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FCS Tips - 2016


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July 6, 2016

Zucchini-Fresh From the Garden

Zucchini squash is a favored among many of the summer squashes. Its flavor is light and sweet with flesh as delicate as a flower and texture that makes it almost melt in the mouth.

 July 13, 2016

Tomatoes - Bright Red Jewels of Summertime

Tomatoes make our foods taste better, add color and texture to our meals and are an added health benefit. They consist of a large number of antioxidants which fight different forms of cancer, and their rich source of vitamins and minerals provide protection against cardiovascular diseases, improve eyesight and prevent hypertension and urinary tract infections.

 July 27, 2016

Okra Can be More Than Just Fried

Okra is a powerhouse of valuable nutrients with only 25 calories per one-half cup. Freezing is the best method for long-term home storage. As with all vegetables, you must blanch okra before freezing.