °F - 140 °F)
Leaving food too long in the temperature "danger zone" causes foodborne bacteria to grow to levels that can cause illness.

D's Family Kitchen
Family~Food~Friends~Love!

D's Family Kitchen caters to the Houston area at this time.  We are looking to deliver via mail in the future, except D's Versatile Caramel (shop & select shipping for delivery via mail).  We will post under the News section in Chef D Allen's Blog when this new service is available.  **Minimum of five (5) items with per person orders. Unless otherwise noted and for food allergies/special requests.  Discuss with D's Family Kitchen staff.**

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