Category: Libby’s Recipes & More

Enjoy these favorite recipes from our columnist, Libby Allen, and from our readers. To submit a reader recipe, mail it to Recipes, c/o The Dillon Herald, P.O. Drawer 1288, Dillon, SC 29536 or fax it to 843-841-1930. Recipes for Latta Area Locals (Libby Allen) may be mailed to Mrs. Libby Allen, 1131 Highway 917 East, Latta, SC 29565. Several reader recipes, other recipes, and food-related news appears in this category.

Practice Food Safety After Power Outage

Hurricanes present the possibility of power outages and flooding that can compromise the safety of stored food.
Residents in the path of this storm should pay close attention to the forecast. FSIS recommends that consumers take the following steps to reduce food waste and the risk of foodborne illness during this and other severe weather events.

Healthy And Safe School Lunch Tips Offered

It’s the start of the new school year, which means new teachers, a bunch of homework assignments and the never-ending dilemma of what to include to make a healthy and safe school lunch.

Study Shows Most People Are Spreading Dangerous Bacteria Around The Kitchen And Don’t Even Realize It

A new study from the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows that when it comes to handwashing before meals, consumers are failing to properly clean their hands 97 percent of the time.

The Four Basic Steps To Food Safety

Having the right kitchen equipment will make your life easier when practicing four food safety steps: clean, separate, cook and chill.

Make This Valentine’s Day Heart-Healthy

Give the gift of love and good health this Valentine’s Day. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control wants you to swap the candy and cupcakes for healthier alternatives this holiday. (WITH RECIPES)

Libby’s Recipes: Fruit Cobbler

How about an easy way to make a fruit cobbler?

Libby’s Recipes: Raisin-Nut Sandwich Spread

This recipe is one of my favorites from my mother’s recipe box. She always made these sandwiches for church dinners.

Libby’s Recipes: Slow Cooker Pot Roast

As we have gone back to cold weather, how about some comfort food?

Libby’s Recipes: Chicken Noodle Soup

Karen was home sick several days last week and wanted chicken soup. After looking at several recipes, I put this version together and it turned out pretty well. Actually, Keith had three bowls at one sitting —and Keith is the Mikey of our family.

Libby’s Recipes: Pink Lady Punch

Ready for another beverage recipe? This is my all-time favorite punch. I’ve been making it for 30 plus years now.