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(Almost)Guiltless Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bars!
It's been a few years since I posted my black bean brownie recipe, so I thought I would finally get around to testing out another idea I had. What if I used pinto or white beans to make a delicious ba...
3/8/14 at 8:22 PM Pizza Potato Skins 3/1/14 at 3:30 PM
Spinach & Ricotta Ravioli with Diavolo Sauce 2/14/14 at 3:44 PM
Try Economical, Versatile Pasta for Dinner
Boil. Drain. Serve. Even after a long day, most of us can manage the cooking directions for pasta. Not only is preparing pasta easy, but pasta also is an economical and versatile menu item. In chal...
3/7/14 at 12:52 PM Try Energy-saving Appliances in Your Kitchen 2/28/14 at 9:04 AM
Don’t Fall Prey to the 5-second Rule 2/13/14 at 12:52 PM
Today is National Pancake Day!
In honor of National Pancake Day, which happens to be today, we're offering an encore feature of our Homemade Bacon Pancakes column and recipe from last summer. We shot these photos on a beautifully b...
3/4/14 at 12:06 PM Cooking Video: Sarello's Red Curry Scallops 2/27/14 at 12:55 PM
A Dish for Lovers: Pasta alla Carbonara 2/10/14 at 1:42 PM
Recipes all rounded up
For the last several days, my life has been focused on recipes. Not that its unusual for my thoughts to drift in that direction, since cooking and eating are two of my favorite endeavors. But in this ...
12/4/13 at 1:38 PM Speedy summer calls for speedy recipes 8/2/12 at 12:53 AM
Wet and wild 6/22/11 at 7:42 PM
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
don't have a deer tag?
If you don't have a deer tag and long for the taste of venison. You are in luck! Here's an oldy..but a goody... HOW TO MAKE BEEF TASTE LIKE VENISON! This culinary secret was contributed by a handful...
11/7/13 at 7:01 PM
Pumpkin Swirl Bread
I'm making apple pie jam today so my blog will be brief but before October disappears, I have to share a fantastic bread recipe I created yesterday. As usual, I took elements of one and made it my own...
10/29/13 at 5:38 AM Tuesday trivials...and a recipe!! 6/11/13 at 6:47 AM
Our little red wagon 8/19/12 at 8:47 AM
10-miler, medical tent, misc stuff and LOTS of food!
Last weekend, the hubs and I participated in Team Ortho's Monster Dash 10-mile run. We ran this race last year as a training run leading up to our first half-marathon. This year, we ran it AFTER our h...
10/28/13 at 10:05 PM Here's this week's recipe! 12/1/11 at 6:53 AM
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Sweet Conclusions Kitchen
I enjoy spending time in the "Sweet Conclusions" kitchen when Gavin is writing in America and he enjoys the benefits of tasting what I make. Nothing is better than a simple "no bake recipe" ~ especial...
9/26/13 at 3:53 PM
Things I Tasted, Things I Made: From Lemon Cake To The Worst Beer Ever
Culinary school wrapped up a few weeks ago and I began working at a family-owned cafe and bakery. We're allowed to sip caffeinated beverages and nibble sweets as we please and so I find each day an ex...
5/31/13 at 7:21 AM Make Your Own Sunny Dandelion Cordial 5/28/13 at 1:25 PM
Rediscovering Pasta Salad 5/23/13 at 8:16 AM
The Oilfield Cafe: Pineapple Chicken
One day a few weeks ago, my husband came home from his two-week hitch raving about some pineapple chicken a friend's wife had made for them and carrying a bowl for of leftovers for me. Pineapple? And...
3/29/13 at 10:01 AM
Pumpkin Coconut Curry Soup with Black Beans
Well, that title just about says it all--I probably don't need to write any more. All the ingredients are pretty much listed in the title of the recipe. ;) You guessed it--I tried a new soup this wee...
1/28/13 at 7:44 AM
A tomato/onion recipe for people who don't like tomatoes or onions
I remember, years ago, when I worked in television news a handful of reporters, photographers and producers were sitting around eating burgers for lunch. I noticed every single one of us had picked th...
12/26/12 at 11:30 PM
Awash with Squash
It was a dark and stormy night. Amidst the raging wind, and while I sat cosily knitting on the couch, The Norwegian Artist and the Son and Heir brought in the last of the garden's harvest. (Those o...
10/17/12 at 3:37 PM Recipe: Chicken and Quinoa Soup with Cubed Delicata Squash 10/17/12 at 3:36 PM
Quick, Cheap, Simple French Bread Recipe 6/26/12 at 2:58 PM
A Taste of Mexico, Part 1: Fresh & Easy Salsa Recipe
Salsa la Linda When my family and I first moved to Fargo from California the first item on our list was to find a Mexican restaurant. The moving truck was still in the driveway and my mom al...
9/21/12 at 10:15 PM