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Tickets on sale for Taste of Home Cooking School

August 15, 2013 in Alexandria Echo Press

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Southwest Water Authority rated top 10 water

March 15, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

For a long time, the Southwest Water Authority CEO has been talking about how good her water tastes. Continue Reading

Taste of Broadway

October 14, 2012 in West Central Tribune

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Dickinson’s water odor to clear soon

September 26, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

It’s been more than two weeks since some Dickinson residents started complaining about a foul odor coming from their tap water, but the issue continues to linger. Continue Reading

Honey-Glazed Roasted Pears delicious and eye-appealing (video)

February 12, 2012 in West Central Tribune

This time of year, you’ll usually find pears in the fruit drawer of my refrigerator. A crisp and juicy pear is a welcome midday snack eaten out of hand. Besides their buttery sweet flavor, it’s the versatility and adaptability in the kitchen that I most appreciate about pears. Continue Reading

Watermelon soup? That’s cool.

August 14, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Cooks all over the United States have been challenged for more than a month with sweltering heat. A reader in Texas asked me if I could publish a recipe for something that wouldn’t melt. Someone in North Carolina living without air conditioning didn’t want to turn on his stove or his oven. He was cooking outside on two black rocks heated by the sun. Even though my house is air-conditioned, the grill on my deck is getting a workout.
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Focaccia fever: Chewy bread is versatile and easy

January 9, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Frigid temperatures, deep snow and icy roads lead to soup and bread season in my kitchen. When I have a choice, I tend to stay tucked inside rather than bundle up, head out in my car and brave the winter elements. Continue Reading

How about one last indulgence before the new year?

December 26, 2010 in West Central Tribune

With anticipation of a new year, we prepare for a fresh start, with new goals and good intentions. But hold your horses. Before you begin 2011 with a strategy to improve your health by consuming more plants and eating meat sparingly or maybe not at all, bring on the bacon.
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Caramel Corn just right for snacking and snuggling

December 19, 2010 in West Central Tribune

Popcorn. It’s the official winter snuggling snack in our family.
Whether it’s a snowy Saturday afternoon or a way-below-zero evening in front of the fire, there is often a big bowl of buttered popcorn in our laps. Continue Reading

A saucy gift from the kitchen

December 12, 2010 in West Central Tribune

This time of year many of us are up to our ears in butter, flour and sugar as we mix and pat and roll and bake. Many holiday bakers will wrap up their homemade cookies, candies and breads to share as gifts. Continue Reading

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