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Prairie Fare: Try a New Sandwich During August, Sandwich Month

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 30, 2015.

Sandwiches have been around for centuries.

Prairie Fare: How Can You Tame a Sweet Tooth?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 23, 2015.

Trim your intake of sweetened beverages and try reducing the amount of sugar in recipes.

Prairie Fare: Judging Food Contests Tempts the Palate

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 16, 2015.

Dark chocolate may be good for your health, but only in moderation.

Prairie Fare: ‘Say Cheese’ for a Food Science Experience at Home

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 09, 2015.

Homemade cheese is a hit.

Prairie Fare: July is National Picnic Month

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jul 23, 2015.

Be sure to protect your food from visible and invisible unwanted guests.

Prairie Fare: Naturally Recycle Your Kitchen Wastes

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 25, 2015.

Composting is a natural form of recycling that can benefit your garden.

Prairie Fare: Take Care of Your Eyes

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 18, 2015.

Nutrition can play a role in maintaining our vision.

Prairie Fare: Do You Know the Four C’s of Grilling Success?

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 11, 2015.

Think about cut, cookery, quality and consumption when grilling.

Prairie Fare: Have You Applauded a Cow Lately?

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on Jun 04, 2015.

Cows produce about 90 glasses of milk per day, or enough to quench the thirst of 30 children with three glasses of milk daily. During a cow’s lifetime, that’s 200,000 glasses of milk.

Prairie Fare: Can Rhubarb Become Toxic?

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on May 28, 2015.

According to a widely circulated Facebook post launched in another state, rhubarb could become toxic (poisonous) after a frost. Could that be true?

Prairie Fare: Who Needs Strength Training?

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on May 21, 2015.

Strengthening our muscles, we can reduce body fat and maintain or potentially reduce our blood pressure.

Prairie Fare: Try a Fruit With Appeal

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on May 14, 2015.

Bananas have been a popular fruit for thousands of years. In early times, bananas were held in such high esteem they became known as the "fruit of the wise man" and "fruit of paradise."

Prairie Fare: Leftover Breakfast Cereal? Think Outside the Box

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on May 07, 2015.

We have plenty of ways to use cereal while saving money and reducing waste along the way. We just need to think outside the box a bit.

Prairie Fare: Safe Food Preservation Advice Comes Early This Year

By rmattern from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 30, 2015.

About 30 botulism cases are reported yearly in the U.S. and most of those cases are associated with food canned improperly at home.

Prairie Fare: How to Manage Splurges at Big-box Food Stores

By ecrawford from Prairie Fare. Published on Apr 23, 2015.

Extra calories from any source can lead to weight gain.
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