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Pyrex and Pink Daisies: Midcentury cookware is fab again

If you want to freshen up your kitchen, look no further than Grandma’s old casserole dishes. Vintage kitchenware is back in style — pieces from the mid-20th century painted with flowers, bright colors, and specific functions, such as bracketed chip and dip bowls or four-piece ...

For easy, effective weeding, go back to the hoe

I’ll bet that in some corner of your toolshed or garage, an old hoe is leaning against a wall. A hoe that hasn’t seen use in a long, long time, having been replaced by, perhaps, a gasoline- or electric-powered tiller, chemical weed killers, or mulches. Hoeing is not much in vogue these ...

Local food options

Farmers Market season is just around the corner, and market managers say a growing number of vendors are hoping to meet local demand despite the impact of the region’s drought. Minot Farmers Market, which sets up in Oak Park, delayed its opening slightly to July 13 to accommodate vendors who ...

Grilled vegetables and fruits have a flavor boost

“Mom, this fruit tastes extra sweet!” my daughter remarked as she sampled a slice of grilled pineapple along with a bite of grilled ham. She was about 11 at the time. I tasted a piece of pineapple and nodded in agreement. “Why does the pineapple taste so sweet?” she ...

5 home remodeling trends to watch for in 2021

After a year of spending more time at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, many homeowners are looking for ways to make their homes fit their new realities. Open floor plans are out; dedicated spaces for remote work and learning are in. Yards are being transformed into entertainment spaces and ...

Let’s Cook: Rolled in Flavor and History

Many people have a favorite cookie. There are also numerous folks who have a treasured cookie recipe. For a number of years in our home, June is the month that we look forward to trying new cookie recipes. I am sure for many people December is conceivably the month to try treasured or new ...