What Type of Oil Do You Use for a Cutting Board?

Answer On One Hand: Mineral Oil Is a Good ChoiceFood-grade mineral oil is inexpensive and safe for seasoning cutting boards, according to Wood Finish Supply, which recommends warming the oil first for bet... Read More »

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Which kind of cutting board is safest for cutting meat&poultry?

According to studies done at UC Davis, both plastic and wood cutting boards are safe, provided they are scrubbed with hot water and soap. In the case of scarring because of a sharp knife, wood actu... Read More »

Why bleach a cutting board after cutting raw chicken?

Raw chicken can contain harmful bacteria that is killed when cooked thoroughly. A cutting board that has been used to cut raw chicken can contaminate other food. Bleach disinfects cutting boards by... Read More »

What is the safest cutting board?

On One Hand: Wood or Non-porous Boards are OKThe United States Department of Agriculture Food Safety and Inspection Service says consumers may use either wood or non-porous cutting boards, such as ... Read More »

How do I season a new cutting board?

Use Mineral OilClean a new cutting board before seasoning it. Ensure the board is completely dry. Pour 1 to 2 tbsp. of mineral oil onto the cutting board. Wipe the oil into the board with a clean c... Read More »