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  • Eat your vegetables with these great dips
    Eat your vegetables with these great dips
    With summer here, fresh vegetables abound in home gardens, farm markets and grocery stores. These seasonal veggies taste delicious on hot days and when eaten raw, maintain their vitamins and nutrition and make it easy on the cook. Here are some...
  • Pulled Pork Stuffed Pepper
    Veggies and Bacon
    We all need our vitamins, fiber, and greens. Time to eat your vegetables!And, why not add bacon? Good question.Vegetables are a great source of these and with hundreds of varieties, we can explore the combination of a few with salty pork. Its...
  • Benefits of eating green vegetables
    Benefits of eating green vegetables
    Research shows vegetables are good for you.Vegetables especially green leafy vegetables contain lots of vitamins, nutrients and fiber. The following vegetables are considered green leafy vegetables: Brussels Sprouts, Collard Greens, Mustard Greens...
  • Apple picking
    Maryland Science Center: Pickling, Canning, and More
    Fruit is growing with wild abandon. Farms all over Maryland are harvesting crops or offering pick-your-own fruit picking opportunities. Trees are sprouting apples and other fruit. Bushes are overflowing with blackberries, blueberries, and more...
  • Pasta with beans and tomatoes
    Veggie goodness pasta
    One of the beautiful things about cooking with pasta is the sheer versatility. I've always loved simple pasta dishes like "primavera" whose origins in the first-of-spring vegetable arena lend it an air of simplicity and freshness. Of...
  • Stuffed cabbage rolls a family favorite
    Pigs in blankets or stuffed cabbage rolls
    One recipe my mother always made was Pigs in Blankets. It is made from a mixture of ground beef and rice rolled up in a cabbage leaf. As a young girl, I didn't like the cabbage leaves at all, so I gave them to my parents. I loved the hamburger...
  • Eat Your Vegetables Day is June 17: How many vegetables should you eat daily?
    Eat Your Vegetables Day is June 17: How many vegetables should you eat daily?
    With today being Eat Your Vegetables Day, some might be curious about just how many vegetables they should include with their daily meals. Eat Your Vegetables Day might help some realize the importance of having more vegetables.The CDC site...
  • Y Worry Farm has given great customer service for over half a century
    Y Worry Farm has given great customer service for over a half of a century
    The Y Worry Farm in Davidsonville, Maryland, is vital to the nation because it is a family owned small business in a David and Goliath battle fighting to stay in existence as more and more family owned farms are vanishing across America.Many print...
  • Choose veggies when dining out
    Health Quickie Tip: Choose veggies when dining out
    Eating healthy meals is thought of as a joke by many people. The chronic conditions linked to diet (diabetes, heart disease, hypertension, and some cancers) are no laughing matter. It’s no secret that we live in a society that loves to eat...
  • How to shop healthy for more fruits and vegetables
    How to shop healthy for more fruits and vegetables
    Consuming more fruits and vegetables is easier said than done for many people trying to eat healthy. It starts with purchasing the fruits and vegetables from the market.Brian Wansink co-author of Mindless Eating: The 200 Daily Decisions We...
  • Recipe of the week: roasted vegetable tomato sauce
    Recipe of the week: roasted vegetable tomato sauce
    Cooking for your family can be a difficult task, especially during the weeknights. You want to prepare a meal that is somewhat quick, but also healthy, that both the parents and kids will enjoy. Well, meet the Roasted Vegetable Tomato Sauce....
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    June gardening
    The summer heat has arrived in Central Florida and you can expect it to stick around for the next several months. Daytime temperatures for June are typically in the low to mid-90s and nights are usually around 72° Fahrenheit.Even sun-loving...
  • Sausage becomes an Oriental dish
    Sausage becomes an Oriental dish
    Polish sausage, knockwurst and bratwurst are fabulous for summer cooking! Grilled and served with sauteed green peppers and onions, it's a sensation made into a sandwich! There's numerous ways to enjoy these type of sausages. But, let'...
  • seasoned potato wedges served alone or with a meal
    Seasoned potato wedges or French fries
    If you’re looking for a different way to make potatoes, seasoned potato wedges, or French fries is sure to please. These potatoes are seasoned with a variety of spices like onion, garlic, paprika, salt, and pepper. They are simple to prepare...
  • Grilled vegetables to go with grilled meats
    Grilled vegetables to go with grilled meats
    If you we with me yesterday, I mentioned that this week I would be giving recipes that would be fitting for the upcoming Memorial Day weekend or anytime this grilling season. I gave a recipe yesterday for "Backyard Potato Salad", which...
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