Monthly Archives: December 2013

Your Holiday Meal Comes from the Farm

Happy holiday season from Minnesota’s farmers! From the snow covered fields and barns of rural Minnesota to bustling grocery stores and markets, food and agriculture are very much a part of this joyful season. No matter what tasty foods appear … Continue reading

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Soybean Lip Balm

There’s snow on the ground and temperatures are dropping – it’s winter in Minnesota!  This dry, cold winter air leads to dry skin and chapped lips.  Cure those chapped lips by making your own agriculture based lip balm!  This activity … Continue reading

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Beef Appetizers to Impress Your Guests

Small plates, finger foods, appetizers or (if you’re really fancy) “hors d’oeuvres”. Whatever you call them—we’ve got the recipes you need right here for the perfect bite of beefy goodness. Beef Appetizers are great for any occasion, whether it is … Continue reading

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MN Egg Farmers Reduce Environmental Footprint

Minnesota egg farmers are excited to report the results of a ground-breaking study, which shows that egg farmers across the U.S. have significantly reduced their environmental footprint over the past 50 years – all while producing more eggs to feed … Continue reading

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Beef and Couscous Stuffed Baby Bell Peppers

Tiny peppers are packed with Ground Beef, spinach and couscous for a colorful appetizer that’s easy on the waistline at only 35 calories each. Makes: 30 appetizers Total Recipe Time: 1 to 1 ¼ hours Ingredients 1 pound Ground Beef 15 baby sweet … Continue reading

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