You’ve got the right stuff(ing)! Tips to handle stuffing with care.

Stuffing is a big favorite around the Thanksgiving holiday.  Regionally in the U.S., it’s called by various names:  stuffing, filling, or dressing.  The ingredients used in stuffing are often regional as well.  Usually based on a bread mixture, other ingredients such as grains, pasta, fruits, vegetables, shellfish, sausage, giblets, and nuts are also used.  Stuffing […]

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Safe Thawing Instructions for the Thanksgiving Turkey

Many families purchase a frozen Thanksgiving turkey, and getting the turkey to the table involves “The Big Thaw.”  Turkeys must be kept at a safe temperature during “the big thaw.”  While frozen, a turkey is safe indefinitely.  However, as soon as it begins to thaw, bacteria present before freezing can begin to grow again.  Turkeys […]

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Columbia County Local Foods

(last updated 5/23/16) More Information will be coming soon!! Click on the Brochure to see Farmers Market locations, Food Resources, and more 2016 Columbia County Local Foods Brochure  (PDF, 2 pages, 103 KB) Also visit the Wisconsin Local Food network for more Local Food events and information http://wilocalfood.wordpress.com/. Food and Value Added Agriculture http://fyi.uwex.edu/aic/local-food/

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