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Thursday, June 30, 2016 12:00 am

Historic nearby mill offers grains of all types

 Earlier this month I was searching out local ingredients to include on the menu for a fundraising dinner. I was surprised to learn that Hodgson Mill is located in Effingham, just 75 miles southe
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Thursday, June 16, 2016 12:00 am

Vegetable-packed and protein-rich nutrition

 With the warm summer weather comes weekend cookouts and busy schedules. These hearty vegetable-packed and protein-rich salads keep in the fridge for up to five days and are perfect for light wee
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Thursday, May 26, 2016 12:00 am

Many people just don’t know what to do with fresh food

 There are a lot of things about cooking that makes it hard. I try to be very conscious of not calling recipes or menu plans “easy,” because they never really are. Even the simplest recipe is
Food
Thursday, May 19, 2016 12:00 am
 The first farmers market day is one of my favorite days of the year.  For me it signifies that summer has finally arrived. The glorious, slightly wild flavors of the market’s first few we
Capital City Parent
Thursday, May 12, 2016 12:00 am

How to get children interested in food prep

 Children are naturally curious, and have a strong desire to emulate the grown-ups in their life. For the young child, time spent in the kitchen provides a wealth of opportunities to learn, disco
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Thursday, April 21, 2016 12:00 am

A grand dinner April 28 celebrates Julianne Glatz

 When my mother started doing cooking classes in the early 2000s, we had no idea how it was going to turn out. I remember doing a trial run a week before the first class. A few close friends –
Food
Thursday, April 7, 2016 12:00 am
 Around this time every year, I contemplate what I will make for a weekend brunch as I flip through various culinary magazines. Along with the standard menus of glazed ham, prosciutto-wrapped asp
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Thursday, March 24, 2016 12:00 am
 I have vivid memories of wandering through the thousands of tomato plants that were grown on my great-grandfather’s market farm. Lima beans were a delicacy in our family. When they were in sea
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Thursday, March 10, 2016 12:00 am
 “Did you ever eat Colcannon, made from lovely pickled cream?With the greens and scallions mingled like a picture in a dream.Did you ever make a hole on top to hold the melting flakeOf the crea

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