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EXPIRATION DATES:  SHOULD YOU PAY ATTENTION?

EXPIRATION DATES: SHOULD YOU PAY ATTENTION?

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Posted: November 1, 2010

The dates on food labels can be confusing. The truth is, they often have nothing to do with food safety. Here’s what you really need to know. You’ve assembled everything you need for the perfect […]

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SLOW COOKER COUNTRY STYLE RIBS

SLOW COOKER COUNTRY STYLE RIBS

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Posted: October 29, 2010

This slow cooker method for making country style ribs is so easy.  If you like ribs, you will love this recipe! Put this recipe on your menu, it’s definitely a keeper. 3 – 4 lbs. […]

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PROPER TABLE SETTINGS

PROPER TABLE SETTINGS

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Posted: October 28, 2010

Thanksgiving and the holidays are just around the corner.  Whether we serve our food in a formal fashion, eat off paper plates, or lay out a buffet, you might find something here that will help you […]

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FOOD SAFETY HANDLING

FOOD SAFETY HANDLING

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Posted: October 27, 2010

  Be Smart. Keep Foods Apart. Don’t Cross-Contaminate. Cross-contamination is the transfer of harmful bacteria to food from other foods, cutting boards, utensils, etc., if they are not handled properly. This is especially true when […]

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YELLOW CAKE WITH PENUCHE FROSTING

YELLOW CAKE WITH PENUCHE FROSTING

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Posted: October 25, 2010

This is a great cake and the caramel penuche frosting just makes it so good!  I have made this cake for years and it never lasts long. 1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened 1 1/4 […]

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EVER WONDER ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S PORTION SIZES???

EVER WONDER ABOUT YOUR CHILD’S PORTION SIZES???

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Posted: October 15, 2010

How to Set Food Portion Sizes for Young Children By Jerrie Derose. eHow Contributor There are guidelines for setting serving portions for children . Children always ask for larger portions, second or even third helpings of […]

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HOW TO UNDERSTAND FOOD LABELS – HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS

HOW TO UNDERSTAND FOOD LABELS – HOW TO READ FOOD LABELS

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Posted: October 13, 2010

Health claims on food packages can be confusing, and it’s sometimes hard to reconcile the information of the front of the package with what’s on the nutrition facts panel on the back of the package. […]

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BANANA, BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

BANANA, BLUEBERRY BUTTERMILK PANCAKES

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Posted: October 10, 2010

Smother these banana, blueberry buttermilk pancakes with your favorite syrup, honey or sorghum and you have a wonderful breakfast treat for children and adults, too. 2 ripe bananas, chopped 1/2 cup blueberries, fresh or frozen […]

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