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Around The Home: Be smart about chicken

The eighth annual 2012 Spring Chicken Festival/Chicken Cooking Contest in late April, and the more recent fourth annual Brenau Barbecue Championship mark the official start of grilling season. The former event sponsored by Keep Hall Beautiful was created to promote the leading agricultural money maker in Hall County - chicken.

May 30, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Handle eggs with care to avoid illness

Easter is almost here, with little girls in frilly dress, little boys in crisp new suits, and egg hunts everywhere.

March 28, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: More tips to stretch your grocery dollars

Here are eight more simple tips that can add up to big savings. If you missed the first set of tips on Feb. 29, go to gainesvilletimes.com and search "Around the Home."

March 21, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Shopping tips can help you save when money’s tight

The recent rise in the cost of gasoline is squeezing every family budget item, and experts say that this is only the beginning. I don't know about you, but there's no wiggle room in my budget as it is.

February 29, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Make comfort foods healthy

This year's mild winter weather has been nice, but this past weekend reminded us just how cold and windy winter can be.

February 15, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Tips to clean your fresh produce

We all know that a healthy diet should include lots of fresh, raw produce. Thanks to modern marketing and speedy shipping, we can get almost anything we desire any time of the year ... for a price.

January 25, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Beans are a healthy, low-cost meal option

How are you doing with your New Year's resolutions? We've entered the second week of 2012 and I fear some of us may have faltered a bit and need encouragement. My resolution to eat more "good-for-you" foods is proving to be a challenge.

January 11, 2012 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: New Year’s resolution time

It's that time again. A new year is about to unfold, and we vow to "do (fill-in-the- blank) better this year!" It also follows on the heels of the most festive time of the year, a time when we throw caution to the wind and eat our way through mountains of calorie-laden foods at every opportunity.

December 28, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Handle the leftover bird with care

The aroma of a turkey baking in my oven brings back memories of wonderful family Thanksgiving and Christmas celebrations.

November 23, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Life top stories


Around the Home: Save money eating out or at home

Have you been preparing a plan for nutritious meals for each week and following the tips given last month about how to get the best value for your food dollar? Good!

November 09, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Healthy Halloween tips for parents, treat givers

Here they come: a small cowboy on a stick horse, a ballerina twirling in her tutu, a roaring dinosaur, a giddy princess complete with tiara, a ghostly apparition appearing at your door.

October 26, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Shop smart to eat smart

Becoming a savvy food shopper is a worthy goal for anyone who shops for nutritious food these days. Finding the best, most nutritious foods while faced with rising prices is a challenge for all of us.

October 12, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Life top stories


Around the Home: Navigating the grocery options

I often walk down grocery aisles and marvel at the vast array of products now available to U.S. consumers. The sheer number of choices confuses even the wisest food shopper.

September 28, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Diabetes newsletter offers advice

Participants at the Northeast Georgia Diabetes 101 Conference recently learned many new ways to deal with this dangerous condition.

September 15, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


Around the Home: Preparing safe and kid-friendly school lunches

Can't you feel the excitement? School is back in session and it's time to think about filling those lunchboxes.

August 10, 2011 | Ginger Bennett | Columnists


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