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Monday, August 14th, 2017

Love peaches?  Well, now is the time to get to your local farmer’s market and take advantage of this juicy, sweet, summer fruit.  Many supermarkets are also carrying local peaches at great  Read More

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Monday, August 7th, 2017

Most of us get our fill of zucchini during the summer months as it’s so plentiful.  If you’ve planted some in your garden, you know that many times you’re trying to figure out ways to use  Read More

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Monday, July 31st, 2017

We’re officially into the “dog days” of summer, so when it’s hot there’s nothing quite like a cold glass of lemonade to help cool you cool down on a hot day.  But wait …don’t reach for the pre-made mix  Read More

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Monday, July 24th, 2017

Cole slaw is a popular side dish this time of year, but the traditional recipe (shredded cabbage and carrot, mayonnaise, vinegar, sugar and spices) tends to be higher in fat and calories.  What’s great  Read More

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Friday, July 21st, 2017
 

Q. Can you freeze green onions for later use?

 

A. Yes, green onions or scallions can be frozen and without blanching.  After thawing, they will not be crisp and may be slightly tough.  Freezing, however, will intensify the flavor.

 
 
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Thursday, July 20th, 2017
 

Q. what are the daily requirements for fruit, vegetables and carbs?

 

A. According to the USDA, fill half your plate with fruits and veggies at every meal to meet  Read More

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