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Can of Tuna
Oct 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Tuna- Store Well Waste Less

■ Store unopened cans of tuna in a cool, dry place. Discard cans that show leakage, bulges, or rust.

■ Check the ‘Best By’ date on the cans or pouches and use before the date for best quality. 

Oct 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can- Tuna

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

Show kids how to:

❁ wipe off can lids before opening.

❁ use a can opener and safely handle sharp edges.

❁ mix ingredients together.

Oct 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
Pear Food Hero Monthly

Pears- Shop and Save

❁ Choose firm pears without cuts or bruises. Pears nick and bruise very easily, so handle with care.

❁ Pears are picked when mature but ripen at room temperature for best texture and taste.

Sep 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Types of Pears

Bartlett - classic pear shape. Soft, juicy and very sweet. Red or green to yellow skin. Bosc - slender pear shape. Crisp and sweet. feels more firm when pressed. Brown skin with green to yellow undertones.
Sep 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Pears- Store Well Waste Less

■ Ripen pears at room temperature. Press gently near the stem. If the neck feels soft, the pear is ready to eat.

■ Once pears are ripe, use within 3 to 5 days or refrigerate to keep them longer.

Sep 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can- Pears

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

Show kids how to:

❁ wash pears under cool running water.

❁ safely use a can opener.

Sep 01
2017
 Posted by: lundeenh
Watermelon Food Hero Monthly

Kids Can - Watermelon!

❁ Watermelon is a classic summer treat. Just slice into triangles and eat.

❁ Cut into bite-size pieces and add to fruit salads.

❁ Freeze chunks of watermelon to use as edible ice cubes in water, lemonade or iced tea.

 

Aug 01
2017
 Posted by: dana.bean
Store Well Waste Less Watermelon

Watermelon - Store Well Waste Less

■ Whole melons can be kept at room temperature for 7 to 10 days. They ripen only slightly after picking and begin to lose flavor and texture with longer storage. Refrigerate just before eating if desired.

■ Wash under cool running water before cutting.

Aug 01
2017
 Posted by: dana.bean
Watermelon

Types of Watermelon

There are several hundred varieties of watermelon.

❁ Seeded watermelon are round to oblong and weigh from 15 to 45 pounds. The flesh is generally red with black seeds.

Aug 01
2017
 Posted by: dana.bean

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