STAFF BLOG LAGNIAPPE Random observations
After a few days away from my desk to belatedly celebrate that aforementioned milestone birthday, I find my thoughts as scattered as the piles of paper currently cluttering its top. So, todays blog is... Posted on 2/27/13 at 2:43 PM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Small Town Saturday Night
Howl at the moon; shoot out the lights. The folksy folks of small town China reminded me of the community I grew up in.
After chugging along 12 hours of train track southbound from Beijing, I arrived ... Posted on 7/28/12 at 9:57 AM
STAFF BLOG BEYOND THE PAGE My newest purchase -- a grill
I was desperate.
I was looking for someone -- anyone -- who could help me out.
But, I struck out over and over again.
So I decided to just do it myself.
I bought a grill.
I love grilling. Or at... Posted on 7/18/12 at 6:30 AM
THE VIEW FROM MY WINDOW Leftovers
Why is it that if I preface lunch possibilities with the word, Leftover then at least half of my family says an automatic no thanks whereas if I say, Macaroni and Cheese from a box (which just might h... Posted on 5/10/12 at 8:37 AM
ALL ABOUT FOOD Wok Cooking with Stir-Fry Grace
When we got married, my husband and I received a gift of a wok. It wasn't electric, it wasn't non-stick -- it was made for function, not beauty. I looked at the metal pan with the rounded bottom and w... Posted on 4/8/12 at 6:00 AM
I guess you could call us Wisconsiphiles. Hubby Bryan and I are hooked on visiting the Badger State. We make several forays across the border every year. When the weather is warm, we head there in our Jeep Wrangler, sans top, to cruise the winding roads through wooded trees and valleys that are so different from our flat part of the world.
My fascination with Red Velvet cake started when I saw the movie “Steel Magnolias.” Aficionados of that flick (I have a couple of friends who can recite whole stretches of dialogue) will recall that the groom’s cake at Shelby’s wedding was Red Velvet made into the shape of a giant armadillo.
WORTHINGTON — Though Worthington’s famous racing turkey is celebrated for his sprinting skills, few people know that Paycheck is also a talented chef.
Seeking to capitalize on Paycheck’s title as the Iron Turkey Chef of the Midwest, the King Turkey Day Board has released its second cookbook, “Favorite Recipes from the Turkey Capital of the World, Volume II.”
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