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4-H Announcements 12/2/2022

JANUARY/FEBRUARY NEWSLETTER ARTICLES DUE DECEMBER 15TH! Please send me your club minutes, photos and anything else you would like to share in the newsletter!  dana.berger@wisc.edu HOLIDAY DRIVE THRU PARADE FOR PARKVIEW Ridgeway 4-H Club invites you to join them on Sunday, December 4th for a drive thru parade around Parkview Health Center.  Decorate your car with signs, […]

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New Launch Alliance Pitch Event

NEW Launch Alliance Pitch Event Watch Top Winners from Local Pitch Competitions Vie to be Northeast Wisconsin’s Regional Pitch Winners! The eight participants will have a chance for broader investor attention, along with prize money of $2,000 for first place, $1,000 for second place and $500 for third place. Registration is required: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/new-launch-alliance-pitch-powered-by-new-north-tickets-468715028267

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Image of food in slow cooker and text that says Cook and Serve. Reheat leftovers to 165 degrees Fahrenheit in the microwave. Then keep them hot in a slow cooker.

Cook and Serve

Preheat leftovers to 165 degrees Fahrenheit in the microwave, then keep them hot in a slow cooker. Learn more at https://ask.usda.gov/s/article/Can-you-reheat-leftovers-in-a-slow-cooker#:~:text=Reheating%20leftovers%20in%20a%20slow,stays%20at%20140%20%C2%B0F. #NCRFoodSafety

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Turkey: 5 Ways to Enjoy the Flavor of the Season

Turkey: 5 Ways to Enjoy the Flavor of the Season

This week, many Americans will gather together with friends and family to celebrate Thanksgiving. When the fun is done, you may be left with more turkey than you anticipated. If you are looking for healthy ways to serve leftover turkey, nutritionists offer some ideas that align with the Dietary Guidelines. MyPlate Kitchen recipes have been developed […]

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4-H Announcements 11/23/2022

EGGS ARE IN THE INCUBATOR! Chick eggs were placed in the incubator Tuesday morning at the Extension Office. (Special thanks to Juanene and Chris Johnson for the donation of fertilized eggs!)  Stop on by to check out our Winnebago County 4-H ChickQuest display. Anticipated hatch date is December 12th (which will also be live streamed). […]

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Image of food in containers inside refrigerator and text that says Divide and Chill. Divide hot foods into shallow containers for faster cooling.

Divide and Chill

Divide hot foods into shallow containers for faster cooling. Learn more at https://www.fsis.usda.gov/food-safety/safe-food-handling-and-preparation/food-safety-basics/leftovers-and-food-safety #NCRFoodSafety

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Food Safety for ‘Planned Overs’

Have you heard the saying that a meal can be better when it’s reheated and served the next day?  As long as we follow a few food safety steps, those ‘planned overs’ will be both healthy and delicious. Cook Food Safely.  The first step in having safe ‘planned overs’ is cooking the food safely.  If […]

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Keep Black Friday for Shopping by Handling Thanksgiving Leftovers Safely

No one wants to have to have holiday time overshadowed by a foodborne illness, especially after the Thanksgiving day feast.  There are some easy steps to keeping the ‘happy’ in holidays: Keep food out of the Danger Zone: Bacteria grow rapidly between the temperatures of 40°F and 140°F.  That is what is referred to as […]

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You’ve Got the Right Stuff(ing)! Tips to Handle Stuffing with Care.

Stuffing is a big favorite around the Thanksgiving holiday.  Although it is delicious, covered with gravy, and mixed with slices of moist turkey, this side dish can also be dangerous.  Because moist, warm stuffing is an excellent medium for bacterial growth, it’s important to handle it safely and cook it to a safe minimum internal […]

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Don’t Make Turkey Frying a Disastrous Situation This Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is full of togetherness, giving thanks, lots of food, and some turkey deep frying horror stories.  From homes burning down to turkeys skyrocketing into the air, safely preparing and frying a turkey doesn’t have to be dangerous.  To avoid becoming one of these Thanksgiving Day horror stories, and to make sure you fry […]

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