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Prairie Fare: Spring Grilling Season Stirs the Senses   ( 2009-04-30 )
I’m especially awaiting the aroma of grilled food emanating from my neighbors’ backyards.
Prairie Fare: Kids Need to Play Hard but Safely   ( 2009-04-23 )
Now is the time to begin checking both backyard and community playground equipment.
Prairie Fare: Accurate Measurement Promotes Baking Success   ( 2009-04-16 )
Unfortunately, many young adults emerge from childhood without some basic cooking and baking skills.
Prairie Fare: Water Balance Important in Our Bodies and Environment   ( 2009-04-09 )
Prairie Fare: Preparing Food During Power Outages   ( 2009-04-02 )
A steady source of nutrition is critical to power ourselves, especially when we are waging a battle with the forces of nature.
Prairie Fare: Keep Food Safe in Times of Floods   ( 2009-03-26 )
I rarely write a food safety column with advice that I hope people do not need to follow.
Prairie Fare: Belly-busting Girdles May Benefit Appearance, Not Health   ( 2009-03-19 )
Studies show that excess visceral fat, or “belly fat,” places you at higher risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, some types of cancer and dementia.
Prairie Fare: Sneak Some Nutrition into Your Diet   ( 2009-03-12 )
Sneaking vegetables into a child’s diet has been questioned by some parenting and child feeding experts.
Prairie Fare: Shape Up for Spring with Exergames   ( 2009-03-04 )
Soon I was standing on the Wii balance board being weighed and having my balance and strength tested.
Prairie Fare: Stir-fry Your Way to a Healthier Diet   ( 2009-02-26 )
When I began stir-frying ginger, garlic and chicken, my children gathered in the kitchen to enjoy the pleasant aroma.
Prairie Fare: Slim Down Your Recipes   ( 2009-02-19 )
Sometimes, simple changes can make major differences in a recipe’s calorie, fat and sodium content.
Prairie Fare: Bake Bread, Make Friends   ( 2009-02-12 )
Try your hand at baking some bread, and you will be surrounded by happy people waiting for samples.
Prairie Fare: Save Energy in Your Kitchen   ( 2009-02-05 )
I did a little background research on the energy use of small appliances compared with full-sized appliances.
Prairie Fare: Serve Convenience and Economy with Pasta   ( 2009-01-29 )
In these challenging economic times, consumers are stretching their food dollars with pasta-based casseroles and soups more often.
Prairie Fare: Salty Foods Aren’t a Necessity   ( 2009-01-22 )
Unlike our inborn preference for sweetness, we aren’t born with a “salty tooth.”
Prairie Fare: Have Some Comfort Food During Cold Snaps   ( 2009-01-15 )
Comfort foods, those simple, familiar foods that conjure the image of “home,” are showing up on menus across the U.S.
Prairie Fare: Don’t Fumble as You Plan Super Bowl Snacks   ( 2009-01-08 )
Researchers have noted that people may eat and drink much more when there are no visual clues about how much has been eaten.
Prairie Fare: Sweet Potatoes Provide a Bushel of Nutrition   ( 2008-12-31 )
Curious about the differences between yams and sweet potatoes, I looked up some information.
Prairie Fare: Be Prepared to Survive Frigid Temperatures   ( 2008-12-24 )
Nutritionally, we can survive without food for days, but staying hydrated is a concern.
Prairie Fare: Safely Cope with Snow Removal   ( 2008-12-18 )
This is a good time to review some winter snow removal tips, whether you use a snow blower or a shovel.
Prairie Fare: Prairie Fare: Give Beets a Chance  (2019-09-12)  Some studies link beets to fighting heart disease, cancer, diabetes and even dementia.   FULL STORY
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