Storing Vegetables for Winter

By Alma Copeland, Home Economist TEAM Resources Pumpkins, winter squash and root vegetables can easily be stored for winter use. Even apartment dwellers can be successful at storing some vegetables …

Barbecue Basics

The characteristic barbecue flavour that we enjoy is created by the smoke that results from fat and juices dripping onto the barbecue heating medium, such as charcoal, lava rocks, ceramic …

What is MSG?

Monosodium glutamate is a salt that is made from glutamate acid. Glutamate acid or glutamate, is one of the most common amino acids found in nature. It is a major …

How to Marinate Safely

Marinating or soaking meat, poultry, fish and game in a seasoned liquid, called a marinade, enhances the flavor of the food and often makes it more tender. However, unless proper …

You Can – Can Tomatoes!

Canning surplus ripe tomatoes from the garden makes sense for the budget conscious. Canned tomatoes are good eaten alone, served hot or cold, as a base for soups, or combined …

Cooking with Manitoba Foods

Times Have Changed for Pork

If you are afraid pork will increase the fat in your diet, worry no more. Today’s pork is about 23 percent leaner and 26 percent lower in cholesterol than it …

Making Jam and Jelly

  Making jam and jelly provides an opportunity to be creative. You can try new combinations of fruit, nuts, coconut or raisins to meet your family’s taste preferences, or provide …