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Category: Food Safety

Disaster preparedness: consider shelf-stable food safety

Pantry organization of non-perishable food items. [CREDIT: UF/IFAS, Tyler Jones]

As you know, our official storm/hurricane season starts June 1. Have you begun to prepare? A good first step is to look in your pantry for shelf-stable foods. Of course, what IS a shelf-stable food?… Read More

Providing science-based programming to schools

By Dr. Katherine Clements, Sophia Moundous, Sarah Davis, Lee Hayes Byron, and contributors from all program areas UF/IFAS Extension Sarasota County provides many opportunities for educational programming – not only for adults in our community,… Read More

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled Mahi-Mahi Wrapped in Banana Leaves

Mahi-mahi picture

This month we start another season of Seafood at Your Fingertips LIVE, and I volunteered to start the season by preparing a Latin-American influenced dish – grilled fish wrapped in banana leaves. There are many… Read More

Florida Seafood at your Fingertips LIVE: Grilled whole snapper and corn on the cob

coals grilling

Grilling is one of the most enjoyable ways to cook, and to grill a whole fish is one of my favorite recipes to prepare. It is easy, delicious, always impresses your guests, and can be… Read More