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California Dairy Families Kick Off Dairy Month With Recognition From Governor

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. & MODESTO, Calif., June 9, 2015 – This week, California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. proclaimed June as “Real California Milk Month,” paying homage to more than 1,450 dairy families who make California the number one milk-producing state and dairy the state’s number one agricultural commodity. This regional distinction is in addition to the annual National Dairy Month celebration that recognizes the range of dairy products and the farmers who produce the milk that helps feed the nation.  

Denise Moreno and James Neuburger of La Quinta Selected to Represent California at National Fuel Up to Play 60 Student Summit in Chicago

SAN FRANCISCO (May 26, 2015) ­­– Denise Moreno and James Neuburger, junior high students from La Quinta, Calif., were selected as two of three student representatives to serve as a State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60), the nation’s largest health and wellness program.

Brielle Prock of Denair Selected as State Ambassador Representing California at National Fuel Up to Play 60 Summit in Chicago

SAN FRANCISCO (May 26, 2015) ­­– The California Milk Advisory Board (CMAB) has selected Denair student Brielle Prock, daughter of dairy producers, Ray and Erica Prock, as one of three students to serve as a State Ambassador for Fuel Up to Play 60 (FUTP 60), the nation’s largest health and wellness program created in partnership with the National Dairy Council and the NFL, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

Food Meets Decor with Hot Wedding Trends

When it comes to weddings (or pretty much any party), unique is the new traditional, and no event should be created alike. One of the most buzzed-about trends for the big day is to have fun with food by creating edible displays that are anything but expected. Guests will fall in love with a deliciously entertaining menu that doubles as memorable wedding decor.

Plain Custard Base (Cream)

(Recipe created by Coolhaus)

Makes about: 1 ½ quarts | Active time: 10 to 15 minutes

 

2 cups California milk

2 cups California heavy cream

11⁄4 cups granulated sugar

8 large egg yolks

 

1. In a 4-quart saucepan, combine milk, cream, and half of sugar. Set over high heat, and cook, stirring occasionally, until mixture comes to a boil, about 5 minutes.

Try Tasty Simple Swaps to Lighten up Your Menu

When it comes to diet and health, small changes can lead to big rewards. Replacing less healthy ingredients in your favorite recipes with ingredients that are lower in calories and packed with nutrients (and flavor) make it easy for you to stay on track. The trick is to identify ingredients that make for easy trades, like milk, yogurt and cheese.

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