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Support the Pantry on August 3rd!

SAVE THE DATE – Critical Needs Day 2021 is August 3rd! Donate Now Support JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry on Critical Needs Day at pittsburghgives.org. It has been an extraordinarily hard time for so many in our community. We saw a rise in poverty, food insecurity, unemployment, family illness and domestic…Read More

Continued Learning at the Food Pantry

This past month, members of the JFCS Squirrel Hill Food Pantry attended the webinar series called Building a Resilient Food Culture hosted by Food21, Pitt Honors College, and the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank. This five-part series explores the opportunities and challenges for food assistance programs caused by COVID-19. The…Read More

Summer Tips: Grilling Safely

summer tips grilling safely

Summer is the peak season for food poisoning because warmer temperatures cause foodborne germs to flourish. In order to enjoy a delicious and safe grilling season, follow these simple steps. Separate At the grocery store, pick up meat, poultry, and seafood last before checking out. Keep them separate from other…Read More

Recipe: Peach Ricotta Toast

National Peach Month Recipe: Peach Ricotta Toast  Adapted from: Breakfast for Dinner  1 Serving  Total Time: 5 minutes  INGREDIENTS  2 slices of bread 2 tbsp. ricotta cheese (approximately) 1 ripe fresh peach, pitted and sliced roasted and salted pistachios, chopped honey to drizzle INSTRUCTIONS Toast both slices of bread. Spread…Read More