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November 2011

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Holiday Food Safety

Out with the Old, In with the New: Home Food Safety Traditions Reckless Thawing Old Habit: More than one out of four Americans admit to thawing their frozen turkey or other main meat dish on the kitchen counter, in the oven or even under hot water in the kitchen sink. New Tradition:To present the spread … Continue Reading

Safety, Wellness
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Recipe: Cooking a Healthy Turkey

Nutrition and Diet

Roasted Turkey with Balsamic Brown Sugar Sauce Dietitian’s Tip Instead of adding fat during cooking and serving the turkey covered with gravy, this roasted bird is complemented with a refreshing, aged Italian vinegar-brown sugar sauce. Serves 10 Ingredients 1 whole turkey (about 15 pounds), thawed 1 tablespoon olive oil 4 springs of fresh rosemary 3 … Continue Reading

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Cold or Flu? What to do?

Health and Healthcare

Tried-and-true home remedies can help you feel better when you find yourself “under the weather” with a cold or the flu. And a few over-the-counter medications can help relieve nasty symptoms. The first question is; do you have a cold or the flu? Chances are, if you had a flu shot, you don’t have influenza. … Continue Reading