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Dec 2, 2019

December 4th is not an official holiday. However, cookie lovers know that it’s National Cookie Day. The cookie has come a long way since Dutch bakers discovered them when they used small amounts of batter to test oven temperatures. However, making a cookie isn’t easy. In fact, there’s a lot of science involved. ...


Nov 25, 2019

Research shows everyone benefits from eating meals together. K-State Research and Extension child development specialist Bradford Wiles and Extension nutrition specialist Sandy Procter have co-authored a new publication that focuses on how to get the most benefit from eating together. Procter says family meals play...


Nov 18, 2019

Americans really like turkey for Thanksgiving. In fact, the National Turkey Federation says nearly 88% of Americans will eat turkey that day. However, turkey is something we typically don’t prepare on a regular basis. As a result, many people have questions about the size of turkey they need, how long it takes to thaw...


Nov 11, 2019

We have entered into what a professor of food nutrition at Kansas State University calls the season of feasting. That season, which started last month with Halloween, continues through Super Bowl Sunday in February. Tanda Kidd, who is also a food nutrition specialist with K-State Research and Extension, explains how we...


Nov 8, 2019

Food insecurity refers to the USDA’s measure of lack of consistent access to enough food for an active, healthy life. In 2015, an estimated one in eight Americans were food insecure – that’s 42 million Americans, including 13 million children. In addition to federal nutrition programs, local food pantries...