Febrero, es el mes Nacional de los Alimentos Enlatados y, para celebrarlo, nos gustaría compartir información y consejos sobre este tipo de alimentos. Existen muchos mitos y conceptos erróneos acerca de los alimentos enlatados. Los mismos constituyen excelentes opciones alimenticias, especialmente como una forma conveniente y no perecedera de agregar frutas y verduras adicionales a… Continue Reading Mes Nacional de los Alimentos Enlatados
February is National Canned Food Month and in order to celebrate we would like to share some information and tips surrounding all things canned food! Many myths and misconceptions about canned food exist, but they are great food options, especially as a convenient and nonperishable way to add extra fruits and vegetables onto your plate.… Continue Reading National Canned Food Month
This weekend marks the unofficial end of summer, and that means grilling season is coming to a close, too. Whether you’re a charcoal, wood chip or gas-powered grill master, there are plenty of tips and tricks you use to perfect your flame-fueled meal!
Freezing produce and buying in-season are two easy ways to save money. Freezing leads to less waste, and shopping seasonally allows you to buy produce at a lower cost. What’s even better is that freezing ripe produce means you keep the item at its highest nutrient content. A freezer of prepped produce saves trips to… Continue Reading Freeze More to Spend Less
Freezing foods ahead of time is a great way to meal prep for a busy week. Reheating frozen foods makes it easier than ever to make your family’s favorite meals. You can cook something ahead of time and use it days, weeks, or even months later. It’s important to know the basic rules of keeping… Continue Reading Make the Most of Frozen Foods
Do you have little ones running around the kitchen always curious about what you are doing? Kids can help you prep and cook dinner starting around age six. This can be a fun bonding experience between you and your kids because they are curious at such a young age. Having them involved in the kitchen… Continue Reading Kids in the Kitchen
Your refrigerator was full of colorful fruits and vegetables after your last trip to the grocery store, but it’s been a while since then. Some of the produce looks a little… off, but not terrible. How do you really know when something isn’t good to eat anymore? Here’s a handy guide and a few tips… Continue Reading Is This Still Fresh? How to Judge Your Produce
Families are encouraged to stay home as much as possible, which means fewer trips to the grocery store. It’s recommended that you purchase two weeks of food at a time. Storing all of that food, especially fresh produce, can be a challenge. You can reduce the number of trips to the grocery store by safely… Continue Reading #StayHome Tips: How to Freeze Food
Can you guess the appropriate cooking or storage temperature only by looking at a food item, and assuming it is at a safe temperature for eating? The answer is absolutely not. You should know the appropriate temperatures for hot and cold foods to help you avoid illness caused by unsafe food temperatures. This happens all… Continue Reading Safely Cook and Store Food
You’ve probably seen your parents wash fruit or veggies in the sink. Why is it important to rinse off your produce? When fruits and vegetables are grown and picked, they can come in contact with chemicals or other things that could make you sick to eat, like bacteria. These yucky substances are in the soil… Continue Reading Why Do We Wash Our Produce?