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The tag on my shirt says to dry clean, must I?

Many times manufacturers aren’t sure how to care for the garment and error on the side of safety.

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Food safety secrets in my school foods lab

Using the correct tools always makes the job easier and usually ends with better results. The biggest problem most of us have with needles is not changing them often enough. Damaged and worn needles will cause problems like broken stitches, puckering, or damage to the fabric to name just a few. The type of needle […]

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Sewing machine needles are so confusing! Does it really matter what I use?

Using the correct tools always makes the job easier and usually ends with better results. The biggest problem most of us have with needles is not changing them often enough. Damaged and worn needles will cause problems like broken stitches, … Continue reading

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I want to make pastry dough but don’t have a pastry blender. Is there a reasonable substitute in my kitchen?

If you want to make pastry dough but don’t have a pastry blender, there are other tools existing in your kitchen to do the trick. Just Ask Barbara! Continue reading

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Help, I don’t have baking powder. What can I use instead?

You asked Barbara, and she is here to help. Don’t have baking powder? Barbara can help with other options. Continue reading

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Happy Holidays from your Friends at Nasco

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Get Your Baking On!

The Holidays are coming! Time for celebration and family – and baking. Why not let Nasco’s Family and Consumer Science Catalog help you with your gourmet ideas? Of course we have the basics — OXO® Good Grips Silicone Spatula Set (WA31110), High-Heat … Continue reading

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Keep Your Calves Warm and Healthy

The chill of winter is upon us. Whether North or South, it doesn’t take much for the temperature to dip below freezing. And there’s no better way to keep your calves protected than with blankets and supplements from our Farm … Continue reading

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Money Money

It’s getting to be that season again – the season of spending more than we have. Why not teach children at an early age the plusses and pitfalls of money and credit? Nasco’s Math catalog has everything you need to … Continue reading

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Get Fresh Information Here!

Now that cooler days are coming, most of us are settling into the routine of getting and staying warmer until spring. Happy to say, Nasco has been warming up its stock and deals, too! One way to keep on top … Continue reading

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King Tut Day!

King Tut Day is celebrated on November 04, 2016. It celebrates the date of the discovery of King Tutankhamen’s Tomb. The discovery of the tomb as a whole was one of the most significant and famous archeological discoveries in modern … Continue reading

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Celebrate International Artists Day With Nasco!

According to Days of the Year Calendar, International Artists Day honors those creative souls that leave a record of today for the future that can’t be captured in history books. The anguish and joy of the human soul is portrayed … Continue reading

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