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October Is Chili Month!

October brings cooler weather, falling leaves, and National Chili Month! There are so many different kinds of chili. Some …

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Preserving Salsa Safely

Keeping with the theme of Salsa Month, have you ever wondered if your favorite Salsa recipe is safe to …

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Safe Holiday Food Gifts

Many of us are looking for new ideas for gifts this holiday season or we may give gifts of …

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Thanksgiving Turkey Leftovers

One of the best things about the month of November, is Thanksgiving! And one of the best things about …

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Packing a Safe Nutritious Lunch

With the start of school, many households are faced with planning lunches for the school day. Our young ones …

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