Monthly Archives: February 2012

Having a Cow Can Be a Heart-Healthy Choice

Minneapolis, Minnesota — Lean beef can contribute to a heart-healthy diet in the same way lean white meats can, according to nutritional scientists. In a new clinical study, which Minnesota beef and dairy farmers helped fund through the beef checkoff … Continue reading

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Complimentary Recipes Book Features Chefs’ Creations from Pork Culinary Competition

Bellies and Butts, Pork Praline with Butternut Squash Puree and Szechuan Pork Belly are a few of the recipes featured in the 2012 Taste of Elegance pork recipe book. The book features short biographies on the 17 participating chefs plus … Continue reading

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Farmers Feed US and the World

The world’s population will likely reach 9.2 billion people in 2050, with virtually all new growth occurring in the developing world, according to the United Nations. To feed all those people, global food production must double by 2050. In many … Continue reading

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Minnesota: A State Made for Agriculture

Minnesota is known for many things. We’re the land of 10,000 lakes. There are more theater seats per capita here than any place outside of New York City. And we’re a shopping magnet because of the Mall of America. But … Continue reading

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Recipe of the Month: Szechuan Beef Stir-Fry

Servings: 4 Prep Time: 15 minutes Ingredients 2 beef shoulder center steaks (ranch), cut 3/4 inch thick (about 8 ounces each) 1 package (10 ounces) fresh vegetable stir-fry blend 3 tablespoons water 1 clove garlic, minced 1/2 cup prepared sesame-ginger stir-fry … Continue reading

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