Try this quiz if you are ready to keep your family and friends safe from foodborne illness during hot summer months. "Perishable" means a food will be "go bad" if it is kept out too long at room temperature. We need to keep perishable foods out of the temperature danger zone (40 to 140 F) to keep them safe.
I have a hard time stretching my food budget to reach the end of the month. How can I afford to eat healthfully on a budget?
School's out, so daytime milk breaks have ended for kids. Keep dairy on your menu this summer, but not just for kids. We all need calcium and vitamin D to keep our bones strong, and potassium and protein to keep our heart and muscles working properly.
We like to grill steaks now and then, but we are on a budget. How can we save money on summertime grilling?
You still have time to plant some containers of vegetables even if you do not have a garden plot.
Celebrations often are exciting and memorable times filled with family, friends, and food.
My kids try to avoid vegetables, but I'm working on encouraging them to try some new vegetables. We have a community garden near us. When can we start planning?
During the spring, we may feel like refreshing out home by cleaning and organizing closets. Maybe we should do a diet and physical activity checkup to find out if our lifestyle needs to be refreshed.
I was cleaning my refrigerator and I noticed some food that has been in there for a while. How long can I keep ground beef, eggs, and leftovers? What about mayonnaise?
What is the main reason people choose the foods they do? Are you thinking about nutrition, food safety or cost? All of these play a role, but "taste" or "flavor" is the top reason.