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Shop and Save - Summer Squash

Summer squash are usually available year round, but are freshest and less expensive from July through August.

Aug 14
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Store Well and Waste Less - Summer Squash

Wash summer squash just before using. Rub the skin gently under cool running water.

Store in the refrigerator in an open plastic or paper bag to keep dry. For best quality use within 3 to 4 days.

Aug 14
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Kids Can - Summer Squash

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

wash produce under cool running water.

measure ingredients and stir them together.

grate summer squash with a box grater.

Aug 14
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Kids Can - Bell Peppers

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likley to try it. Show kids how to:

wash and clean peppers. measure and mix ingreidents.  assemble bell pepper nachos.
Jul 01
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Beets

Beets should be round and firm with smooth skins and a deep color. If the greens are attached and you plan to use them, they should be green and fresh, not wilted. Small to medium sized beets (up to 21⁄2 inches across) have better flavor.
May 05
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Types of Beets

Beets are packed with nutirents, inlcluding fiber, iron, folate, potassium and antioxidants. 

Types of beets:

White beets Red beets  Chiogga beets  Golden beets 

 

May 05
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Store Well and Waste Less - Beets

You can use beet greens raw in salads or cooked as a side dish. Remove leaves from beets, if still attached, and store separately in an open bag. Use within 2-3 days.
May 05
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Kids Can - Beets

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it. Show kids how to:

safely handle sharp lids when opening cans. fill a blender part way and be sure the lid is on tight. 
May 05
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Salmon

Choose fresh salmon with a mild, ocean like smell. The flesh and skin should be moist, firm and bright.  Frozen salmon is often flash-frozen and vacuum packed soon after harvest to lock in flavor and texture.
Apr 01
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene
Apr 01
2020
 Posted by: anniekeene

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