With hurricane season well under way, it’s important to remember to plan ahead. When it comes to food, you want to be sure that it is stored safely in the event of a power outage. Here are some tips to help ensure that your food is properly ... READ MORE
As our community recovers from Hurricane Ian, see the following storm-related updates from our office. You'll find extension program and event updates, storm prep and recovery resources, and local resources here.
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Each year, consumers eat millions of oysters worldwide, with a significant number of the mollusks grown in the Gulf of Mexico. While illness from eating oysters is rare, it can be fatal. Here, Razieh Farzad, a UF/IFAS and Florida Sea Grant seafood ... READ MORE
Misconceptions about Electric Pressure Cookers
There are many misconceptions about electric pressure cookers. Pressure cookers became a popular kitchen appliance in the 1950’s and were commonly used to can home-grown produce. Unfortunately, ... READ MORE
With our growing-friendly climate and the availability of fast transportation options from far-removed points, we have the opportunity to enjoy fresh fruits and vegetables are available year-round.
If we want to truly enjoy these delicious ... READ MORE
Air fryers have become a very popular kitchen appliance, especially in the last few years. With all the other appliances on the market, do air fryers really live up to the hype? We think they do! Here are the benefits of cooking with an air ... READ MORE
Have you ever thought about how long a lunchbox stands at room temperature before it is enjoyed? And what that means for your food safety?
Because, whether you are packing a lunchbox or packing up for a picnic, unwanted bacteria ... READ MORE
September has been designated as National Food Safety Education Month by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). And, even though the United States has one of the safest food supplies in the world, according to the U.S. ... READ MORE
Three Wakulla 4-H youth members are blazing a trail for other Florida 4-H youth all the way to Dallas, Texas this October. Cayle Rogers, Brooklynn Green, and Noah Pearson will represent the state 4-H program as the first Florida team to compete ... READ MORE
Seafood is one of those foods people find delicious and a special treat when dining out. Many cultures have it as a mainstay of their meals. Seafood can be a nutritious part of a well-balanced and varied diet.
This blog will focus on ... READ MORE