Savannah Valley District

Homemaker’s Column: Queen Of Fruits Is A Real Peach

HOMEMAKER’S COLUMN BY: CHRISTINE PATRICK COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT   QUEEN OF FRUITS IS A REAL PEACH Peach time in South Carolina ushers in the season for peach shortcake, peach cobbler, peach ice cream, peach pie, peaches & cream, and plain peaches. What a misnomer that is. Peaches, sweet and tree-ripened, with no accompaniment, are not […]

Homemaker’s Column: Family Mealtime – More Than Just A Meal

HOMEMAKER’S COLUMN CHRISTINE J. PATRICK COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT   FAMILY MEALTIME: MORE THAN JUST A MEAL Sitting down together to enjoy a family meal provides more than the food prepared. Benefits of sharing a meal include: Connection – People of all ages eat better when meals are shared with family and friends. Any meal counts, not […]

Homemaker’s Column: Melon Basics

HOMEMAKER’S COLUMN BY: CHRISTINE PATRICK COUNTY EXTENSION AGENT MELON BASICS It’s that time of year again: Melon season! What are some practical tips on purchasing and using melons? Buying Melons • When selecting melons of any variety, look for quality and freshness. • The melon rind should have good color and should not be misshapen […]