Sponsored: Uses for canned pumpkin

Question: What Can you do with a Can of Pumpkin?

Sponsored: Prediabetes

Question: My doctor has told me I have "prediabetes" - what does this mean?

Sponsored: How to Remain a "free-range" Older Adult

As we age many of us want to remain independent ("free-range") and healthy for as long as possible. Our nutritional  and physical status play a big role in this. If you are elderly or if you have elderly friends, relatives or neighbors - here are some things to think about and watch for. Talk to your health care provider about: 

Sponsored: What should I look at on the Nutrition Facts panel?

The first thing you should pay attention to on the Nutrition Facts panel (the black and white panel on the side or back of an item) is the SERVING SIZE. The Nutrition Facts panel represents a breakdown of the nutrition of an item for a specific serving.

Sponsored: Halloween treats

For fun Halloween treats and more, visit ingles-markets.com/recipes.

Sponsored: Ingredient Intelligence

Have you ever been cooking or baking and unintentionally left out or forgotten an ingredient?  Sometimes missing that one crucial ingredient can ruin a dish or a baked product.  A recipe is a little like a performance in a theatre; each ingredient has a role or a purpose. Without that ingredient you may end up with a failed dish or baked item or one that disappoints in terms of quality. 

Sponsored: Winter squash

This is the season of “winter squash.” Winter Squash like acorn, spaghetti squash, hubbard, kabocha, delicata, butternut and pumpkin are the hard skinned cousins to summer squash (zucchini and yellow squash).  Winter squash come in a variety of colors and sizes and make a beautiful fall display — but are also nutritious and delicious to eat. 

Sponsored: Supermarket lingo

Every industry, including the supermarket world, has their own lingo. How many of these supermarket terms and abbreviations do you know or have you heard when you are in your local Ingles store? 

Sponsored: #EatTogether September

Many of us have had significant changes in our lives and schedules due to the Pandemic and we are cooking at home more than ever before. With many restaurants closed to inside dining or only open at partial capacity we may also be eating out less. 

Sponsored: More muscadines

Recently I was able to participate in a Zoom webinar by the NC Muscadine Growers Association to learn more about muscadine grapes, how and where they are grown in North Carolina, some of the different varieties and I even got to sample some different types of muscadine grapes.

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