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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

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 soda ½...

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...

National Soup Month

It may be cold outside, but you can help take the chill out of winter with a warm bowl of your favorite soup to enjoy with your family and friends. January is National Soup Month and is a great time...

National Sandwich Month

You may be home quarantining or working from home; however, that does not necessarily mean you desire to cook three meals a day with breakfast, lunch, and dinner. August is National Sandwich Month,...

Freezing Basics

Freezing is one of the simplest and least time-consuming ways to preserve foods at home. Freezing does not sterilize food; the extreme cold simply retards growth of microorganisms and slows down...

National Grilling Month

Summer, summer, summertime! Summer is the time to be outdoors, gathering with friends and family enjoying nature, and let’s not forget, food. July is the griller’s favorite time of year. Time to...

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