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Tracy Briggs

March 9, 2017
Macarons are widely considered to be the most difficult cookie in the world to bake, but you can find success with a few key tips. Alexandra Floersch / The Forumplay button
Great Indoors: Macarons were the bane of my existence until I found foolproof tips
March 9, 2017 - 7:15am
November 10, 2016
Queen Elizabeth's Drop Scones look like pancakes, but taste more like biscuits.  Cody Rogness / The Forum
'Downton Abbey' fans: Here's your new show (and your new scone)
November 10, 2016 - 6:30am
November 2, 2016
Election Day cake is a fruit spice cake. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
Make America cake again: Colonial election cake sees resurgence
November 2, 2016 - 5:30pm
October 26, 2016
Halloween Head in a Jar. Dave Wallis / The Forumplay button
Why Tracy Briggs put Mike McFeely's head in a jar
October 26, 2016 - 1:53pm
October 12, 2016
Soft Pretzel Bites with Beer Cheese Sauce is the perfect fall party food. Photo: Tracy Briggs/The button
Soft pretzel bites with beer cheese sauce are perfect fall party food
October 12, 2016 - 2:07pm
October 5, 2016
It's easy to see the layers of a Caramel Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie. Photo: Tracy Briggs/The Forumplay button
Caramel Cinnamon Roll Apple Pie is a decadent way to fall into autumn
October 5, 2016 - 3:45pm
September 21, 2016
Cameron Tucker’s Coffee Brownies from the "Modern Family Cookbook".Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Mark new 'Modern Family' season with Cam's Coffee-Frosted Brownies
September 21, 2016 - 4:07pm
September 14, 2016
Breaded Pork Tenderloin Sandwiches are a popular food in Iowa. Photo courtesy: Iowa Pork Producer's Association.
Bison fans, here's what you have to eat in Iowa
September 14, 2016 - 2:49pm
September 1, 2016
Healthy carrot cake breakfast cookies.Dave Wallis / The Forumplay button
Carrot cake for back-to-school breakfast? Yes, with these healthy breakfast cookies
September 1, 2016 - 6:18am
August 17, 2016
Cowboy cookies. David Samson / The Forum
Cowboy cookies a good partner for Wild West-themed Symphony Rocks
August 17, 2016 - 4:18pm
August 10, 2016
Ghostbuster Slime Cupcakes have a sweet lime and vanilla flavor thanks to the lime custard in the center. Lime juice added to the frosting adds to the ooze. Photo: Tracy Briggs/The Forum.
Ghostbusters slime cupcakes are an oozy birthday treat
August 10, 2016 - 4:31pm
August 3, 2016
This Brazilian-themed menu includes Brigadeiro (three- to four-ingredient chocolate treats similar to a bon bon or truffle, served often at Brazilian children's birthday parties); Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pao de Queijo, can be served plain or with marinara sauce); Coxinha (deep fried dough ball surrounding a creamy, cheese chicken salad); and Caipirinha (Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaça (sugarcane hard liquor), sugar and lime). Dave Wallis / The Forum
Get ready for Rio with Olympic-ready Brazilian party food
August 3, 2016 - 4:03pm
July 27, 2016
Paige Mathison, Miss North Dakota Teen USA, shows Tracy Briggs how to make chocolate cupcakes with chocolate ganache and peanut butter frosting. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
Miss North Dakota Teen USA bakes crown-worthy cupcakes
July 27, 2016 - 4:42pm
July 13, 2016
Patty Hagen shows Tracy Briggs how to make a bumbleberry pie. Chris Flynn / Forum News Serviceplay button
The Great Indoors: "POP" over to the Downtown Street Fair for free pie
July 13, 2016 - 10:16am
July 6, 2016
“Take me to the Lake Ice Cream” is made from condensed milk and whipped cream.
Dave Wallis / The Forumplay button
The Great Indoors: Homemade ice cream recipe puts Minnesota lakeside in a dish
July 6, 2016 - 10:23am