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Memorial Day and Victory Gardens

This Monday is Memorial Day! In honor of the holiday, learn more about a part of the US's military history and get ideas for what to grow in your Victory Garden. Military history for Memorial DaySome people think of Memorial Day only as a fun time to kick-off summer with parties and festive long-weekend breaks [...]

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Perfect Pancakes

Stuck in a breakfast rut? Try making a batch of pancakes this weekend!Perfect pancakes recipeMakes about 8 4-inch diameter pancakes.Ingredients•2 tablespoons white vinegar •¾ cup milk •1 cup all purpose flour •1 tablespoon white sugar •1 teaspoon baking powder •½ teaspoon baking soda •¼ teaspoon salt •¼ teaspoon cinnamon •1 egg, beaten •butter or cooking sprayInstructionsAdd vinegar to milk, and set aside for 10 [...]

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New Podcast from Ingredient Magazine, for listeners curious about food

We are bringing food, facts and fun to podcast listeners with the new FOOD STORIES podcast. Find us on your favorite app.Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsOvercastStitcherSpotifyAnchor

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What to Eat in May: Asparagus

It's spring, which means it's time to eat asparagus! Why eat in season? Choosing foods that are grown as close to where you live as possible allows you to eat fresh food and minimize the energy required to ship fruits and vegetables long distances.Local asparagus is a sign of spring, especially in May in places [...]

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Garden Bounty Recipe

Working on your garden at home or at school? (See last week's post for tips on starting a school garden.) Here's a recipe that you can make with what you grow!Garden bounty bruschetta on crisp crostiniMakes about 8 servings.Ingredients for roasted vegetables•1 cup cherry tomatoes • cup red onion, chopped •½ cup red bell pepper, chopped •½ cup yellow [...]

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Get Gardening!

Want to try growing your own food? Get in the school garden game--here's how!What is a school garden? A school garden can be as large as a field or as small as a few containers, but it is a place to grow things as a way to learn by being hands-on. A garden can be for [...]

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How to Make a Refreshing Pineapple Yogurt Smoothie

Yogurt is a super food which can help the body in many ways (along with tasting so good). Plus, yogurt is a fascinating food because it has living organisms in it. Thousands of bacteria also live in the human gastrointestinal tract. Scientists do not know exactly what role the bacteria plays, but they believe that [...]

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It's National Poetry Month!

Here's how you can celebrate National Poetry Month through food (and vice versa)! Poetry and food are a natural match, since both are composed of individual parts that go together to create something new. And, like a stanza of verse and a delicious meal, both can be savored. Poetry is different than prose, or paragraphs of writing. [...]

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Make Your Own Orange Juice for National Oranges and Lemons Day

Making your own orange juice is a fun activity if you have never tried it before. Plus, March 31 is National Oranges and Lemons Day, so it's the perfect way to celebrate!By making your own, you control what goes in it, as premade orange juice from the store often has preservatives and other additives. To [...]

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A Recipe for National Celery Month

As referenced in last week's post, it's National Celery Month! Here's a recipe and a couple of fun facts to help celebrate (celery-brate? We'll see ourselves out).Creamy celery and broccoli soup Makes 4 servings.Ingredients •1 teaspoon olive oil •1½ cups celery, chopped •1 cup broccoli crowns, chopped •½ cup onion, chopped •2 tablespoons butter •3 tablespoons flour •3 cups milk •½ teaspoon celery seed •¼ [...]

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