Today, most pumpkins are used for jack-o-lanterns or pumpkin pie but there are so many more ways to cook and enjoy pumpkins.
Deep frying is a delicious and quick way to prepare a turkey for Thanksgiving or any holiday supper. If done properly you will be rewarded with tender and juicy meat without absorbing extra oil from the deep frying.
Home Economist Dorothy Long is a prairie farm girl at heart. Growing up on a farm in rural Saskatchewan has fueled her passion to promote all the wonderful foods we grow and raise in Canada.
Time to brush up on your food safety know how! Best practices are easily organized into four simple categories: clean, separate, cook and chill.
Cross-contamination is when bacteria from one food are transferred to another. Separate to prevent cross-contamination.
It is important to keep hot foods hot and cold foods cold. Avoid the temperature danger zone because it is where bacteria and food poisoning grows.
You can almost taste sunlight when you bite into a fresh, perfectly-ripe tomato. Capturing this flavour inspires many people to grow their own. Besides, who doesn’t enjoy nibbling on cherry tomatoes from a pot on their deck?
Mustard is one of those ingredients that inspires. It adds zip and zing; a bit or a lot of heat and plenty of BAM! as the famous television chef Emeril liked to say. Mustard kicks it up a notch!
We grow some of the healthiest foods in the world in Canada. If you Google “top ten health foods,” the list is bound to include oatmeal, blueberries, flax, quinoa, lentils and many other ‘superfoods’ grown or raised right here in Canada. That is something to be proud of!