zucchini

What’s a Summer Without Zucchini?

Whatever else you have planted in your garden this summer, I hope you threw a few zucchini seeds into the ground. Really, a few! This summer standby is a prolific producer. If you got excited and planted the entire packet of zucchini seeds, get ready to see a lot of green. continue reading

Barbecue safety

Food Safety, Part I: Best Practices for Safe Grilling

Summer is a great time of year for barbecues, vacations, and camping and boating excursions. And, for many of us, it’s a chance to indulge in some special foods that we reserve specifically for these activities. However, just because it’s summer and you’re on vacation, it doesn’t mean you should be less careful about how you handle your food – after all, the last thing you need is a nasty bout of food poisoning! continue reading