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  • Pan Roasted Brussels Sprouts

    Brussels Sprouts

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Storage Keep unwashed and untrimmed brussels sprouts in the vegetable compartment of the refrigerator.  Stored in a plastic bag, they can be kept for 10 days.  Kitchen Tip Brussels sprouts are a...

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  • Blueberries recipe

    Blueberries

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

    Selection Select berries that are completely blue, with no tinge of red.  Avoid soft, shriveled, watery or moldy blueberries.  Stained or leaking containers are an indication of damaged fruit....

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  • bell peppers recipe

    Bell Peppers

    By Kansas Living on August 23, 2016

     Storage Refrigerate peppers, unwashed, in a plastic bag in the vegetable drawer.  Red and yellow peppers will last four to five days; green, about a week.  Kitchen Tip White onions and yellow...

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  • Bean Soup Recipe

    Beans

    By Kansas Living on August 22, 2016

    Storage Dry beans will keep well in an airtight container, stored in a cool, dry, dark spot. Kitchen Tip To lower the fat content of this soup, substitute half-and-half for the heavy cream. Get A...

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  • asparagus recipe

    Asparagus

    By Kansas Living on August 22, 2016

    Selection  Which asparagus should you choose: pencil-thin or big and fat?  Larger asparagus spears have better flavor, due to maturity.  Still, a fatter spear can mean a tougher outer fiber.   ...

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  • Arugula Recipe

    Arugula

    By Kansas Living on August 22, 2016

    Storage  Store wrapped in paper towel in a plastic bag in the refrigerator.  Remove plastic band if applicable.   Kitchen Tip  Using a sharp chef's knife, cut a sweet potato in half lengthwise,...

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  • photo of dairy treats

    Celebrate dairy this month

    By Kansas Living on June 7, 2016

    June is Dairy Month, which makes it a perfect time to learn more about this tasty treat. Dairy is not only yummy, it's also a powerhouse food full of nine essential nutrients, including: calcium...

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  • ice cream in a bag

    Ice Cream in a Bag

    By Kansas Living on May 25, 2016

    Yes, the potential for a mess seems high, but you’ll be surprised at the good, “clean” fun you’ll enjoy with your students or kids when you make ice cream. Plus, the lesson possibilities for this...

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  • follow along invite

    Digging in

    By Kansas Living on May 3, 2016

    A group of bloggers and dietitians learned more about food and farming when they participated in  Farm Food Tour this week. Stops included Merck Animal Health, Monsanto and a small...

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  • Kansas Sorghum Field

    Where does food come from?

    By Kansas Living on October 8, 2015

    In October, seven bloggers spent three days learning more about Kansas agriculture on the #FarmFoodTour. Their goal was to get on the farm and learn directly from the people who grow our food. Below...

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