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About Recipe Exchange

The Commodity Recipe Exchange is an online resource for schools and institutions participating in the National School Lunch Program (NSLP), the Child and Adult Food Program (CACFP), the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP), and the Nutrition Services Incentive Program (NSIP). It is also a resource for those individuals and households participating in the Commodity Supplemental Food Programs (CSFP), the Food Distribution Program on Indian Reservations (FDPIR), and the The Emergency Food Assistance Program (TEFAP)

Bullet Recipes for Household Programs (CSFP, FDPIR, TEFAP)
The recipes for these programs are included on the commodity fact sheets. 
Bullet Recipes for Schools and Institutional Programs
This Commodity Recipe Exchange is intended to help school food service personnel find new and different ways to prepare commodities and other foods. It is also a place for schools to share creative and innovative recipes that have been well-received by their students.

Some recipes are ideal for new or hard-to-use commodities, while others introduce regional tastes and new creations for familiar foods to schools across the country. Every recipe contains at least one USDA commodity offered to States for schools and institutions participating in USDA's food assistance programs. 



Last Modified: 10/01/2012


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