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Food Safety in the Summertime

For General Audiences

Barbecue and Food Safety | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Use these simple guidelines for grilling food safely.

Basics for Handling Food Safely | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Lists safe steps in food handling, cooking, and storage; includes a cold storage chart.

Be Smart. Keep Foods Apart. Don't Cross-Contaminate 
By following these simple steps, you can prevent cross-contamination and reduce the risk of foodborne illness.

The Big Thaw — Safe Defrosting Methods — for Consumers | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Learn about the three safe ways to defrost food: in the refrigerator, in cold water, and in the microwave.

"Check Your Steps" Children's Color Quiz (PDF Only)
Fill-in-the-blank and matching activity for kids.

Cleanliness Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness | PDF
By keeping everything clean that comes in contact with food, consumers can be assured they are helping to do their part to Fight BAC!®

Color of Meat and Poultry | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
What factors affect the color of meat and poultry? What do color changes mean in terms of food safety?

Cooking Safely in the Microwave Oven | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
This fact sheet lists the basics for safe microwave cooking or reheating.

Cutting Boards and Food Safety | PDF
To avoid cross-contamination, choose and maintain your cutting boards with food safety in mind.

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

Deep Fat Frying and Food Safety | PDF
Important guidelines to prevent deep fat frying injuries at home, and to ensure that food is cooked to a safe temperature.

Doneness Versus Safety | PDF | En Español | En Español PDF
Is "done" the same thing as "safe"? What does it mean to cook to proper temperature?

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S.T.A.R.S., South Texas Academic Rising Scholars bringing Tim McGraw

S.T.A.R.S., South Texas Academic Rising Scholars has announced another great event to raise funds for Scholarships. ...Join 97.5 KFTX Real Country for Tim McGraw on Thursday October 9th. Tickets go on sale this Friday July 25th. Keep it tuned to 97.5 for more information and your chance to win tickets.

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Join the Real Country Crew this Thursday from 11-1 pm at Whataburger at 4545 Violet Road

Join Country Boy Don Williams and the Real Country Crew this Thursday from 11 – 1pm at Whataburger at 4545 Violet Road. We’ll be hanging out with Hooks Players and Mascots and taking donations for Goodwill. Donate gently used clothing or household items to Goodwill and you’ll receive a pair of Hooks tickets, a Whataburger coupon, and a voucher for a free Hooks T-Shirt. You can also spin the Prize Wheel for great giveaways! Join us for more Real Country Fun with 97.5, Whataburger and the Hooks!

Little Joe's Barbeque located at 3714 FM 1069 between Aransas Pass and Ingleside

Little Joe's Barbeque located at 3714 FM 1069 between Aransas Pass and Ingleside is having a Brisket/Appetizer cook off on Saturday July 26th. No entry fee and prizes for 1st, 2nd, & 3rd place and presentation. Appetizer judging at 2pm and brisket judging at 5pm. Live remote with 97.5 KFTX "Country Boy Don Williams" from Noon-4, come spin the KFTX Prize wheel to WIN!

Little Joe's Barbeque located at 3714 FM 1069 between Aransas Pass and Ingleside

WWE Smackdown live at the American Bank Center Tuesday July 29th

WWE Smackdown live at the American Bank Center Tuesday July 29th. Tickets on sale now at American Bank Center Box Office and all Ticket Master outlets. Tune in to 97.5 KFTX Real Country for your chance to win tickets.

Miranda Lambert is coming to Corpus Christi Again!

Miranda Lambert is coming to the American Bank Center on Saturday September 13th! With Special Guest Justin Moore, Thomas Rhett and Jukebox Mafia. Tickets are on sale. You can purchase your tickets at the American Bank Center Box Office, Ticketmaster.com or any Ticket Master Outlet Location, or Call 1-800-745-3000.

 

Brush Country Cowboy Church

Workforce Roundup BBQ Lunch on Tuesdays

It's the Workforce Roundup! Enter your place of Business, Office, Ranch, Oilfield or where ever if is you earn your paycheck. Country Boy Don Williams will pick a winner on Monday and 97.50KFTX will deliver Delicious Barbeque from Little Joe's Barbeque on Tuesday to your business for up to 10 people. Enteryour Business at this link and enter your to win. More Real Country Fun and Prizes from your friends at 97.5 KFTX Real Country!

Join Bad Girl Kate from Noon til 4 pm on Saturday

Listen in to Bad Girl Kate on Saturday's from Noon till 4 pm for The Real Country Rally sponsored by Harley Davidson Motorcycles. Bad Girl Kate playin' an edgey blend of Texas and Country Music with a rockin' feel to it. Information on rallies, fundraisers and events for the loud n' proud Harley lifestyle.

Winners have two weeks to pick up winnings, AND you may win ONE Item PER CONTEST per month

Prize winners have TWO WEEKS from day of winning to pick up their prize, from On-Air and Rewards, otherwise it is taken out and rescheduled for give away. So please be prompt about picking up prizes. TICKETS WON BY KFTX LISTENERS MUST BE PICKED UP BY 5:30PM DAY OF SHOW AT THE KFTX STUDIO, UNLESS OTHERWISE SPECIFIED. IF THE EVENT IS SCHEDULED ON A WEEKEND, TICKETS MUST BE PICKED UP BY CLOSING (5:30PM) ON THE FRIDAY BEFORE. ANY TICKETS THAT ARE NOT CLAIMED BY THE WINNER WITHIN THIS TIME FRAME WILL BE FORFEITED FOR OTHER USE. NO EXCEPTIONS.

 

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