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Store Well Waste Less - Corn

❁ Refrigerate fresh corn in the husk when possible. Although corn is best when eaten soon after picking, newer varieties keep their flavor and texture for up to a week or longer.

Aug 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Types of Corn

Sweet corn - sweeter and less starchy than field corn. Sweet corn is available fresh, frozen or canned and can be yellow, white or bicolor (a mix of yellow and white kernels on the same cob).

Aug 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene

Shop and Save - Corn

❁ Fresh corn has the best flavor and the lowest price when it is in season during the summer in your local area.

❁ Farm stands and farmers markets usually have corn that was picked that day. Corn is usually best when eaten shortly after picking.

Aug 01
2019
 Posted by: anniekeene
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Kids Can! - Grapes

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

❁ rinse grapes under cool running water. 

❁ cut grapes in half or smaller to reduce the chance of choking.

Jul 01
2019
 Posted by: SarahShort
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Store Well Waste Less - Grapes

■ Leave grapes on the stem but remove any grapes that are shriveled, brown, or moldy. 

Jul 01
2019
 Posted by: SarahShort
Raisins

Storing Raisins

❁ Depending on the variety of grape, raisins (dried grapes) become dark brown or golden.

❁ Look for tightly-sealed containers or covered bulk bins. Raisins should feel soft and pliable.

❁ Store raisins in an airtight container in a cool, dry, dark place.

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Jul 01
2019
 Posted by: SarahShort
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Shop and Save - Grapes

❁ For eating fresh, choose table grapes. They have thinner skins and are sweet and juicy. Grapes grown for juice or wine have thicker skins and much more sugar.

❁ Look for firm, plump grapes that are firmly attached to green, flexible stems.

Jul 01
2019
 Posted by: SarahShort
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Kids Can - Milk

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

❁ pour milk into glasses to drink with a meal.

❁ shake or blend a smoothie.

❁ stir milk into pudding mix and add fruit.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Milk - Store Well Waste Less

■ Keep fresh milk refrigerated as much as possible - as soon as you take it home and right after each use.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Types of Milk

Fat-free, 1%, 2% and whole milk have increasing amounts of fat and calories but the same nutrients

including protein, calcium, potassium, phosphorus and vitamins A, D, B2, B3 and B12.

Jun 01
2019
 Posted by: lundeenh

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