Category: Tasty Bites

Pumpkin Pie Popcorn Mix with Raisins

Spice up your popcorn with this pumpkin pie popcorn mix. It’s delicious any time of year and a great healthy snack for kids and adults of all ages. For more ideas on healthy snacks checkout HGIC...

Healthy Tip – Holiday Food Safety

Did you know? How to avoid common pitfalls that can turn Holiday Meals into a foodborne illness disaster and how to handle leftovers safely? For more details see, HGIC 3566, Food Safety Pitfalls at...

Pecan Topped Pumpkin Bread

This Pecan Topped Pumpkin Bread is a must for your fall baking and pairs exceptionally well to any Thanksgiving menu! Want to give it an extra burst of sweetness? Then be sure to add those optional...

Reducing Food Waste at Home

Food waste and how to reduce it is a big topic with big implications. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) estimates that food waste each year totals 133 billion pounds which includes...

Healthy Tip – Cranberries

Did you know? The Cranberry is one of only three native North American fruits that was an important source of food long before the Pilgrims arrived. Native Americans, who referred to cranberries as...

Healthy Tip – Avocados

Did you Avocados are one of those nutrient dense foods that provide nearly 20 vitamins and minerals with relatively few calories. Archaeologists have found evidence of avocado consumption going back...

Healthy Tips – Halloween Safety

Did you know? On average, children are more than twice as likely to be hit by a car and killed on Halloween than on any other day of the year. Trick or Treaters should stay in a group and parents...

Healthy Tips – Pumpkins

It’s Pumpkin Season References to pumpkins date back many centuries. Native Americans dried strips of pumpkin and wove them into mats. They also roasted long strips of pumpkin on the open fire and...

Backyard Chickens & Their Eggs

Backyard chickens are trending in South Carolina, and they don’t just live in the country anymore. Plenty of city dwellers are carving out backyard space to raise chickens, and to great benefit....

Jamming at the Bloomsbury Inn

September 22nd I was honored to be a judge at the seventh Bloomsbury Jam-Off in historic Camden, SC held at the Bloomsbury Inn. I was accompanied by two judges, and we worked gingerly to narrow the...

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