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recipes for meals in the field

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

CINNAMON APPLES 1 tablespoon butter 4 apples, peeled, cored, and cut into 1/2-inch slices 1 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 cup maple syrup Melt butter in large skillet. Add apples and cinnamon. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until apples are tender. Stir in syrup and heat through before serving. NUTRITION FACTS...

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Meals in the Field

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

Combines are beginning to roll and that means long hours and irregular mealtimes for farm families. For generations farm women have packed food into their cars and loaded up the children to share a meal with those working in the field. We must remember that just as we need to fuel and tune up the equipment, the same thing is true for our bodies. We want to make sure we are giving our bodies wha...

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Bring Summer Back this Winter!

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  The days are beginning to shorten, I can hear the locusts calling –fall is in the air. Our gardens know it too. The plants are offering their last fruits before they succumb to frost. Will we be ants or grasshoppers? How will we prepare for the winter? Perhaps you have thought of preserving your harvest. You walked through the exhibit hall at your county fair and thought the canned go...

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Baking Cookies for Exhibit

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

  Here are some tips: Read the recipe Assemble the ingredients Measure flour correctly—see the video: https://youtu.be/JFkwbuzthLU Stir dry ingredients together, no need to sift Butter and eggs should be room temperature, set them out 30-60 minutes prior to baking Use half butter...

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eggs in tomato

Summer Supper

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

Happy June! June 3 rd was National Egg Day and the 4 th was Cheese Day—two of my favorite things. Which reminds me of one of my "go to" meals when we are pressed for time—as many of us are these busy summer days. I call it, poached eggs in red sauce; I thought I invented this dish. That is, until I heard an interview on public radio on the vast and various ways cultu...

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Eggs!

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

EGGS— zactly Right! Eggs! The wonderful protein –cheap, easy to prepare and versatile! You can poach, boil, coddle, bake or fry them. Fold them into an omelet or bake them in a casserole. Breakfast, lunch, dinner or snack, eggs are a perfect addition to anyone's diet. Why not eggs? Here are some tips/facts about eggs: Eggs are an importan...

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Go Further with Food

Posted by Mary Liz Wright -

March is National Nutrition Month and the 2018 theme is Go Further with Food . We could go on about money wasted, landfill space and hungry people across the globe or down the street. Although those are sobering thoughts, they are abstract. What can we do in our own kitchens to combat this terrible waste of food? How can we Go Further with Food ? Here are...

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