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Ken Leuth from Streat Side Cafe in Southport

Golden 'A' Awards

Several weeks ago, I had the opportunity to attend the county’s Golden A Awards ceremony. This is hosted by the …

Loupe search for employees and selection of talented manager.

Brunswick County JCPC Teen Court Assistant

Brunswick County Teen Court currently has the position of Teen Court Assistant available. Direct Supervisor: Teen Court Director Location: Brunswick County Courthouse Basic Function: …

a garbage bin full of old food

Avoiding Food Waste at Home

Over one-third of all available food in the United States goes uneaten due to loss or waste. It’s estimated that …

Avery Ashley explaining why don't we eat more fruits and vegetables.

More Veggies

Avery Ashley our Family and Consumer Science Extension Agent along with our Extension Master Food Volunteers (EMFVs) recently conducted a …

picture of five different kinds of soups in bowls

Make It Soup-er

It’s a rainy day as I write this. I’m thinking about making a big pot of soup. Soup can be …

healthy homemade chickpea hummus with olive oil and smoked paprika, wooden background, top view

Chickpeas or Garbanzo Beans...

Chickpeas or garbanzo beans. Just different names for the same food. But no matter what you call them these …

DASH Easting Plan

Do the DASH

I’ve written a lot about the Mediterranean Diet and our Family and Consumer Science staff and volunteers teach about …

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Just for Peanut Butter Lovers

What do you like best smooth or crunchy peanut butter? I’m asking this question because I’m thinking about peanut butter. …

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Safety of Leftover Rice

Leftover rice. There are several articles making their way around the internet and some columns in national newspapers on …

picture of a bowl of Zoat, which is oatmeal mixed with different ingredients.

Oatmeal Day

I bet you missed it. Last Monday (February 12) was Oatmeal Day. But don’t fret, you can “celebrate” this any …

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