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Advice for Holiday Cooks

Advice for Holiday Cooks

Whether you are a first-time cook or a seasoned pro, holiday cooking can be intimidating. This busy time of the year can come with its fair share of stressors– we don’t want cooking to be one of them!

Meal Planning Steps for Success

Meal Planning Steps for Success

Meal planning saves time and reduces stress at the end of a long day. It is also a great way to reduce food waste and make the healthy choice the easy choice. We’re revisiting a classic Food eTalk video, Tips for Planning Menus, to bring you our best meal planning blog yet! Keep reading for our steps to success.

5 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

5 Ways to Use Thanksgiving Leftovers

There is no denying that the holidays look different in 2020. Resources may be tighter than usual. Making a Thanksgiving meal may be hard this year.

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Food eTalk in 4 Easy Steps

Looking for ways to keep learning from the comfort of your home? Our eLearning modules are recognized nationally as being a sound source of nutrition and healthy lifestyle information.

Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

Farmer’s Market Shopping Tips

There are many benefits to shopping local, including supporting your local economy and accessing produce at the peak of freshness! However, shopping at a farmer’s market can sometimes be daunting, especially for first-time market-goers. Here are some tips for how to shop savvy at your next visit!

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

How do I blanch vegetables so they last longer?

Blanching is the process of boiling or steaming vegetables for a short period of time in order to stop the “aging” process of vegetables. [1] This method of quickly cooking vegetables inactivates the enzymes that break vegetables down over time.

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Making Sports Drinks At Home

Making Sports Drinks At Home

At some point you may have asked yourself, “Should I be drinking sports drinks when I exercise?” If you listen to commercial ads, you might think the answer is yes. Ads tell us we should all be drinking sports drinks no matter how much (or little) we exercise. That is not the full story.

Summer Nights At Home

Summer Nights At Home

This summer may look a little bit different than most, but that does not mean that it has to lose its spark. There are still plenty of activities for all ages that can be done right in the comfort of your home… or maybe in the backyard! Here is a list of ideas for the […]