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  1. What Schools Need to Know to Enhance School-Family Engagement within their Grandfamily Communities

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hgy-5810

    help grandchildren by supporting grandparents in their efforts to raise grandchildren. Schools may be ... guidance may be a valuable resource for these caregivers.  Grandparents may need additional support to help ... privacy can convey a feeling of distance and may put families at arm’s length. In addition, school systems ...

  2. Selecting, Storing, and Using Fresh Herbs

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5520

    culinary herbs, both fresh and dried, have phytonutrients. Phytonutrients may help protect against chronic ... refrigerator. Change water daily. Herbs may last for up to a week stored in this manner. Tips about frozen herbs ... Tips about dried herbs Dried herbs may be three to four times stronger than fresh herbs. When using ...

  3. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Eggplant

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5517

    medium size (3 to 4 inches in diameter). Other varieties of eggplant may range from egg-shaped to long ... poor quality. Shriveled and flabby eggplant is often bitter and poor in flavor. Decay may appear in any ... dark sunken area on the surface. Cracked skin across brown spots may indicate a storage-related disease ...

  4. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Greens

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5519

    contain phytonutrients that may help prevent cancer and heart disease. Greens are high in folate, ... calories per cup. Kale, spinach, and turnip greens are high in lutein, a phytonutrient that may reduce the ... risk of age-related eye disease. Vitamin C may be lost if greens are overcooked unless the broth is ...

  5. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Asparagus

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5508

    asparagus typically is known for its bright green coloring, it may also be white or purple. White asparagus ... Fresh, frozen, and canned asparagus supports better nutrition with a range of benefits:  One cup of ... wash asparagus before refrigerating—it promotes bacterial growth. Asparagus may be refrigerated up to ...

  6. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Grapes

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/HYG-5518

    fresh grapes, instead of juice, as they contain more fiber and phytonutrients that may reduce ...

  7. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Broccoli, Brussels Sprouts, and Cauliflower

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg5512

    compact buds in the head. Yellow flowers in buds or very rough, bumpy heads may indicate broccoli is old ... day as part of a healthy diet.  Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, and cauliflower support better nutrition ...

  8. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Beets

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5510

    surface.  Oversized beets may be woody. Size and condition of the leafy stem on top of the beet does not ... roots may be satisfactory if firm. Avoid elongated beets with round, scaly areas around the top of the ... recommends 2½ cups of a variety of vegetables each day as part of a healthy diet. Beets support proper ...

  9. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Cabbage

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5513

    most common type. Popular varieties include: Early (December through May) has a conical (pointed) head, ... is not tightly packed, and is light green. Domestic (May through Autumn) has a slightly flat head, is ... several times with cold water. Do not use soap, detergent, or bleach when washing because the cabbage may ...

  10. Selecting, Storing, and Serving Ohio Sweet Corn

    https://ohioline.osu.edu/factsheet/hyg-5516

    is tender crisp. Grill – Place ears of corn on the grill grate over direct heat and turn frequently ...

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