- FIFO – This stands for “First In, First Out.” It means that the first item in will be the first one to go out. In food storage, it means that the oldest food is the food we always use first
- Freezer Burn – When frozen food gets discolored or damaged. Freezer Burned food often has ice crystals forming on it. It happens when food gets dehydrated because of the really dry conditions inside a freezer. It is best avoided by packaging food tightly in airtight containers.
- Parcook – Par-cooking is when you only partially cook something so you can finish cooking it later. This is great for meals that you prepare ahead of time but will need to re-heat right before eating. It’s also the best practice for preparing foods that you freeze for long-term food storage and will re-heat or finish cooking right before eating.
- Pasty Butt – When a chick gets poop built up on its rectum. This can get bad enough that the chick can no longer poop which can lead to death.