Pam Allen

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Name: Pam Allen
Date registered: July 26, 2012

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  1. What is in Your Pantry? — November 18, 2017
  2. Slow Cooking Ideas for the Busy Family — November 18, 2017
  3. Let’s Talk Tomatoes — August 5, 2017
  4. Gifts from the Kitchen Make the Holidays Special — November 25, 2016
  5. Pumpkins Have Arrived — October 15, 2016

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What is in Your Pantry?

With fall around the corner and school starting back, it is time to take inventory of your pantry. You should really dig in and see what is lurking in the dark reaches of your back shelves. This task should be done on a regular basis to help keep foods rotated and use products that are …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/11/18/what-is-in-your-pantry/

Slow Cooking Ideas for the Busy Family

With the weather changing and cooler temperatures on the way, get out the slow cooker for simmering soups and stews that will be waiting for you when you get home. Slow cookers are popular and allow us the convenience of prepping ahead of time and having a hot cooked dish when we get home from …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/11/18/slow-cooking-ideas-for-the-busy-family/

Let’s Talk Tomatoes

Tomatoes are abundant this time of year and you have many options to buy local and fresh. Tomatoes are one of the most popular home garden vegetable to grow and should now be providing the home gardener with fresh ripe bounty from now until summers end. Our local farmer’s markets are also selling tomatoes …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2017/08/05/lets-talk-tomatoes/

Gifts from the Kitchen Make the Holidays Special

It is that time of year when we think about giving special gifts to the people in our lives that mean the most to us. Your list might include teachers, neighbors, friends and co-workers. Gifts don’t have to be expensive, it is the thought behind the gesture that means the most to your friends …

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/11/25/gifts-from-the-kitchen-make-the-holidays-special/

Pumpkins Have Arrived

Even though the weather is still warm, fall is right around the corner. Walk into any local grocery store and pumpkins are starting to show up. Pumpkins are a staple for the beginning of the fall season. Locally, you will see many varieties called pie or sugar pumpkins as well as carving pumpkins.

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Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2016/10/15/pumpkins-have-arrived/