About: Cindy Brison MS RD LMNT

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Corn: So Much to get Steamed About!

  Corn on the cob is a favorite summertime food---and in season now!  It is great steamed, grilled or roasted.  You can serve it hot or cold in salads.  It is a great source of fiber and iron.  What’s not to like about corn?!  There are many little known facts about corn.  See if you were aware of any of these?
  • During the 2015 growing season, it is estimated that 82% of Nebraska’s 1.6021 billion bushels produced during the year will be
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Get your Grill On!

          I love grilled foods.  They are simple to make and do not leave a mess in my kitchen.  During the summer, or the last two weeks in Nebraska, the heat has approached close to 100 degrees everyday.  The last thing I want to do is  to heat up my oven and the house to make dinner.  The grill is an excellent alternative.  It is also a way to prepare foods and add flavor without adding a lot of fat and
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Farmers Markets

When you work at the Extension Office, you can tell spring has arrived by a couple of signs.  First, the master gardeners have come back and have started answering gardening calls--lots of them!  The second sign is the start of local farmers markets.  Many have started--and others will start soon. Farmers markets are places where you can purchase local produce, and in many cases other locally produced items.  The positive aspect of local produce is that it is fresh--probably just picked
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