Florida produces a bounty of vegetables this time of year, and that’s good news for Floridians. Because it moves more quickly between farm and plate, locally grown produce has a lower carbon footprint, tastes fresher and retains more nutrients.
However, ... READ MORE
Planning the perfect holiday dinner can be stressful if you are not sure how much to buy. Before you go to the store take a few minutes to make your shopping list considering the following: holiday menu, number of quests, items, and amounts ... READ MORE
Four Steps to Follow to Keep Food Safe
Now that you have purchased your food for the holiday let’s look at preventing foodborne illness. CDC estimates that each year 48 million people get sick from a foodborne illness, 128,000 are hospitalized, ... READ MORE
How Much Food to Purchase Per Person
Planning the perfect holiday dinner can be stressful if you are not sure how much to buy. Before you go to the store sit down to take a few minutes to plan the following: the holiday menu, number of guest ... READ MORE
Holiday celebrations tend to center around decorations and food. Planning enough food for groups of people can result in food waste or many leftovers. Leftovers can be helpful if you can use them in meals but too many can cause mealtime to ... READ MORE