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Herbs and Spices Monthly Page 2

Kids Can - Herbs and Spices

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

Show kids how to:

❁ measure and mix ingredients together.

❁ wash and cut up fruits and vegetables for dipping.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Fresh Herbs in a Bowl

Herbs and Spices - Fresh or dried?

Both fresh and dried herbs add flavor. Adjust amounts to your taste.

Most Herbs:

3 teaspoons fresh = 1 teaspoon dried

Garlic:

1 clove fresh = ¼ teaspoon garlic powder

Ginger:

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Herbs and Spices - Store Well Waste Less

■ Store dried herbs and spices in a cool, dark location away from direct heat or sunlight. Keep containers tightly closed.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Herbs and Spices Monthly

Herbs and Spices - Shop and Save

❁ In bulk foods, you can buy a small amount to use while the flavor is strongest. Or try something new.

❁ Check for a “BEST by” date on packaged spices and herbs. They are still safe after the date but the flavor will be weaker.

Apr 17
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Pork Monthly Page 2
Mar 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Store Well Waste Less Pork

Pork - Store Well Waste Less

Refrigerate fresh pork and cook or freeze within 3 to 5 days. Keep tightly wrapped to prevent drying.
Mar 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Pork - Keep It Safe!

Follow these guidelines when handling meat:

Clean: Wash hands, utensils and surfaces often with hot soapy water.

Separate: Keep raw meat and juices from contacting other raw or cooked foods.

Mar 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
Pork Monthly

Pork - Shop and Save

Pork costs less than most other meats. Look for a “BEST if used by” date on the package. The leanest cuts of pork include tenderloin and loin or rib chops and roasts. Look for ground pork that is at least 85% lean.
Mar 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

Onions - Shop and Save

❁ Choose whole onions that are firm and heavy for their size, and have no scent. Look for a dry, papery outer skin. Avoid cut, bruised or sprouting onions.

Feb 01
2019
 Posted by: t.wheeler
Onion Food Hero Monthly

Onions - No Tears!

No Tears!

✿ Chill onions before chopping - 30 minutes in the refrigerator or 10 minutes in the freezer.

✿ Use a very sharp knife.

✿ Start cutting at the stem end.

 

Feb 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

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