Stars share recipes
You can eat like the stars with the help of the Canned Food Alliance's "Five Star Celebrity Cookbook." The book features 31 recipes, including 15 from celebrities like Rosie O'Donnell, Isaac Hayes and Patti LaBelle. The book is available now through March by making a donation of any amount to the Share Our Strength program, which fights hunger in America. For more information, click on www.mealtime .org.
Shopping for diabetics
Area Giants are offering store tours on healthy shopping practices for people living with diabetes. Registration forms - available at all Giant and Super G stores - must be completed and returned by March 15. The fee is $15, with a portion going to the American Diabetes Association.
Specialty mushrooms seem to be cropping up all over. Some are displayed loose in supermarkets, while others are packaged. All should look fresh and free from major blemishes. The Mushroom Council says mushrooms should be kept in paper bags or covered with paper towels in the refrigerator. Most will last about a week.
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