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Remember safety when storing food for the winter |  Columnists

Remember safety when storing food for the winter | Columnists

With the winter season here and our first snow event, it’s always wise to be prepared for the winter weather. Food storage is part of being prepared for emergencies and natural disasters. How much and what foods to store depends on members of your household, your preferences, special health conditions, the ability to use the …

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My favorite foodie: Dr.  Kathryn Kolasa says pamper yourself, in moderation |  Local news

My favorite foodie: Dr. Kathryn Kolasa says pamper yourself, in moderation | Local news

My Favorite Foodie is a regular feature that pays homage to the culinary skills of home cooks. You may already know Dr. Kathryn Kolasa, a registered dietitian nutritionist and associate professor at Brody School of Medicine at East Carolina University, from her column in The Daily Reflector, which has been running since 1986. A native …

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Do not fry that bacon, privately!  General guidelines for cooking in the Union  Blogs

Do not fry that bacon, privately! General guidelines for cooking in the Union Blogs

“Every soldier should do the art of cooking for his study: more diseases and deaths are caused in an army of poor cooking than any other cause.” – August V. Kautz, Brigadier General for Volunteers General Kautz was born in Germany in 1828 and immigrated to the United States while still young. He served as …

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Do you have winter mushrooms?  Hot cocoa (or chocolate) can cheer you up |  Dining

Do you have winter mushrooms? Hot cocoa (or chocolate) can cheer you up | Dining

JK credit the Mayans, possibly the Olmecs, and the Aztecs of Mexico for making the first hot chocolate – and sharing it with the Spaniards. Just add marshmallows to make it even more special. Ingredients for making hot cocoa at home are milk powder, cocoa, chocolate pieces, sugar and salt. These days, most Americans drink …

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These are the groceries you should have in stock before a winter storm |  News

These are the groceries you should have in stock before a winter storm | News

Make sure you have done the basics: Learn how to keep your pipes from freezing (you can, for example, open cupboards in places like under sinks to let heat in or let faucets drip), test smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, have extra batteries for radios and flashlights, charge electronics and consider specific needs of …

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