Like Goldilock’s porridge, it’s important to cook meat and poultry until it’s just right. If it’s overcooked, it’s too dry and tasteless; if it’s undercooked, it may be a health hazard. The best way to check for perfect doneness is to use an instant-read meat thermometer. Cook meat and poultry to the following internal temperatures unless otherwise specified by recipe.
For more help or information, contact the ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen Answer Line.