Area schools note lunch menus for week of Dec. 5 |

Area schools note lunch menus for week of Dec.  5 |

Area schools have announced the following lunch menus for the week of Dec. 5. All menus are subject to change due to food availability. Clearfield Area School District Available at both schools each day are assorted fresh vegetables, assorted fresh and canned fruit, and milk. Elementary school menu: Alternate choices available most days are deli … Read more

Enjoy holiday treats with moderation in mind

I had the opportunity to take part in a holiday tradition in another state. All the downtown stores with many locally made products stayed open late. They had special sales to launch the holiday season. I was looking forward to the evening. The stores offered treats including cookies, candy, cocoa and apple cider. As fate … Read more

Eggs are versatile, good source of protein, and affordable

Our November classes took a little different turn. We focused on eggs. Along the way, we discussed some common errors made in cooking them. The first was not using proper temperature eggs. Most uses of eggs in cooking are better with eggs at room temperature. Another often seen problem is cracking the eggs on the … Read more

Food in Brief: 11/26/2022 | Food

Call for volunteers LELAND — 5 Loaves 2 Fish seeks volunteers to wash dishes from 2-5 pm Mondays and Thursdays at Leland Community United Methodist Church. Email 5loaves2fishnmi@gmail.com to get involved. NWS event TRAVERSE CITY — White House Photographer Pete Souza speaks at 7 pm Dec. 1 at Traverse City West High School. The National … Read more

Area schools note lunch menus for week of Nov. 28 | News

Area schools have announced the following lunch menus for the week of Nov. 28. All menus are subject to change due to food availability. Clearfield Area School District Available at both schools each day are assorted fresh vegetables, assorted fresh and canned fruit, and milk. Elementary school menu: Alternate choices available most days are ham … Read more

Alternative winter feeding with limited forage | livestock

Hay prices and availability will be among the most significant challenges cattle raisers will face this winter. Mary Drewnoski, beef systems specialist at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, presented on this topic during a recent webinar through Oklahoma State University. To properly meet cow nutrient needs, producers must understand the quality of their forage and how … Read more

All the Flavor, Better Health: Holiday Dinner Ingredient Swaps That Work | Health

WEDNESDAY, Nov. 23, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Holiday meals offer an opportunity to indulge in some favorite foods. Now for those who want to enjoy healthier versions of these holiday treats, a registered dietitian from Baylor College of Medicine in Houston offers some easy suggestions. Veggies can help with the post-meal fatigue you usually feel … Read more

Home canning is still popular in the Waco area after the pandemic bump

AgriLife Extension Agent Colleen Foleen and her husband were driving down a road 42 years ago in Washington when they came across a man selling big cases of cherries. They couldn’t resist. “We bought a big case of cherries and we’re thinking, ‘Well, what the heck are we going to do with all these cherries?’ … Read more

MEDICAL COLUMN: Healthy eating during the holidays when you or a loved one has cancer | Columnists

The holiday season is quickly approaching and food is often at the center of celebrations. While many look forward to tables covered in extravagant main courses, sweet desserts, and festive drinks, these gatherings can be challenging for those who are fighting cancer. With so many rich and calorie-filled foods on the table, is it possible … Read more

The Global Chef: It’s always time for potatoes | Food

November is potato time, but Spanish cooks would say it’s always time for potatoes. Potatoes are varied (white, pink, yellow, purple, starchy/floury and waxy), satisfying and play well with other foods from plain butter to cheese, chillies, beans, crisp bacon, ham and beyond. Potatoes originated in the Peruvian Andes and came from the New World … Read more