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Portion Size Vs. Serving Size

Portion Size Vs. Serving Size

I keep hearing the message that we should manage our portion sizes. Is a portion size the same as a serving size?

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What's for Dinner? Quick and Healthful Meals!

What's for Dinner? Quick and Healthful Meals!

Sometimes after a busy day, preparing a meal may seem like too much work. However, eating out can put a dent in your budget. These easy tips can help you put a meal on the table in minutes and save you money, too.

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Freezer Tips

Freezer Tips

I just bought a freezer. Do you have any tips?

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Advice for Healthy Eating

Advice for Healthy Eating

I’m trying to eat healthier, but I need some advice. I heard about MyPlate, but how do I make that work for me?

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Check Out ChooseMyPlate.gov

Check Out ChooseMyPlate.gov

Nutrition advice has had a makeover. Instead of a pyramid, a plate now shows healthful eating recommendations for fruits, vegetables, grains, protein and dairy.

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Summer Produce

Summer Produce

Spruce up your summer menus with a variety of salads.

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Check Food Thermometers for Accuracy

Check Food Thermometers for Accuracy

I have a food thermometer, but I accidentally dropped it last week. How do I know it still works?

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Package Dates

Package Dates

I am doing some spring cleaning in my food pantry and refrigerator. I found some baby food in the back of my cupboard. What is the difference between a "sell-by" date, "best-if-used by", and "use by" date?

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Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Surfaces

Spring Cleaning Your Kitchen Surfaces

The grass is growing and flower bulbs are beginning to bloom. Everything looks refreshed outdoors. When spring rolls around, many people freshen their homes with some spring cleaning. Kitchens are a good place to begin.

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Tips On Serving A Large Crowd

Tips On Serving A Large Crowd

I'm having a graduation party for my daughter, and I'm planning to serve tacos, fresh fruits and veggies with creamy dips, and cupcakes. I will have a buffet line from 4 to 9 p.m. I'm not used to serving a large crowd. Do you have any tips?

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