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Welcome to our Radio Archives: “Encouragement in the Kitchen”

The purpose and mission of our weekly radio show (and with everything we do) is to “Prepare you and your kitchen with tools, tips, skills and encouragement.”  We venture beyond discussions of whole wheat and grains and include other areas in making your kitchen more efficient and rewarding, and ways you can save money.

This page is in the midst of an update – so please pardon our dust!

 

The Importance of Healthy Oils?

How to choose them, use them and how to store them!

On this show, we will be discussing the important reasons to use Healthy Oils and how to make them a part of our kitchen.  Here are some of the items we will discuss:

* What are the Smoke points, and why are they important?
* What about FAT?
* Single chain, Mono-Unsaturated Fatty Acids deciphered.
* Are there healthy saturated fats?
* Are there imposters on the ‘oil’ isle?
* Non-stick spray  – friend or foe?

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Why Mill Whole Wheat & Grains at home?

Good reasons for milling at home

On this show, we will be discussing the reasons (there are many) for milling whole grains at home.

From health to budget the reasons for home milling are often over looked by most people because they feel it will be time consuming or costly. Neither of those assumptions are correct. This show will help you dispel those thoughts.

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Juicing for Your Health

Benefits of Juicing

Four out of six of us in the Miller Family (daughter-in-law included in the count) are going on a Juice Fast/Feast! We are currently on day 3 and counting.

Come listen to just what are the benefits of juicing, the best foods to juice and find out what is the best juicer! It doesn’t have to always be a fast – juicing can boost the intake of live fruits and veggies during every regular day!

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Beyond Stocking the Freezer

Using Your Freezer to Save Money

This appliance is more than a huge ice chest. It’s a budget booster if you learn how to use it right! Tonight we’re going to discuss how to stretch money, prolong foods and serve your convenience needs by using the freezer.

  • Using the freezer as the middle-man for longer storage
  • How to freeze to get the best use of items.
  • Planning freezer meals.

 

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Budget Meals for Cold Days

Preparing Warm Meals on a Budget:

When temperatures drop in winter we are often tempted to not eat as healthy. Maybe that’s more of an individual issue, but the fact remains that colder weather can be a stumbling block for many in eating a healthy diet. This show we share options for preparing warm meals (budget) on those cold winter days.

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Sprouted Grains

Sprouted Grains are wonderful

  • How easy is it to use sprouted grains?
  • What is the difference between sprouted grains and unsprouted grains?
  • What can I and can’t I do with sprouted grains?

Join us tonight to discuss these and other questions!

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Dehydrate to Save Money

It can be easy to Create Delicious Dehydrated Foods

We are going to talk about simple ways to dehydrate to save yourself some serious money by making those live fruits, herbs and veggies still nutritious and last much longer!

Hope you’ll join us!

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Good Food Gone Bad (Part 3)

Safely Managing Meat

Listen tonight  as we focus on working with foods that may provide not be  fish, steak, poultry, pork, luncheon/deli meats, cheese, dairy and  eggs!

  • When has meat officially ‘gone bad’?
  • How can I tell if meat is spoiled?
  • Up to what point can meat still be used beyond the “use by” date?
  • How do I make meats last longer?

 

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Good Food Gone Bad (Part 2)!

Difficulties with Dairy

Listen tonight  as we focus on working with foods that may provide not be  fish, steak, poultry, pork, luncheon/deli meats, cheese, dairy and  eggs!

  • When has dairy officially ‘gone bad’?
  • How can I tell if something is spoiled and unusable?
  • Up to what point can it still be used?
  • How do I make the food last longer?

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Good Food Gone Bad (Part 1)!

Being Productive with Produce

  • When has produce ‘gone bad’?
  • How can I easily tell when produce is not usable?
  • Up to what point can produce still be used?
  • How do I make produce last longer?

 

Listen tonight and we’ll go over some tips and techniques to keep good food from going bad and how to recognize when to toss it!

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Holiday Baking Breakdown!

Creating a cheerful and organized Kitchen

Breaking down the holiday cooking into ‘bite-sized’ events can help keep cheer and merriment in your kitchen.

On this show, we will discuss ways to effectively manage your Holiday baking and food preparations, so you can enjoy your family.

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Balancing Act of a Healthy Diet!

Healthy Food Planning

Tired or hearing all the Fad ‘diets’ that say don’t eat this (major food group) eat more that (major food group)?

Let’s try some seriously easy balancing steps as we try to approach healthy food consumption and planning.

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Planning to Prepare the Feast

Pre-Thanksgiving Pep-talk

The special feast is planned and tomorrow we actually begin preparing the meal.  Before getting frantic, let’s talk about ways we can organize the meal to make things more effective.

We’re going to calmly get it together before it’s time for bed!

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Upcoming Training Classes

Incredible Baking and Cooking classes Ahead!

2012 is going to be a fantastic year for Millers Grain Houses.  We have great plans for training classes and retreats, and look forward to sharing in the kitchen.

Join us tonight to discuss the plans ahead, and how you can be a part!

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Saving Money with Food Coupons

Returning to Couponing:  It’s not that extreme

In a tight economy, companies use coupon advertisements to entice us to visit their store.  Obviously, giving coupons will bring traffic and create cash flow.

On our show, we will discuss how you can use coupons to save a bundle of money on your grocery bill.  You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to save money with this “non-extreme” method.

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Preparing Veggies in the Winter

Winter Squash

On this show we will discuss winter squash.  Many of these vegetables are offered at bargain prices per pound and are excellent in nutritional value.  We’ll discuss how to prepare veggies that will stretch the grocery budget.

 

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From: Donna

mewithmuffinsHi!  I'm so glad you stopped by.

Please make yourself at home!

Let me know if I can assist you in any way.  If you are looking for grain mills or other kitchen appliances, be sure to stop by the store. www.millersgrainhouse.com/store