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Resources for Mrs. Perlman's Vegetable project in Foods.
This resource from the Canadian government has an easy-to-use interface-- just point and click at your vegetable to find nutritional information, a guide to selecting the freshest, ripest ones, storage information, and preparation tips. Click on "Browse Recipes" on the right, then use the search bar at the top right to find healthy recipes featuring your vegetable.
The USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture) publishes this website to inform consumers about food health, safety, and nutrition. The website is currently being updated. To find recipes, click on MyPlate Kitchen and search your vegetable.
This databases searches all the major newspapers in the U.S., all of which publish LOTS of recipes. Do a search for your vegetable and the word recipe, (i.e. cauliflower recipe) to find lots of interesting new ways to prepare your vegetable.
Search any vegetable to find articles from magazines, newspapers, journals, and reference sources. To quickly narrow down to the relevant articles, open one that has your vegetable listed as a Subject, and click on the vegetable's name. Here, you will find recipes, gardening tips, and health information about your vegetable of choice.
Logging into the Databases from Home
From school, clicking on any of the database links will get you directly in to any database.
From home, you need login credentials. These are subscription databases, which means that someone (either the state of NJ or Northern Highlands) has paid for you to have access, so you have to prove that you are entitled to access them. Click on the image below to access the Google Doc containing the passwords. You must be signed in with a Northern Highlands account to view these passwords.