Monthly Archives: October 2015

Fall, Fairs, Festivals & Food Safety

Now that fall season is here, communities are offering hayrides, pumpkin picking, fall festivals, craft shows, and more. When thinking about these fall activities, many people start to crave iconic fall festival food, such as apple pies, hot spiced cider, … Continue reading

Posted in Food Safety | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Apple Season, What’s Your Favorite?

What’s your favorite fall aroma?  There are many to choose from, but I love the smell of warm apples.  That list extends to apple pie, applesauce and apple bread, and the best part is there are always new recipes to try … Continue reading

Posted in Food Safety | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Apple Cider Safety

Fall is here, the apple harvest is in full swing and that means it’s time for cider! I do enjoy apple cider, but am cautious because it has been involved in a number of foodborne illness outbreaks. Apple cider is … Continue reading

Posted in Food Safety | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Don’t Throw That Pumpkin Away!

Later this month, many of us will be thinking about what we are going to do with the pumpkins we have grown or bought to use as decorations around the house.  Rather than throwing them out into the field or … Continue reading

Posted in Food Safety | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment