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Grandma's Old-Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies: A Holiday Heritage Recipe from Susan Hanson
Today the Contest Spotlight is shining on Susan Hanson and her mother's recipe for Old-Fashioned Soft Sugar Cookies. When Giovanni saw the photos Susan sent us of these colorfully festive holiday swe...
12/11/13 at 12:24 PM Elsa's Spritz Cookies: A Holiday Heritage Recipe from 12-Year-Old Astrid Axtman 12/10/13 at 10:19 AM
Easy Holiday Appetizer: Sun-Dried Tomato Pesto Crostini 12/6/13 at 6:41 PM
Homemade Vanilla Extract
Are you looking for a gift idea for the party host that you know already has everything? Or possibly a stocking stuffer for someone you know that loves to bake? Make a bottle of vanilla extract for th...
12/11/13 at 7:11 AM Au Gratin Sweet Potatoes 11/27/13 at 11:24 AM
Cranberry Spice Cake with Maple Glaze 11/23/13 at 3:07 PM
Holiday Season Newspaper Activities
Looking for some activities to do in the classroom? Here are some ideas from the NIE Institute. The actvities cover a variety of subjects from art to social studies. ART: During the holiday season, m...
12/10/13 at 12:53 PM What are you grateful for? 11/22/13 at 10:53 PM
Thanksgiving Newspaper Activities 11/12/13 at 9:04 AM
Real or Plastic? Is it Worth it to Buy a Real Tree?
It's -10 degrees in Minnesota and Christmas is right around the corner! Shopping and decorating are in full swing. And every holiday season a debate ensues: which is the greener choice a real or arti...
12/9/13 at 8:21 AM Stress Busters for the Holidays 12/5/13 at 9:05 AM
Totally Broke Tuesday or Triumphant Tuesday? 12/3/13 at 11:52 AM
Eating More Fiber Helps Manage Holiday Munchies
Mom, how about a snack? my daughter asked as we walked around a shopping mall. She was 10 at the time.What would you like? I responded, ready to indulge her with a treat on our mother-daughter holid...
12/7/13 at 11:22 AM Try Some High-volume Snacks This Holiday Season 11/21/12 at 10:01 AM
Holiday Baking Marathon- Recipe for Cajun Cocoons
It's cookie baking season around the kitchen. Every year I embark on a cookie baking journey and sell them to local restaurants and caterers. I was taught by a local retired baker how to make these ...
12/2/13 at 3:53 PM Corned Beef and Cabbage Dinner Makeover 3/14/13 at 12:58 PM
Valentine's Day Treat- Chocolate Avocado Mousse 2/7/13 at 8:03 AM
Thanksgiving in the Classroom
Thanksgiving has been an annual American tradition on the fourth Thursday of November since 1863, upon President Abraham Lincolns proclamation. It is celebrated to honor the first settlers of our coun...
11/28/13 at 9:00 AM North students cleaning up, one bar at a time 3/22/13 at 7:20 AM
Call for volunteers 11/7/11 at 8:30 AM
UND choirs, presents family holiday concert, Winter WUNDerland, Saturday, Dec. 7
By Kallie Van De Venter, University & Public Affairs student writer The University of North Dakotas Department of Music will present a Family Holiday Concert as part of the Winter wUNDerlandWeeken...
11/25/13 at 10:15 AM
Doing the holidays downtown
Meredith Wathne, MSUM Multimedia Journalism and Integrated Advertising/Public Relations Its the holiday season, and that means the allure and charm of downtown increases that much more. There are ple...
11/21/13 at 8:36 AM A Street Floods With Green 3/21/12 at 2:24 PM
A Shout Out to Kuchen Makers
During the upcoming Sundogs and Sunflowers exhibit The Art Center would like to feature the traditional, regional specialty: Kuchen. This much loved and sometimes guarded, sweetblend of pastry/bread t...
11/6/13 at 3:40 PM Beyond the "Turkey Handprint" - Weave a Story with the Family 11/19/12 at 4:45 PM
Valentines Day ... Try These Artful Options... 2/13/12 at 1:56 PM
Toys For Tots
Looking forward to this year's campaign....
11/4/13 at 7:14 AM Holiday Pops 12/15/11 at 1:00 PM
The Toy Guy 11/28/11 at 9:07 AM
From ghosts and goblins to elves and reindeer
I saw something shocking while I was watching TV Sunday. Not the Vikings loss to the Green Bay Packers that was hardly surprising to anyone considering how the Minnesota team has played so far this ye...
10/28/13 at 2:07 PM Ham and ? 3/25/13 at 3:53 PM
Holiday blast from the past 12/13/11 at 8:31 AM
Happy Thanksgiving: We're thankful for you!
This is a good time of year to reflect upon the many blessings we enjoy in this nation. November is the month of Thanksgiving, when families and friends come together to share a feast and catch up on...
10/26/13 at 8:34 AM
Edith's Four in One Fruitcake
Many years ago, the Missions Commission of the New Richmond United Methodist Church used to sell pecans and fruitcakes from Koinonia Farm in Americus, Georgia. Koinonia was founded in 1942 by two cou...
10/19/13 at 1:17 PM
To Decorate Or Not To Decorate.....That Is The Question
It seems each year I decorate less and less for each holiday. I use to have Rubbermaid tubs filled with various holiday decorations.....all neatly organized. I would grab the ones labeled for each h...
10/11/13 at 8:36 AM Making Room 12/20/12 at 2:33 PM
Do You Hear What I Hear? 10/25/12 at 5:49 AM