Tag Archive: Cooking

Slow Cooking Ideas for the Busy Family

Slow CookingPhoto credit: Pamela Allen With the weather changing and cooler temperatures on the way, get out the slow cooker for simmering soups and stews that will be waiting for you when you get home. Slow cookers are popular and allow us the convenience of prepping ahead of time and having a hot cooked dish …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/11/19/slow-cooking-ideas-for-the-busy-family/

Selecting and Cooking the Perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

Photo credit:www.Pexels.com (Creative Commons License) According to the National Turkey Federation, 88% of American families eat turkey on Thanksgiving. That’s over 46 million turkeys! Served as the main dish, it is complemented by a variety of sweet and savory side dishes, many of which are family traditions made from recipes passed down through the generations. …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/10/27/selecting-and-cooking-the-perfect-thanksgiving-turkey/

For the Health of It: Cooking Solo

A large and ever-growing number live the single life these days. You have a lot of company and something in common:  freedom of choice. Cooking for one or two can be creative and nutritious. Whether you’re a novice cook or your family has grown and moved out, and, once again, you’re solo cooking…it still can …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/11/18/for-the-health-of-it-cooking-solo/

Tips for Healthier Holiday Cooking

The holidays are often filled with time-honored traditions that include some of our favorite meals and foods. As you celebrate, think of little changes you can make this holiday season to create healthier meals and active days. An added bonus, these small changes may help you to avoid those extra holiday pounds we all fear …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/12/11/tips-for-healthier-holiday-cooking/

Experiment When Cooking with Herbs

Be adventurous in cooking with herbs! Many novice cooks fret about what herbs to add to a recipe, when to add them and how much to add.  There are no rules when cooking with herbs! The fun of livening up recipes with herbs is in the experimenting. For those who want more guidance, a guide …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/05/16/experiment-when-cooking-with-herbs/