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Beyond Butternut, Acorn & Spaghetti

If I say squash, you might say butternut, acorn, spaghetti ; perhaps even delicata or carnival if you're an avid stuffer of squash. How about Sunshine, Thunder, Australian Butter, Jarrahdale to name a few? These lovely beauties not only look festive but taste good too. Fall is a great time to find some lesser known (or tasted) squash to add to your dinner table. Figure out which ones you like b...

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Look for a Fun Activity This Weekend

How About Visiting Your Local Pumpkin Patch!! We have a new pumpkin patch in our area - Sheffer Farms Pumpkin Patch. They are open Thursday through Sunday, this fall. The Patch has over 75 varieties of pumpkins, squash and gourds, a corn maze and activities including a pumpkin carving and decorating area. Check out their...

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Rainbow of Food Pigments

Pigments in fruits and vegetables give these foods their vibrant rainbow of colors. Not only do they make the foods interesting to look at, some research shows they also have health benefits. Remember, foods can be classified into their color groups by the edible part. For example, you eat watermelon flesh, not often the green and white rind, so watermelon is classified as a red food. A...

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