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Thursday, Dec. 22, 2016 12:00 am

Make-ahead breakfast delights

 I’ve always been a morning person. As a child, this meant that I was left to my own devices on weekends until about 9:30, when the rest of the house would finally begin to stir. I grew up lear
Food
Thursday, Dec. 8, 2016 12:00 am
 ’Tis the season for braising! This hands-off cooking method, in which foods are covered and slow-cooked at a lower temperature with a small amount of liquid, transforms tough, cheaper cuts of
Food
Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2016 12:00 am
 Lately I really just want to hit the pause button on life, on the world – hole up in my house for several days straight, and make yummy food. Decadent food, holiday food. Unfortunately, no suc
Food
Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016 12:00 am
 Many of us dream of hosting a Rockwell-esque Thanksgiving. Happy children playing board games as they patiently await dinner, contented guests allowing the host to calmly finish up the meal, gla
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Thursday, Nov. 3, 2016 12:00 am
 There is a certain type of satisfaction that comes from cooking a pot of beans from scratch. I always catch myself meditatively stirring at some point in the process, once again amazed that a $1
Food
Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2016 12:00 am

Recipes for America’s favorite cucurbit

  America has been a bit obsessed with all things pumpkin since Starbucks debuted their Pumpkin Spice latte in 2003. Since then pumpkin spice flavor has found its way into everything from be
Food
Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 12:00 am

We can raise money without sacrificing health

 It’s fundraising season again. Kids are returning home from school with cookie dough and popcorn order forms, and churches and community groups are gearing up for their annual holiday bake sal
Food
Thursday, Sept. 22, 2016 12:00 am

The Ark of Taste highlights heritage foods

 Consumers today seem to have more choices at the grocery store than ever before. My great-grandmother would have marveled at the red strawberries available in grocery stores in the middle of win
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Thursday, Sept. 8, 2016 12:00 am

September farmers market finds

 Just because summer is drawing to an end and the kids are back to school does not mean that farmers market season is over. The Old State Capitol Farmers Market continues to run Wednesday and Sat

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