Donna Krug, Family and Consumer Science agent at the Barton County Extension, will present the program "Sugar — More Than Just a Sweetener," at 1 p.m. Friday at the Great Bend Senior Center, 2005 Kansas Ave.
"Sugar serves many purposes in our foods," Krug said. "In many cases, artificial sweeteners are used to replace sugar. However, these sweeteners do not have the ability to replace all the roles sugar plays in the chemical reactions in foods." This lesson will explain the functions of sugar and the variety of sugars and artificial sweeteners available. Participants will also learn more about successfully modifying recipes.
There will be sampling at the conclusion of the program, which is sponsored by the Great Bend Recreation Commission.
For more information call the Recreation Commission office, 793-3755.