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Fruit Slush

Whether gathering indoors or outdoors, let’s celebrate with great food and cool drinks. The Fruit Slush is the perfect combination of summer fruits blended for a refreshing flavor. Try different fruit combinations to add in your own touch. Once prepared, add your own garnishes for a final touch or chop extra fruit for the bottom[…] Read More

Whole Wheat Flour Storage

With so many baking flour selections on the market, choosing the correct one may be challenging. Some of the most popular flours include whole wheat, white, self-rising, and all purpose. Whole wheat flour and white flour can often be used interchangeably for most dishes. However, for those recipes calling exclusively for whole wheat flour, it[…] Read More

Chilled Cantaloupe Soup

Everyone loves fruit during the hot summer months. While we traditionally cut fruit up and enjoy the sweet juices, there are other ways to enjoy the fruit as well. Chilled cantaloupe soup will keep your kitchen and body cool as it is meant to be served at a cooler temperature. This recipe is perfect for[…] Read More

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Blueberry Muffins

Blueberries are still in season in North Carolina! Get them while they’re locally grown, fresh, and low cost. Support local agriculture by visiting your county Farmers Market where your Supplemental Nutrition Program (SNAP) dollars may be double. No matter if you’re blueberries are fresh, frozen, canned, or dried they’re easy to include in your meals[…] Read More

Strawberry Muffins

Who doesn’t love strawberries? Strawberries are delicious no matter if they’re fresh, frozen, dried, or canned. North Carolina’s strawberry in-season timeline runs from May through mid-June. If you can’t get your hands on them while they’re at the lowest prices of the season, use your SNAP dollars to drive the cost down. Strawberries are one[…] Read More