Author: Faith C Isreal

National Ice Cream Day

I scream, you scream, we all scream for Ice Cream! July is National Ice Cream Month, including National Ice Cream Day, which is always on the third Sunday of July. This year we’re celebrating on...

National Brown Bag-It Day

Bringing your lunch is a sure way to save money on eating out during the work week, and it’s also a great way to know what you’re putting in your body. You can always pack the classic peanut butter...

Food Safety for Camping

Keeping food safe on your next adventure is crucial to protecting yourself, your family, and your friends from foodborne illnesses. Follow these easy food safety recommendations for properly...

National Oatmeal Cookie Day

It’s Oatmeal Cookie Day! Oatmeal cookies have been around for years. Although our modern-day version is much sweeter, oatcakes and oatmeal cookies share many of the same ingredients, including...

National Apple and Cranberry Month

October has rolled in, and with it comes National Apple and Cranberry Month. At this time of year, you may see more and more recipes prepared with apples or cranberries. Apples and cranberries can...

Praline Apple Bread

Ingredients 1 ½ cup chopped pecans, divided 8 ounces sour cream 1 cup granulated sugar 2 large eggs 1 tablespoon vanilla extract 2 cups all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder ½ teaspoon baking...

Food Safety Education Month

September is National Food Safety Education Month and serves as a great reminder to all consumers of the importance of preventing food poisoning. Everyone is at potential risk for a foodborne...

Safe Handling of Sausages & Hot Dogs

Selecting the Best Sausage There are so many varieties of sausages! How long can you store them—and where? Are they fully cooked or not? The following background information will answer these...

Leafy Green Basics

Buying & Storing Greens When selecting greens for cooking, remember they cook down considerably, by one-quarter or more, from their original volume. Wrap fresh greens in damp paper toweling,...

National Strawberry Month

Bright and tasty is what the month of May represents. Sunny skies bring in National Strawberry Month. A time of year where this sweet red fruit is in season and is used within many recipes from...

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