In this Issue:
  • A is for Apple
  • What is an Instant Pot Pressure Cooker?
  • Building a Healthy Taco Using Local Produce
  • Grill It Up!
  • Food Preparation

    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/

    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/

    Building a Healthy Taco Using Local Produce

    Tacos are a traditional Mexican dish with a mixture of various fillings on a flat bread tortilla. Having recently visited the Yucatan Peninsula and consumed tacos on a daily basis, it became evident that even in Mexico, different regions make their tacos with local available produce, meats, beans and rice. The American version can consist …

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    Permanent link to this article: http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/fcs/2018/06/23/building-a-healthy-taco-using-local-produce/

    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/