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Fun Recipes for Tailgating

AUBURN, Ala. – With football season in full swing, people are looking for good and fun recipes to feed a hungry crowd of cheering fans. These recipes are sure to make your tailgate or football watch party a hit. Sausage Pinwheels      Ingredients 3 cups of Bisquick 2/3 cup milk 1 pound sausage Directions Combine the Bisquick and milk. Stir until soft dough ... Read More »

Food Safety Before and After the Storm

AUBURN, Alabama. – As Alabamians gear up for Hurricane Michael’s impact, they need to be savvy about food safety when the power goes out and if in-house flooding occurs. When you Lose Power More than likely, many people will lose power in their homes sometime during the storm. The power may be out for several hours or for days, depending ... Read More »

Food Friday: Broccoli Recipes Keep Diet Healthy and Flavorful

AUBURN, Ala. – Trying to eat healthy while still keeping your diet flavorful and delicious? Try these two broccoli recipes. They are sure to bring flavor and help you watch your waistline. Broccoli Casserole 20-ounces frozen or fresh chopped broccoli 1 can of cream of mushroom soup 2 tablespoons grated onion 1 tablespoon grated lemon rind 3 tablespoons lemon juice ... Read More »

Produce Safety Alliance Training Workshops Continue

AUBURN, Ala.—The Alabama Cooperative Extension System will continue conducting Produce Safety Alliance training workshops in October and November. A new produce safety rule focusing on setting the first-ever federal regulatory standards for production, harvest and handling of fruits and vegetables will subject growers to inspection by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) or Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries. The ... Read More »

Easy Slow Cooker Recipes

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AUBURN, Ala. – In today’s fast pace world, people are always looking for ways to cut down time on preparing meals. Many people turn to their slow cookers for help. With a slow cooker, when you get home you will have a meal prepared and ready to serve. These recipes will help save time and make it easier to prepare ... Read More »

Helpful Tips for Gathering and Storing Pecans

AUBURN, Ala. – Fall is the time when pecan crops are ready to be harvested. This comes at the perfect time to use pecans to create the Fall recipes that we love. But, before people can use them in recipes, they have to be gathered and stored. An Extension professional offer tips for gathering and storing pecans. Gathering “Harvest your ... Read More »

Catfish Recipes – More Than One Way

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AUBURN UNIVERSITY, Ala. – When people think of catfish they automatically think of fried catfish. Delicious, fried catfish can become tiring after eating it over and over again. These catfish recipes put a new spin on catfish and give you a variety of options to choose from. Catfish Gumbo Ingredients 1 pound skinned catfish fillets, fresh or frozen ½ cup ... Read More »

A New Twist on Apple Recipes

AUBURN, Ala. – Apples are considered one of the most popular ingredients to cook with during Fall. While the traditional ways to cook apples are delicious, this season you might want to try mixing things up a little bit. These recipes are sure to bring a new twist to this fall favorite ingredient. Apple Walnut Cake Ingredients Nonstick vegetable cooking ... Read More »

Healthy Tailgating

AUBURN, Ala. – Football season is in full swing. Thousands of fans flock to stadiums every Saturday to cheer on their favorite college teams and spend the day tailgating. Traditionally, tailgating means high caloric foods, often fried and loaded with cheese. These can actually make you sluggish and tired. Many people want to enjoy tailgating while still maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Dr. Andrea Morris, a ... Read More »

Selecting and Serving Fresh Produce Safely

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AUBURN, Ala. – Fruits and vegetables are an important part of a healthy diet. Local markets carry a wide variety of fresh fruits and vegetables that are both nutritious and delicious. However, harmful bacteria that may be in the soil or water where produce grows may come in contact with fruits and vegetables and contaminate them. “Fresh produce may also become ... Read More »