Questions

My new apartment has a couple of tables/movable kitchen islands with wooden butcher-block tops. I've never used wooden cutting boards before. Are they sanitary? How do you clean them?
Dear Lynne, We are organizing our annual Thanksgiving buffet. My cousin is being a pain. She says we have to have hot plates to keep the turkey and my sausage stuffing hot. I think they are safe at room temperature for a couple of hours. Who is right?