Safe & Healthy: Should you buy name-brand or store-brand groceries?

Buying store-brand groceries may save you money in the new year!  A story by Consumer Reports founds that store brand groceries may be a significant source of savings for households.   Consumer Reports (CR) surveyed their readers to determine their buying habits, and then visited grocery stores to look at prices of name-brand versus store-brand products. […]

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Safe Preserving: Canned Corn

What causes corn to turn brown during canning?  Almost nothing reflects the taste of summer like corn-on-the cob. Capturing this taste of summer for cold winter months can be easy to do as long as you keep a few tips in mind. Super-sweet corn often sold at farmers’ markets, and delicious for fresh eating, may […]

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