Grocery prices are currently rising and after preparing a traditional Thanksgiving meal, it is important to use all of the food. We do not want to waste any of it. One way to do this is to use all of the turkey. After all the favorite parts ... READ MORE
Keep food safety in mind as you bake this holiday season. Many people think about the raw eggs in cookies and cake batter. So, they know it is not a good idea to eat raw or undercooked dough. But many do not think about the concerns related ... READ MORE
The 2020 Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to November 30. Are you prepared for this hurricane season? Last Water Wednesday, the Family Consumer Sciences Agents LuAnn Duncan in Sumter County and Lisa Hamilton in Volusia County gave ... READ MORE
Choosing the right gift for some people can be hard. For the older single relative or the college student who just needs money, a meaningful gift is hard to find. In my case, this one gift was greatly appreciated by both. Neither of ... READ MORE
Jerky is great for hikers, after school snacks and hurricane kits but only when it is safe. Many hunters use their meat to make jerky. Or, it is a great way to take advantage of grocery store specials. And you can make them all at home. Be careful ... READ MORE
Pantry pests can be a nuisance. There are few foods in your pantry that are immune to these pesky little critters. Ice cream, cereal, flour, rice and spices are all vulnerable. Pantry pests such as flour beetles, granary weevils, rice weevils ... READ MORE
Tailgating is always a great way to spend time with your friends and family before the big game. Food is the constant staple. Whether it is hotdogs or hamburgers, here are a few tips on keeping your food safe.
Cook food to a safe minimum ... READ MORE