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Posts tagged cantaloupe

March 13, 2014

Bioterror 

herd of cattle

Could Our Food Supply Be A Target For Terrorists?

Experts suspect that the reason the U.S. has avoided a large-scale attack on food is that it doesn’t carry the same weight as a suicide bomb or shooting.

May 7, 2013

Sweet Tooth 

Mint And Orange Syrup Over Raspberries

Herbs With Fruit, How Sweet It Is

We’re making some herb-infused simple syrups to drizzle over fresh fruit we picked up at the market.

February 18, 2013

Fruit Kabobs 

fruit-stix

Kids In The Kitchen: Cheese And Fruit Snack Stix

This recipe is like a fruit and cheese kabob. Get your kids to form an assembly line to create these portable snacks.

February 11, 2013

Tooty Fruity 

Fruit Stacker

Kids In The Kitchen: Fruit Stacker Parfait

This colorful and nutritious dish will satisfy your kid's sweet tooth.

November 24, 2012

Tainted Food 

cantaloupe in hand

The Struggle To Trace Produce From Farm To Table

A new law could force the produce industry – from top to bottom -- to get serious about traceability.

January 13, 2012

Food Fears 

cantaloupe

Listeria Outbreak Traced To Faulty Inspection

Untreated water and outdated machines contributed to a listeria outbreak that killed 30 people in September.

October 21, 2011

Garden To Table 

Melon Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

An Inside Look At Organic Gardening, And Two Melon Desserts

We get our hands dirty at a couple area farms in today’s podcast. Melon takes center stage in tour two recipes. And, we chat with school lunch crusader, Mrs. Q.

October 20, 2011

Fruity Dessert 

Melon Lime Soup With Sorbet, Berries And Mint

Melon Lime Soup With Sorbet, Berries And Mint

This dish is perfect for folks looking for a lighter alternative to heavy desserts like cakes.

October 19, 2011

Fruit Salad 

Fruit Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

Melon And Blackberry Salad With Ginger Lime Syrup

This syrup is great used in cocktails or in marinades, but today we're drizzling it over a fruit salad.

October 7, 2011

Food Safety 

farm

New FDA Inspections To Stop Outbreaks Before They Start

New FDA requirements could stop outbreaks -- like the recent listeria linked to cantaloupe -- before they start.

September 28, 2011

Deadly Outbreak 

Cantaloupe

Listeria Outbreak Could Be ‘Deadliest In A Decade’

A listeria outbreak tied to Colorado cantaloupe has 13 confirmed deaths and 72 illnesses, but those numbers could rise.

September 20, 2011

Foodborne Illnesses 

Cantaloupe

Colorado Cantaloupe Responsible For Listeria Outbreak

So far four deaths have been linked to listeria after consuming cantaloupe shipped from a Colorado farm. Jensen Farms issued a voluntary recall last week.

September 1, 2011

Food Safety 

cantaloupe

Del Monte Sues FDA, More Than Just Cantaloupe At Stake

Del Monte Foods has sued the FDA over their decision to halt imports of cantaloupe from Guatemala, sending a wave of fear through food regulators.

August 12, 2011

Summer Bounty 

Pickling Jars with carrots, green beans, and wax beans

Summer Produce: Pickled Peppers And Fresh Fruit Boat

We get advice from a pickling expert and try our hand preserving some hot peppers. And, fresh fruit with tequila lime syrup makes a delicious brunch treat.

July 29, 2011

Summer Flavors 

Raspberries And Cantaloupes

Herb-Infused Syrups To Drizzle Over Fresh Fruit

In addition to our recipes, we explores the real impact of food miles, and Daniel Tucker speaks about farmers who are changing the way we experience food.

July 23, 2011

Summery Greens 

Summer Salad with blueberries, greens, and rice

Farmers Market Salad With Fresh Lemon Basil Dressing

What I decided to make from the treasures I purchased from the market was a salad that makes a wonderful side or light lunch.

June 19, 2011

Green Thumb 

Strawberry Blossom

Beginner’s Guide To Gardening: Love Letter To Your Garden

Is there anything more gratifying than the sweet reward of reaping what you sow? Not when it comes to the vegetable garden.

May 16, 2011

Foodie Skin Care 

man with soap on his face and a cucumber slice covering his eye

Eleven Ideas For Edible Facial Masks

My grandmother used all-natural methods to help her skin stay healthy. I have come up with some of my own concoctions for you to experiment with!

December 17, 2010

Start The Day Off Right 

Woodstone Oven Eggs

Brunch, Part 2: Drunken Watermelon And Woodstone Oven Eggs

More brunch! An egg casserole with artichoke hearts, potatoes and a slew of other things. And, the Drunken Watermelon will put a smile on your guests’ faces.

August 27, 2010

Heirloom Tomato Recipes 

heirloom tomatoes

Raw And Saucy: Tomato And Melon Salad & Tomato Sauce

We’re keeping it fresh and clean with a raw tomato salad with melons. And, we’ve got a tomato sauce recipe that will beat anything you can buy from the store.

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