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Valentine’s Day – Love from the Kitchen

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“All you need is love. But a little chocolate now and then doesn’t hurt.”  Charles M. Schulz How perfect is that for Valentine’s Day?  Even though the first mention of St. Valentine’s Day as a romantic holiday appeared in the writings of Chaucer in 1382, it wasn’t until the mid-1800s that chocolate became associated with..

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Mardi Gras! How To Make Paczkis

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Mardi Gras, or literally Fat Tuesday, is the day before Ash Wednesday which marks  the beginning of the Lenten season leading up to Easter.  Many people practice fasting during Lent and so Fat Tuesday was the day to clean out the cupboards of all the sugar, butter, eggs, cream, etc. since you wouldn’t be using..

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From DairyGood: 11 Super Dip Recipes To Put In Your Bowl

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The following post is from our friends at DairyGood! Whether you’re making chicken wings, super sandwiches or ordering a pizza for your big game meal there’s always room for a pre-game snack. Here are 11 different dip recipes that will get you reaching for your favorite chip or veggie. Southern Pimiento Cheese (pictured) Southwestern Taco..

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Klondike Middle School Knows How to Fuel Up to Play 60!

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Tired of all the doom and gloom headlines?  Well, pull up a chair and take a few minutes to learn about some great things happening in our Indiana schools through Fuel Up to Play 60!  For this post, let’s go to Klondike Middle School in West Lafayette.  Caren Walker, the Family and Consumer Sciences teacher..

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E-commerce grocery shopping is a ClickList™ away!

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Online grocery shopping is the newest trend in 2016! If I’m shopping from my computer, how does a grocery employee know how ripe I want my produce or what to substitute if a sale item is out?  I just had to learn more… After doing some investigative work and going to see the operation first-hand, I..

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5 Cakes in 4 Days… It’s #NationalChocolateCakeDay!

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Are you kidding me? It’s chocolate cake day?  You have my attention because I LOVE cake.  What an excellent occasion to celebrate. I say there is NOTHIN’ like a piece of rich moist chocolate cake and a cold glass of milk or vanilla ice cream.  Oh my! Many people love chocolate cake. There is even..

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Meet Girl Scout Sabrina

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Girl Scouts has been a big influence in my life. Girl Scouts builds a girl’s courage, confidence, and character, and helped shape all of those things in me. Because of Girl Scouts, I had the confidence to work toward a HUGE dream of mine – being a chef on Food Network.  Last fall I was..

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Fort Wayne Farm Show

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What do farmers do in the winter? Well, not even crop farmers get the whole winter off to just relax and watch Andy Griffith re-runs, but at least since no one is planting, harvesting, or working their fields, the winter is seemingly the best time to have farmer meetings. In early January most of our..

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Meet Chef Alexa from 240sweets

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When you meet a chef that makes marshmallows in her business- well, you have to know her favorite Hot Chocolate Recipe!   Meet Chef Alexa from 240sweets Brr! Winter is here in full force. “Time to chase away the chill with some hot chocolate,” is what we say at 240sweet. There’s something about a steaming mug..

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Meet Our Partner: Second Helpings

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When I began thinking about Second Helpings and our ‘partnership’, I went to Webster for a definition of “Partner.” I have had a relationship with Second Helpings either volunteering, teaching or supporting in some manner since 1999.  Because we have been working together so long, I consider us friends– much more than a partner; regardless, let me show..

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