Category Archives: Food Production

Fill Your Plate’s Collection of Articles for Arizona Gardeners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern     Arizona is an ideal place to garden, with it’s warm weather and lack of winter snow in the valley. Whether you are an experienced gardener or are just starting out, these tips … Continue reading

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How to Make a Layered Cake

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern (Picture credits: Courtney Rich)   If you are looking for a new hobby, need to bake a cake for a birthday, holiday, or special event, or want to save some money on your wedding … Continue reading

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The Truth About Nutella

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern   Photo: Hungry Onion blog Chocolate hazelnut spread is a favorite treat across the world. But have you ever looked at its nutrition label? Here’s all the facts, and why you might want to … Continue reading

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How to Make Jam for Beginners

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern One of my favorite treats is my dad’s warm homemade bread, right out of the oven, smothered with my mom’s homemade jam. Over the years she has made raspberry, peach, apricot, strawberry and blackberry … Continue reading

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12 Fun Facts about Potatoes

By Sarah Hunt, AZFB Communications Intern Potatoes are a common staple around the world, the United States, and even Arizona. We make them roasted, baked, mashed, and fried. They are a part of more American meals than we think. Dave … Continue reading

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