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Freezing Food: Reducing Food Waste

It is estimated that one-third of all food produced in the world is wasted. In the U.S. alone, we lose 30-40% of our food supply along the food chain. This represents a major financial cost as well as a loss of natural resources. Twenty-five percent of the country’s fresh water […]

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Fruit Empanadas and Tortillas

Fruit Empanadas Empanadas are stuffed pastries, similar to turnovers, which are baked or fried. These popular snacks that originated in Latin America can be savory or sweet but only fruit-filled empanadas can be sold as cottage foods in Colorado. Tortillas Tortillas, originating in Mexico, are a type of soft, thin […]

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Flour

Products baked with flours, such as breads, are very popular in our society. The three parts of the wheat kernel — the bran, germ, and endosperm — are separated during milling and recombined to create different types of flours. Although any grain can be used to make flour, wheat flour […]