I love a shiny new kitchen object as much as the next cook, and at times my kitchen has resembled a kitchen specialty store. But if you have a small kitchen, counter space and cabinet storage are at a premium.
Here are some of my all-time favorite gadgets to make your cooking life ...
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension.
2 avocados, cubed
2 Roma tomatoes, seeded and diced
¼ red onion, diced
½ lime, juiced
2 Tbsp. cilantro, finely chopped
¼ tsp. garlic powder
Salt and Pepper to ...
If you’ve ever wondered why food made by your favorite restaurant chef tastes better than the food you make at home, chances are you are missing the crucial “finishing touch.” That’s the final seasoning that chefs sprinkle or drizzle on the food once it is cooked.
You can add the ...
1 medium head cabbage
1 to 1-1/4 pounds ground beef
1 cup cooked rice
1 small onion, chopped
2 teaspoons salt
1/2 teaspoon pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
1 can (16 ounces) tomato sauce
1/4 cup water
Hot sauce to taste
Remove core from cabbage. Steam 12 large outer leaves ...
FARGO — My beloved grandmother, Sunny Mathison, passed away just before Thanksgiving this year, at the age of 101.
My grandmother was a wonderful cook, and I’ve shared many family favorites here over the years, but there’s one specialty that, to me, embodies the very spirit of my ...
Nothing says “celebration” like a ridiculously expensive piece of meat. Well, that’s not really true, but this is the time of year for splurging, in dollars and eating.
And with apologies to all the vegetarians out there, few things are as impressive an anchor to a festive meal than an ...
LONDON (AP) — Mulled wine, warm spiced cider and hot toddies have long been British staples during winter.
Whiskey expert Ross Dennis at Dewar’s Aberfeldy Distillery explains that the hot toddy comes from Scotland.
“The first mention of what we now think of as a hot toddy comes about ...
DULUTH, Minn. — When I-35 was completed through Duluth in 1992, the construction interrupted natural gas lines to First Lutheran Church, which sits along the route of the freeway expansion. It happened at a bad time. The church brotherhood had been planning to cook its lutefisk, and they ...
To kick off the holiday baking season, I’m turning to my Norwegian heritage with a recipe that is new to my repertoire, but a timeless classic in Norway: Pepperkaker.
I can’t believe I waited this long to meet this amazing cookie. In Norwegian, pepperkaker literally means “pepper ...
Hard winter squash is a delicious and versatile vegetable that can be used as a side dish, in fillings for ravioli or lasagna, as a noodle alternative, in soups, salads, stuffed and so on.
This time of year, I crave a hot, buttery butternut or acorn ``squash mash’’ — think of it as an ...
The big question each Thanksgiving has typically been simple: white or dark meat? But what do you do if you have guests whose answer is, simply, no meat?
The rise of vegetarianism over the past decade means that it’s likely your guest list will include at least one or more folks who prefer ...
If you’re in need of a quick, delicious appetizer for Thanksgiving weekend, this Pimiento Cheese Dip might just become a new favorite.
This crowd-pleasing Southern specialty features a blend of three cheeses combined with a generous portion of roasted red peppers to create a dip that is ...
PARIS (AP) — If there is such a thing as baking royalty, Apollonia Poilâne might be its queen.
The 35-year-old is a third-generation baker for the world famous Poilâne in Paris. It was founded in 1932 by Apollonia’s grandfather Pierre and has inspired chefs, musicians, poets, and ...
If ever there was a season for bourbon, it’s fall.
The rich, round vanilla notes of a good bourbon complement our favorite autumn foods.
That goes for meats, vegetables and sweets. It’s an equal opportunity spirit that makes everything taste better. A splash of bourbon is an easy way to ...
DULUTH — On the first Thursday of December 2016, six people met in the Blue Room of Mount Royal Branch Library to talk about vegan cooking. They called their group The Vegan Cookbook Club. Three years later, more than 100 individuals have joined the group, and they’ve published a ...
Thanksgiving is right around the corner, and now is the time to start prepping the kitchen and finalizing your menu to make sure you’re ready for the big feast.
Timing is critical to pulling off a successful Thanksgiving dinner, and I try to include dishes that either won’t compete with ...
Last week I had the delight of leading a discussion about hometowns; the topic was “Restaurants and Cafés.” It was an afternoon of memories, old-fashioned story telling about favorite dining places, and why they still remain close at heart. As soon as I heard the first response, I grabbed ...
It all started with a fictional turkey burger.
Andrew Rea’s YouTube video series “Binging with Babish” was born in 2016 when he attempted to recreate the “fussy little burger” described in elaborate detail by Rob Lowe’s character Chris Traeger on a third-season episode of “Parks ...
1 can cream of chicken soup
1 can chicken broth (14.5 ounces)
1/2 cup of milk
1 tbsp vegetable oil
1/4 cup chopped onion
1/2 cup chopped celery
1/2 cup chopped carrot
3 boneless skinless chicken breasts, cut into pieces
1 tsp celery seed
1 cup all purpose ...