Enriching Lives
July 27, 2016
Top Summer Food Safety Tips 
Martha Murphy  
Foods & Nutrition for Limited Resource Families Agent 

Food spoils faster in the summer. Fortunately, you can take steps to make sure your food is safe to eat, even during the summer heat.
Are you looking for a new recipe? Find this Lemony Tortellini-Spinach Salad at the bottom of the article for a refreshing summer bite. This recipe calls for onions, tomatoes, feta, spinach, lemon, tortellini and more!
Help Your Child Become A Good Money Manager
Chuckie Hessong
Family & Child Development Agent 

Researchers know that strong families feel "in control" of their finances. Some very rich families feel "out of control," and some very poor families have this vital feeling of being "in control." Help your children learn how to be "in control" of their spending. ...Complete Article  Audio
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Featured Recipe

Lemon Tortellini-Spinach Salad
1 pkg. (9 oz.) refrigerated cheese tortellini, cooked, rinsed
1 cup coarsely chopped fresh spinach
1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese
1/2 cup yellow (or red) cherry tomatoes, halved
1/4 cup finely chopped red onions
1/4 cup zesty Italian dressing
1/2 tsp. zest and 2 tsp. juice from 1 lemon
1/4 tsp. dried oregano leaves, crushed
  1. Combine ingredients.  
  2. Refrigerate 30 min.

K-State Newsletters
Preserve it Fresh, Preserve it Safe
This newsletter is a bi-monthly publication of K-State Research and Extension and University of Missouri Extension to provide information on safe food preservation.
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This is a monthly newsletter published by K-State Research and Extension's Rapid Response Center with news articles based on questions received, current food safety issues, or information based on the time of the year.

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Barbara Ames

Nutrition, Health & Food Safety
Phone: 620-331-2690

Chuckie Hessong
Family & Child Development
Phone: 620-724-8233

Kylie Ludwig
Family Resource Management & Community Development
Phone: 620-784-5337

Martha Murphy
Foods & Nutrition for
Limited Resource Families
Phone: 620-232-1930

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