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Sliced Tofu

Pressing Tofu

Pressing tofu removes excess water and makes it more firm. Flavor marinades may absorb more easily.

❁ Soft or silken tofu is too fragile to press well. Use it as is for creamy dishes like smoothies and dips.

Apr 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Tofu- Store Well Waste Less

■ Store unopened tofu the same way you found it in the store.

■ Refrigerate all tofu after opening and use within 5 days. Cover with fresh water and change daily.

■ Spoiled tofu has a strong sour smell and may feel slimy.

Apr 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can- Tofu

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

❁ measure and mix ingredients.

❁ crumble tofu or cut it into slices, cubes or sticks.

Apr 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Eggs- Shop and Save

❁ Choose eggs that have been kept refrigerated. Refrigeration helps maintain egg quality and safety.

❁ Open the carton and check that the eggs are clean and not cracked.

Mar 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Eggs- Food Safety

❁ Cook eggs until whites and yolks are firm. Cook egg mixtures until the center of the mixture is fully set (reaches 160 degrees F on a food thermometer).

❁ Wash hands and items that touch raw eggs or their shells with soap and water. This includes counter tops, utensils and dishes.

Mar 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Eggs- Store Well Waste Less

■ Refrigerate eggs in their original carton as soon as possible after purchase. Keep on the refrigerator shelf, not on the door. Use within 3 to 5 weeks.

■ Rinsing or washing eggs at home is not recommended. It can actually lead to increased bacterial growth.

Mar 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can- Eggs

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

❁ peel hard-cooked eggs.

❁ cut or tear bread into cubes.

❁ mix ingredients together.

Mar 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh

How to Make Pizza at Home

1. Crust

For an extra-quick crust: use French bread, tortillas, pita or flat bread, English muffins or pre-baked crusts.

For a dough crust:

Feb 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Pizza- Buy it Prepared

• Watch for sale pricing and coupons.

• Compare refrigerated and frozen options.

• Try store brands. They may be cheaper than national brands.

• Compare the nutrition facts, especially calories per serving.

Feb 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh
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Kids Can- Pizza

When kids help make healthy food, they are more likely to try it.

Show kids how to:

❁ roll or pat dough into shapes with a rolling pin or clean hands.

❁ grate cheese or slice veggies and fruit.

❁ spread the sauce with the back of a spoon.

Feb 01
2018
 Posted by: lundeenh

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