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South Carolina Master Food Preserver Program

Are you looking for ways to contribute to your community in a way that strengthens food systems? Becoming a South Carolina Master Food Preserver enables opportunities to volunteer and contribute to the educational service that Clemson Cooperative Extension provides. As a Master Food Preserver, you will gain knowledge about preserving fresh produce and network with a great group of passionate...

National Sweet Tea Day

Iced tea has been on the menu since the 1870s. What made the iced tea novel wasn’t the tea but the ice, which was quite a luxury back then. Tea is rich in polyphenols, which are a type of...

Thawing Vacuum Packed Fish

Extra precaution should be used when thawing fish that has been vacuum packed and frozen. The aquatic environment in which fish live can be a reservoir for the bacteria Clostridium botulinum. When...

Refrigerator Spicy Pickled Quail Eggs

15 quail eggs 2 ¼ cups white vinegar (5%) 2 teaspoons chili pepper 1 teaspoon sugar in the raw ¼ teaspoon black pepper 2 ½ teaspoons sugar in the raw 3 teaspoons minced shallots ¼ teaspoon turmeric...

Is My Carton of Eggs Still Good?

Eggs stored in a refrigerator at 45 °F or below are safe to consume for up to 45 days after they are packed. After 45 days, the quality deterioration could make eggs susceptible to pathogenic growth...

Too Much Basil?

Basil (Ocimum basilicum) is one of my favorite culinary herbs. It’s relatively easy to grow and is available in many cultivars, some of which are quite decorative. A member of the mint family, it’s...

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...

National Women’s Health Week

Mother’s Day is the kickoff to National Women’s Health Week each year. The initiative encourages women and girls to make their health a priority. The CDC has found that women make up two...

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...

Health Extension for Diabetes

Even though a diabetes diagnosis might be intimidating, it is possible to live a normal and healthy life with diabetes, but learning proper diabetes management and beneficial lifestyle changes is...

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