Every now and then, someone emails me a story that is circulating on the Internet or Facebook. One day, the information was about artificial sweeteners. I happened to have a can of diet soda next to me.
NDSU Extension Service, 03/08/2013
For several consecutive weeks last fall, I visited the fourth-grade classroom that includes my daughter. We explored reading, math and other subjects as we discussed nutrition, acted out a play and did hands-on activities.
NDSU Extension Service, 03/01/2013
“I see a lot of gluten-free foods in the grocery store. Should all of us be eating gluten-free?” the participant asked me. I was answering some questions after teaching a nutrition class.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/22/2013
The other day I followed my nose to the garlic and onions sautéing in a pan on the stove in the food preparation lab.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/15/2013
“Am I in trouble?” my husband asked as we stood in the darkened entry of a restaurant waiting for a table. He was looking down at his dark brown winter coat.
“What happened?” I asked.
NDSU Extension Service, 02/08/2013
“Mom, I’m going to have an orange,” my teenage daughter noted as she passed by me on her way to the kitchen sink.
“That’s good. There’s a plastic orange peeler in the drawer,” I said.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/25/2013
“I’m getting out of the way. Your mother is in the kitchen,” my husband said to our daughter.
I glanced at him and my daughter giggled.
“She’s going to make a huge mess for me to clean up,” he added.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/18/2013
“Please keep your forks out of my broccoli,” I said to my teenage son and daughter while we enjoyed a family meal in a restaurant. They grinned at me and proceeded to steal the dark green vegetables from my plate.
NDSU Extension Service, 01/11/2013
“I left cans of food in my garage after grocery shopping and they froze. Can I eat the food?”
“My frozen meat looks a little grayish. Is it safe to eat?”
“I partially defrosted some meat for dinner, but we have a family emergency and are leaving town. Can I refreeze the meat?”
NDSU Extension Service, 01/04/2013
Mom, you make the greatest cookies in the world! my
9-year-old daughter exclaimed with a dazzling smile.
I was flattered by her extreme compliment, but I knew she had ulterior motives. I was packing cookies into containers at the time. She was waiting for samples.
NDSU Extension Service, 12/28/2012
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