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Sweet Potato Biscuits and More

AUBURN, Ala. – With sweet potato harvest in full swing, now is the perfect time to cook with freshly dug sweet potatoes. Some of these recipes are the classics that everyone loves. Others are not that conventional but are great additions to your arsenal. Sweet Potato Biscuits Ingredients 1 cup all-purpose flour 1 cup whole wheat flour ¼ teaspoon baking ... Read More »

Dove Season Recipes

AUBURN, Ala. – With dove season in full swing, hunters are going to be looking for ways to cook these game birds. These recipes are delicious ways to cook your doves this hunting season. Dove Stew Ingredients 4 dove breasts per person Buttermilk Flour ½ cup butter or margarine 1 small onion, minced 1 teaspoon seasoned salt ¼ teaspoon of ... Read More »

Are You Getting Enough Iron?

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AUBURN, Ala.- Got Iron? If you do, it’s probably not enough. Iron is one of the most critical nutrients we put into our bodies. It’s easy for people to become iron deficient, but it is more common for women to have extremely low iron levels. Without iron, the body will suffer because it cannot produce enough hemoglobin, which is a ... Read More »

Themed Family Meals- All American

AUBURN, Ala. – Continuing with our themed dinner nights, these recipes will help you pull off an All-American night. When we think of things that are All-American, we think of hamburgers, apple pie and baseball. These recipes will include two of these and maybe after dinner you can go into the yard and toss around a baseball to complete your ... Read More »

Themed Family Meals- Italian

AUBURN, Ala. – Home cooks are always looking for ways to make their meals fun while also serving the purpose of feeding the family. A fun way to keep your meals interesting is having theme nights. One night it could be Mexican themed, the next it could be Chinese themed. This is a fun way to keep you family guessing ... Read More »

Quick and Easy Casserole Recipes

AUBURN, Ala. –This time of year, people are planning all sorts of events. Church functions, school events, parties, tailgating; the list goes on and on. Everyone wants to make a great impression, but do not always have the time to slave over a stove all day. Casseroles are great dishes that you can make ahead of time and freeze or refrigerate ... Read More »

And The Eating Games Begin

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AUBURN, Alabama — Starting with football season in September and going through Easter in the spring, there’s one eating event after another. According to Helen Jones, an Alabama Extension regional agent in Human Nutrition, Diet and Health, many social gatherings with family and friends center around eating. Unfortunately, many of these events promote overeating or unhealthy eating. If you prepare yourself ... Read More »

Health Benefits of Eating Organic Produce: The Facts

  Auburn, Ala.– Organic food has become a phenomena in the past decade with images of clean and friendly farmers on our televisions. Slogans such as  “Buy local,” “Don’t panic, it’s organic,” are on the walls of  local grocery stores across America.  Research, the most important aspect of organic food,  isn’t talked about. Research shows that there are no significant health ... Read More »

Drying Herbs at Home

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AUBURN, Ala. –Dried herbs are a great addition to any meal but buying your favorites from the store can add up and be pretty pricey. If you  love to do things at home and already have fresh herbs growing in your garden, it is inexpensive and easy to dry them at home. All you need to get started is twine, scissors, ... Read More »

How To Dry Fruit

Auburn, Alabama—Drying fruits is a delicious and nutritious way to add a little variety to your diet. The process of preserving fruits by drying them originated in 1700 BC in ancient Mesopotamia. Raisins, figs, dates, apricots and apples were some of the most popular dried fruits in ancient times and they remain some of the most popular today. Dried fruits are ... Read More »