The summer solstice has come and gone, leaving in its wake longer days and their joys.
Swimming. Visiting local parks. Reading at the beach. Wowing guests with your grilling abilities, or passing these valuable skills on to someone else.
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Two gourmets sit at home and drink their coffee. It's the same brand they have been drinking every day for the past two years. "What will we have for lunch today," one wonders aloud while gazing out the window. They realize they have been alternating ... READ MORE
As the holidays descend upon us, so do all of the related stressors. One big, ever-present concern around this time of year involves food. Perhaps you have overheard these questions while out and about at the grocery store, or asked them yourself.
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With Thanksgiving fast approaching, so too comes Small Business Saturday. Similar to Black Friday, Small Business Saturday takes place the very next day, intended as a day to shop local after the initial rush of Black Friday sales. In 2021, ... READ MORE
One feature of the Farm to School (F2S) program is the purchase of food from local farms for cafeteria service. Florida's climate and year-round production provide opportunities to expand F2S. These conditions introduce exciting ... READ MORE
Since the pandemic began, many people have taken up gardening, tested new and exciting recipes, or tried their hand at baking. Perhaps someone you know has considered sharing or selling the fruits of their labor. UF/IFAS and EDIS offer resources ... READ MORE
Meat with an abundance of connective tissue presents a certain challenge to cooks who want to make it more tender while still properly eliminating pathogens that cause foodborne illness. Sous vide cookery provides precise temperature control ... READ MORE
Anyone who keeps birds, whether as pets or as production animals, should be aware that certain avian diseases can be transmitted to humans. The seriousness of the disease in humans varies with human hosts' age, overall health, and immune status ... READ MORE
FY1462 is the Spanish language version of FY620, Disaster Planning Tips for Older Adults. This 4-page publication offers an abundance of information pertaining to water storage and use, food, first aid, important papers, electronics, medical ... READ MORE
Ingesting foods contaminated with Bacillus cereus bacteria can lead to nausea, vomiting, abdominal cramps, and diarrhea. Though B. cereus is commonly found in many types of fresh and processed foods, proper cooking, handling, and storage can ... READ MORE