“Listen,” My Dad Would say.

“Listen,” My Dad Would say.

Growing up on a farm as a kid, I was often asked to listen up when the weather was on TV. Today, the conversation centers around the overall climate as much as the local daily weather. How can we make a meaningful impact when caring for our climate? This is a relevant...
Popsicles

Popsicles

CommonGround volunteer Diane Karr shares her recipe for Popsicles with Pure Nebraska viewers.   Popsicles 1 3 oz. pkg Jello1 .16 oz. pkg Kool-Aid1 cup sugar2 cups hot water2 cups cold water Mix Jello, Kool-Aid, sugar and hot water.Stir until dissolved.Add 2 cups...
Was Great-Grandma’s Food More Nutritious?

Was Great-Grandma’s Food More Nutritious?

How does the nutritional value of food today compare to the past? It’s pretty similar, actually. Do we really need to consume more foods than previous generations did to obtain adequate nutrients? No, but there’s a persistent myth in circulation that there’s a...
It’s Tailgate Season!

It’s Tailgate Season!

The center of the tailgating universe may or may not be in Nebraska, but in my opinion nobody does it better! If you’ve ever spent a Husker football game day anywhere near Lincoln’s Memorial Stadium, you’ve experienced the incredible energy of a crowd that knows how...
Blueberry Banana Zucchini Bread

Blueberry Banana Zucchini Bread

CommonGround volunteer Diane Karr shares her recipe for Blueberry Banana Zucchini Bread.   Blueberry Banana Zucchini Bread 1 large egg1/2 cup light brown sugar (packed)1/3 cup vegetable oil1/4 cup granulated sugar1/4 cup cup sour cream1 TBSP . vanilla extract1...