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Recipe of the Week: Tart Lime Smoothie

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During summer months, it’s common for many people to want to spend as much time outside enjoying the weather as possible. From the minute they wake up to when the sun goes down (and beyond), nearly everyone wants to take advantage of the warm summer heat. Especially kids, who often want to enjoy their break from school for the year. ...

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Canning Demonstration with Sage & Dawn at Fresno Flats Saturday, June 26

During the long, enforced “time-out” endured during 2020, some folks revived skills that occupied extra time. For others the extra time has enabled them to gain knowledge that will serve them in good stead in the future.Fresno Flats Historical Museum resumes its mission to keep local history alive by offering demonstrations and classes that meet the desires of many of ...

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Recipe of the Week: Banh Mi Steak Sandwiches

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A hearty flavor profile and perfectly prepared, high-quality meat can make a spring meal truly spectacular, especially when paired with fresh veggies in a protein-packed sandwich. Inspired by Vietnamese tradition, this Banh Mi recipe – which features tender a flat iron steak, pickled carrots, bright lettuce and crunchy cucumbers – is sure to be a crowd-pleaser at your next gathering. ...

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Recipe of the Week: Sunshine Smoothie

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It’s that time of year again when nearly everyone wants to be outside all day, every day. These are the times kids have been waiting for all year long. The sun is shining bright in the sky, the flowers are blooming and the temperature is rising every minute. Spring and summer are typically full of fun, laughter, family and friends ...

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Recipe of the Week: Kids Charcuterie Snack Board

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Summer sun means it’s time for warm-weather fun for kids of all ages, and all that activity and playing calls for snacks and hydration to recharge. Whether your children like to play poolside or take a bicycle adventure through the neighborhood, the right nutrient-dense foods can keep the fun going all day long. For an option that quenches hunger (and ...

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Recipe of the Week: Kickin’ Chicken Tostadas

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Warmer months typically call for lighter bites, and one of the first things that comes to mind for many is a fresh and flavorful salad. While a salad is a quick and easy way to up your veggie intake and get food on the table in next to no time, the same formula over and over again can make mealtimes ...

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Recipe of the Week: Tuscan Chicken Pierogi Skillet

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From big things like juggling a career and family priorities to little things like writing lunchtime love notes, there are so many ways moms lift up their families and the people they love every day. In today’s world, where multi-tasking has taken on a whole new meaning, it’s clear moms deserve to be celebrated. One of the easiest ways to ...

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Recipe of the Week: Very Berry and Creamy Coconut Ice Cream

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Few relationships are as special as a bond between a mother and her child. There is often so much laughter, so much love and so many good times spent around food and family over the years. From trying new foods together and cooking lessons at a young age to time-honored family recipes, there are few things better than mom’s cooking. ...

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Recipe of the Week: Dreamy Chocolate Mousse

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Some of the best memories throughout life stick with you forever as you play them over and over in your head and smile, thinking fondly of those times. A lot of these good memories are centered around laughs, great conversation and irresistible, mouthwatering food. Family events such as wedding showers or Mother’s Day, or the first day of spring after ...

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Over the Garden Fence: Direct Seeding

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By Bob Labozetta (UC Master Gardener, Mariposa) Some plants just don’t lend themselves to indoor seeding and later transplanting. They prefer to start and finish in the same place. This is usually due to having a delicate root system. Beans, beets, carrots, corn, cucumbers, lettuce, melons, peas, radish, scallions, spinach, squash, swiss chard, turnips, zucchini prefer direct seeding. There are ...

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