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The culinary world clamors for truffles, so why not make them a part of your menu? Whether white (Alba Madonna) or black (black Perigord), truffles are pungent-smelling, warty, irregularly-shaped plants. Truffles grow wild, underground, at the roots of trees, like oak trees. While truffles primarily grow in Europe, they...
 
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We’ve all heard about the joys of antioxidants, but today we want to discuss what they do and where to actually find them. There are many different types of antioxidants, but they all appear to play a similar role: protecting your cells from free radicals, which would otherwise  damage...
 

Putting together a comprehensive and engaging cooking demonstration is hard work -- but that's about to change.
 

Health fair prizes or incentives can move games, presentations, and activities from good to great!
 
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Arugula Citrus Salad Ingredients: 2 cups arugula, rinsed & dried 1/4 cup romaine lettuce, chopped, rinsed, & dried 1 tsp extra virgin olive oil Zest and juice of one lemon Satsuma or clementine, peeled and segmented Directions: Toss the arugula and romaine with the olive oil and pile into a tall stack on a dinner ... Ingredient Spotlight: Arugula
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Make an Artful Display When you’re giving a cooking demonstration, the way you present your ingredients can really make a difference in audience engagement. If you have things haphazardly tossed into bowls and plates, or even just zip lock bags, the instructions won’t be as clear and you won’t look as professional as you could. ... Cooking Demo Ideas from Advisors
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Putting together a healthful kitchen and not sure where to start? Check out our top ten list of key ingredients to keep on hand. When in doubt, add bags of ready-to eat fruits and veggies! Lettuce - It’s a great idea to have lettuce on hand at all times....