Don’t gamble with your restraurant budget: Try a casino buffet

By Bob Difley If you’re not a gambler and you’ve never been to Las Vegas, Biloxi or Atlantic City, you may not realize the full-scale delights of a casino buffet. The hotels and casinos figure that you wouldn’t be there if you didn’t engage in gaming, and they want you to choose their casino to spend your gaming dollars —... Read More

Freezing foods for easy fixin’ – Part 2

Editor’s note: Adding to Ralph Graner’s ideas for freezing foods for easy fixin’, here’s a little extra freezin’ foods wisdom from Alice Henneman, MS, RD, Extension Educator and Dietitian with the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension in Lancaster County, and Joyce Jensen, Registered Environmental Health Specialist with the Lincoln-Lancaster County Health Department. STEP 1. Cool foods “slightly” at room temperature before refrigeration.... Read More

A warning about outdoor grilling: Danger lurks!

Be careful the next time you eat a hamburger or other product cooked on an outdoor grill. There could be danger lurking in the form of undetected wire bristles left by grill-cleaning brushes. The problem is so serious that the Center For Disease Control (CDC) recently issued a consumer warning. The small wires can work their way into the hamburgers... Read More