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Nashville, Ark. – Has your family size decreased due to kids moving off to college
or getting started out on their own? Are you an “empty nester”?
Do you live by yourself and find it difficult to prepare healthy, inexpensive meals?
This can be a real challenge. However, with the right tools and information, you can
eat healthy while enjoying the foods you love. Here’s how:
Before long you will master the art of reducing recipes and making meals go further.
If you are interested in receiving the fact sheet on storing foods in the freezer
or for a handy chart showing how to reduce recipes, contact the Howard County Extension
Service at 870-845-7517 or visit our office located on the second floor of the courthouse.
The Cooperative Extension Service is part of the University of Arkansas Division of
This recipe was featured this week at the Extension Homemakers Leader
Training lesson, “Quick, Healthy, Inexpensive Meals for 1 or 2”. It is perfect for
fall! If you would like to receive information about Extension Homemakers and what
they do to help improve their lives through education or improve the lives of others
through community service, contact the Extension office. I will be glad to add you
to our mailing list which announces most activities. Maybe you are interested in getting
involved in community activities that do not cost a lot. Extension Homemakers is a
great volunteer organization that works closely with the Extension Service.
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
½ teaspoon salt
¼ teaspoon black pepper
2 (3 to 4-ounce) pork chops
1 teaspoon olive oil
½ Tablespoon margarine (1 ½ teaspoons)
½ medium sliced apple
2 Tablespoons + 2 teaspoons low-sodium chicken broth
Combine first 3 ingredients in a small bowl, sprinkle evenly over port chops.
Heat oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add pork and cook for 5 to 6 minutes or until browned.
Add margarine. Cook until melted.
Add sliced apples and chicken broth.
Cover, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook 2 to 3 minutes or until pork is done.
By Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairThe Cooperative Extension ServiceU of A System Division of Agriculture
Media Contact: Jean Ince County Extension Agent - Staff ChairU of A Division of AgricultureCooperative Extension Service421 N. Main St, Nashville AR 71852 (870) 845-7517 email@example.com
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