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Eating Venison

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AUBURN, Ala.—Now that deer hunting season is underway,  it is time to consider the benefits of eating venison. In Alabama, there is a wide variety of hunting one can do. Animals, such as deer, turkey, duck and wild hog hunting are plentiful in the state. Most of the time, what you harvest is served on your next dinner plate. This is particularly true in the case ... Read More »

Get Advice and Recipes from Food Hotlines

 Auburn, Alabama—Many food companies have hotlines that offer help with holiday cooking and baking. “If you’re stumped on the best way to thaw, prepare or cook a turkey, have a baking-related question or are concerned about food safety, give the folks below a call,” said Dr. Jean Weese, an Extension food safety scientist with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System. Many of ... 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 »

Homemade Dips Make Vegetables Shine

Auburn, Ala.—Homemade dips can save money and promote healthy eating! In the middle of many veggie platters lies a bowl of ranch hummus and artichoke dip. Products like this make eating vegetables tasty and exciting, but many store bought dips contain a shocking amount of sugar, fat and sodium. Just a few spoonfuls can add hundreds of calories to a once thought ... Read More »

Spice Up the Fall with Pumpkin

Auburn, Ala. —In case you haven’t noticed, it’s getting a little cooler outside. It’s autumn, and more than just the leaves on the tress are changing. It’s time for fall decorations, recipes and celebrations, and what better fruit to incorporate into all things fall than pumpkins? Pumpkin is a fruit native to America. It was introduced to the pilgrims by Native ... Read More »

Food Friday: Tailgate Food

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It’s almost here! College football teams are working overtime preparing for football season to begin. Before you head over to check out your favorite team, put in some overtime yourself and prepare some delicious tailgate goodies. Check out these recipes from the Auburn Cookbook, a publication of Alabama Extension. Cocktail Weiners 1 10-ounce jar tart jelly (crabapple or currant) ¾ ... Read More »

Food Friday: Cookies

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With an abundance of fresh vegetables and fruits in the summer time, it’s easy to forget about the tastier things in life! Cookies are a favorite of all sweets-lovers. There is a size and a taste to please every tastebud. Try these recipes from Alabama Extension’s Auburn Cookbook. Which one is your favorite? Oatmeal Cookies 1 cup corn-oil margarine 1 ... Read More »

Boost your Immune System with Blueberries

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With July coming to a close, it’s a great time to make the most of National Blueberry Month by exploring new and delicious blueberry recipes. Whether eaten plain or used as a key ingredient in a recipe, blueberries bring color and flavor to any meal. Though small in size, blueberries are a great choice for boosting your immune system because ... Read More »

Cucumbers to Pickles: Pickling Basics 101

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Are cucumber plants weighing you down? If salads and sandwiches have you all cucumbered out, try making some delicious pickles to can and save for later. To pickle vegetables, it is important to know canning basics. Here are some tips and tricks, tried and true, from the Alabama Extension Home Food Preservation Cookbook. Cucumbers aren’t the only vegetables used to make ... Read More »

Food Friday: Stuffed Bell Peppers

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Brightly colored and wonderfully flavored bell peppers are often used to garnish a meal and add special flavor and color. Have you ever used bell peppers as the main dish? John Hall, of Clarke County, has a recipe for Stuffed Bell Peppers that is sure to make your mouth water. Whether you’re feeding an army or a handful, bell peppers would ... Read More »