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Fight Bac!

Fight BAC! Fight Foodborne Bacteria- FN582

Be a BAC Fighter and Fight BAC! Clean, separate, cook and chill.

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Creating an Omelet

Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating an Omelet- FN1650

Use your creativity and the foods in your pantry, refrigerator or freezer to make a delicious omelet following these easy steps.

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Creating a Stir-fry

Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating a Stir-fry - FN1649

You don’t have to eat at a restaurant to enjoy a delicious stir-fry. Try making your own stir-fry using the foods in your pantry, refrigerator or freezer. You can start with fresh foods or use frozen vegetables.

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Creating a Soup

Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating a Soup - FN1648

A steaming bowl of soup is a hearty, healthful meal. You can use food from your pantry, freezer or leftovers from your refrigerator to make a tasty soup in about 30 minutes following these easy steps. Each pot of soup serves about four adults. The nutritional value varies depending on the ingredients you choose.

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Creating a Casserole

Pinchin' Pennie$ in the Kitchen: 7 Steps to Creating a Casserole - FN1647

"What’s for dinner?” If you sometimes answer the question, “I have no idea!” then check out these creative ideas. This publication includes ways to use ingredients in your cupboard or freezer, or leftovers in your refrigerator. You can make a satisfying and economical meal for your family in seven easy steps.

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Parent's Guide to Juice

Fresh-squeezed Facts: A Parent's Guide to Juice - FN1644

A balanced diet includes a variety of foods. Like foods, most beverages can fit into a healthful diet. The problem is, many children consume too much juice, often in place of milk, water, fruits or vegetables. While most 100 percent fruit juices contain vitamin C and some minerals, they often lack the fiber that whole fruit contains.

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Nourish Your Joints

Nourish Your Joints - FN1489

Most of us experience some joint stiffness during seasonal changes. However, degenerative diseases such as arthritis can inhibit daily activities.

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Keep Cold Foods Cold

BAC Down! Keep Cold Foods Cold - FN612

Give bacteria the cold shoulder. Find the Chill challenge, the chill solution and the cool rules in this brochure.

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Ingredient Substitutions

Ingredient Substitutions - FN198

Have you ever been all set to prepare a food and suddenly discovered you were missing a certain ingredient? Sometimes it is inconvenient to go to the store to purchase the necessary ingredient. It may be more convenient to try a substitute from supplies available in your kitchen.

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Spillin' the Beans!

Spillin' the Beans! Dry Edible Bean and Snap Bean Recipes, Nutrition Information and Tips - FN1646

Beans are one of the most commonly eaten foods around the world because of their versatility, nutritional value and cost effectiveness.

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Warming Bottles Safely

Safe Food for Babies and Children: Warming Bottles Safely - FN716

For the first year of a baby's life, breast milk or infant formula should be used to provide the nutrition necessary to promote growth and general health. Pre-mixed infant formula and expressed breast milk do not need to be heated prior to feeding. However, many babies prefer warm bottles because of the similarity to warm milk fed from the breast.

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Beverage Mixes in a Jar

Beverage Mixes in a Jar - FN1625

Enjoy these beverages at home or give as gifts to friends and family for birthdays, holidays or other special occasions. Consider these beverage mixes a fun and easy way to make delicious drinks without breaking your budget.

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Let's Preserve Fruit Pie Fillings

Let's Preserve Fruit Pie Fillings - FN434

The fruit fillings in this publication are excellent and safe products. Each canned quart makes one 8-inch to 9-inch pie. Fillings may be used as toppings on dessert or pastries. Clear Jel is a starch modified to produce excellent sauce consistency even after fillings are canned and baked. Other available household starches break down, causing a runny sauce consistency when used in pie fillings.

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Cooking in Small Spaces Using a Microwave Oven

Cooking 101 Week 7 Cooking in Small Spaces Using a Microwave Oven - FN1618

When deciding what to make for dinner, people usually consider taste, cost and convenience. Even if you have little time for meal preparation or live in a location with minimal cooking space, you still should consider nutrition.

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MyPlate Plans for Adults

MyPlate Plans for Adults - FN1500

This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.

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MyPlate Plans for 15- to 19-year-olds

MyPlate Plans for 15- to 19-year-olds - FN1499

This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.

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MyPlate Plans for 8- to 14-year-olds

MyPlate Plans for 8 -to14-year-olds - FN1498

This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.

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MyPlate Plans for Toddlers to Age 7

MyPlate Plans for Toddlers to Age 7 - FN1497

This chart was designed to provide an estimate of daily food needs based on the recommendations at www.choosemyplate.gov.

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Whole Grains: Agriculture to Health

Whole Grains: Agriculture to Health - FN691

Whole-grains contain all elements of the kernel-bran, germ and endosperm. The bran and germ contain a variety of health-enhancing components-dietary fiber, phytochemicals, vitamins, trace minerals and small amounts of unsaturated fat. This publication provides the recommended daily amounts, the health benefits and recipes of whole grains.

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Is Your Playground Safe For Kids?

Is Your Playground Safe for Kids - FN1374

We want our kids to “play hard,” but we want them to play safely, too. Parents and caregivers need to be aware of potential safety issues and what a properly maintained playground looks like. This publication provides information about surfacing materials and safety standards.

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