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Colorado Onions

“It’s hard to imagine civilization without onions.” -Julia Child Onions (Allium cepa) are versatile vegetables which add their special flavor characteristics to many popular recipes and may be prepared in a number of ways. They are separated into three color groups – yellow, red, and white.  Approximately 87% of the […]

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Be A Healthy Holiday Role Model

Wash your hands Remember to wash your hands frequently and encourage others to also, especially before handling food! Maintain a good work-life balance Find a healthy balance between work commitments and holiday festivities. Handle foods safely Use a food thermometer to check cooking temperatures and refrigerate leftovers promptly. Get enough […]

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Understanding and Making Kombucha

What is kombucha? Kombucha is a lightly effervescent, cider-like beverage, made by fermenting sweetened tea. It is produced using a starter culture of bacteria and yeasts called a SCOBY (Symbiotic Colony of Bacteria and Yeast). A mature SCOBY resembles a flat, jelly-like pancake, often referred to as a ‘mushroom’ or […]