Susan Krumm

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Bone up on turkey terms

Tips for thawing and defrosting the big bird and definitions of the labels on the package.

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Award-winning recipes from the Douglas County Fair

From whole wheat bread to apple carrot raisin muffins, we've got all of the recipes from this year's fair.

Cooking Q&A: Some additional tips for holiday meal preparation

Some questions and answers about Thanksgiving Day meal preparation.

All about the pumpkin: From canned pumpkin shortages to pureeing

Is there a canned pumpkin shortage again this year?

Myths about food and weight dispelled

There are many myths out there related to food intake and physical activity that make it difficult to know what to believe.

Make home cooking easy with a kitchen makeover

Does your kitchen need a makeover?

New dietary guidelines will promote better health

For those of you that don’t know about the U.S. Dietary Guidelines, let me summarize what they are.

Make dinner center of your Family Day

I’ve never done this before, but for a change, it’s my turn to ask you, the readers, the question: “What is your family doing for dinner on Sept. 27?”

Make the best of your own Family Day

In 2001, the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse created Family Day: A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children, as a national effort to promote family dinners as an effective way to reduce substance abuse among children and teens.

Dinner with family needed for many reasons

Put a star on Sept. 27 on your calendar and make a date for dinner with your family.

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