Dorothy C. Lee

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Name: Dorothy C. Lee
Date registered: October 13, 2011

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Family & Consumer Sciences Extension Agent in Escambia County

Latest posts

  1. A is for Apple — October 3, 2018
  2. Get Hooked on Seafood — August 24, 2018
  3. What is an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker? — July 30, 2018
  4. Grill It Up! — April 24, 2018
  5. Diagnosis: Diabetes — October 26, 2017

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A is for Apple

October is National Apple Month. “A” is for Apple.  We have all heard this childhood saying as well as other apple idioms.

The Fall season has arrived and along with cooler weather, shorter days, and autumn leaves comes the bounty of Fall………apples.

In Autumn, apples fill farmers market and grocery store bins with seasonal shades of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/10/03/a-is-for-apple/

Get Hooked on Seafood

Fish and shellfish are easy to prepare and swimming with nutritive value. Fish and shellfish have become an even more important part of the diet as people turn to more healthful eating.  People are choosing fish and shellfish more frequently for several reasons.  It is economical, versatile, high in nutritive value, quick and easy to …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/08/24/get-hooked-on-seafood/

What is an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker?

An Instant Pot Pressure Cooker is a small electronic multi-cooker appliance that can function as a pressure cooker, slow cooker, rice cooker, steamer, warmer, and more. It is often referred to as an Instant Pot.  It is currently the hottest trend in home cooking.

An Instant Pot Cooker can prepare just about any type of food …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/07/30/what-is-an-instant-pot-pressure-cooker/

Grill It Up!

Grill Out Safely This Summer

Perhaps it’s the gentle climate with temperatures conducive to outdoor cooking for much of the year. Or it might be that an outdoor get-together with family, friends, and good food is a great way to celebrate the summer. Whatever the reasons, outdoor cookery is firmly established as a tradition in …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/04/24/grill-it-up/

Diagnosis: Diabetes

Some 30 million Americans have been diagnosed with diabetes this year. How will their lives be affected? Diabetes does mean some big changes but you may be surprised how much diet flexibility remains.

The human body is a marvelous machine, made up of many complex systems. When everything runs smoothly, we are “healthy”. Diabetes …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/10/26/diagnosis-diabetes/

Water: Myth or Fact?

Summer has arrived!  During the summer months, especially along the Gulf Coast, it is hot and humid.  Keeping the body hydrated is important to maintaining good health.

As the temperature rises in the summer and the body loses more water through evaporation and perspiration, it makes good sense to increase your intake of fluids.  Keep …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/06/27/water-myth-or-fact/

Milk…..What’s in it for you?

June is National Dairy Month. National Dairy month was first celebrated in 1937 to encourage Americans to drink more milk.

Milk and dairy products comprise a diverse group of foods from fluid milks, fermented milk products, and over 500 cheeses.

Generations of American children have grown up hearing the same parental advice, “Drink your milk…..milk …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/06/11/milk-whats-in-it-for-you/

What’s Shaking…Too Much Salt

March 10 – 16, 2017 is National Salt Awareness Week. Salt is the main source of sodium in the American diet.  Sodium is a mineral only needed by the body in small amounts.  It is found in foods, mostly as sodium chloride.

Sodium has an important role in maintaining good health, however, over-consumption of …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/03/13/whats-shaking-too-much-salt/

Smart Holiday Packaging

During the holiday season nothing carries good cheer and holiday spirit across the miles like receiving a package full of homemade treats.

If you go to the effort of preparing food gifts, you want to be sure the contents arrive in the condition they were sent in. The first step is to pack it …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/11/25/smart-holiday-packaging/

For the Health of It: Cooking Solo

A large and ever-growing number live the single life these days. You have a lot of company and something in common:  freedom of choice. Cooking for one or two can be creative and nutritious. Whether you’re a novice cook or your family has grown and moved out, and, once again, you’re solo cooking…it still …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/10/15/for-the-health-of-it-cooking-solo/

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