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December 13, 2014
Don’t eat venison? Try these delicious recipes
The preconceived notion that wild game can’t taste good is still alive and well in the minds of many. Those who hunt for the likes of venison, waterfowl and pheasant probably know somebody just like that. For me, it’s my mom. She will eat venison when she has to, but it’s...
December 13, 2014 - 9:00am
February 26, 2014
Cooking with superfood: Chia seeds a good source of nutrients
You might be familiar with the chia seed because you’ve pasted the tiny seeds onto a porous clay figurine and heard the catchy/slightly annoying ch-ch-ch-chia jingle on the infomercials. But did you know that chia seeds make a great addition to your diet and are said to be a “superfood”?...
life / food
February 26, 2014 - 7:00am
February 19, 2014
Jessica Karley: Pheasant recipes offer indulgent flavors
One of the most common items I’m asked how to use is wild game. Coming from a hunting family, I have plenty of experience working with various game. While many of the questions refer to the 30 pounds of venison that are still in the freezer despite their family members out hunting...
life / food
February 19, 2014 - 8:00am
November 5, 2013
Jessica Karley: Homemade sausage
I have told you about my son’s love of steak, but there is one other food that he can’t get enough of, and that’s sausage. He likes it in all varieties and would eat it at every meal if I let him. As an easy way to keep him happy and start our day out right, I make him sausage...
life / food
November 5, 2013 - 2:08pm
July 1, 2013
STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE Serves: 8 Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 15 minutes Ingredients Strawberries: 4 c strawberries, sliced 1/3 c sugar Glaze: 1/2 c sugar 2 Tbsp cornstarch 1 Tbsp lemon juice 1 1/2 oz strawberry gelatin (1/2 of a 3 ounce package) Shortcakes: 2...
July 1, 2013 - 12:30am
March 13, 2013
Go gourmet on St. Patrick’s Day
Whether you’re planning on celebrating this St. Patrick’s Day by wishing for a little “luck o’ the Irish” or trying to find the fabled “pot of gold,” there’s no denying that Irish-themed food will be on menus everywhere. It’s not unusual to see Guinness stout...
life / food
March 13, 2013 - 9:02am
February 1, 2013
Boomers recipe omission
A portion of the ingredients for the Banana Bars recipe in Karen Huber's cooking column for the February issue of "Minnesota Boomers" was inadvertently omitted. Those who would like to try the recipe should add 2 cups of flour to the list of dry ingredients. No other changes to the...
February 1, 2013 - 3:30pm
January 8, 2010
Recipes wanted for Ulen cookbook
To celebrate Ulen's 125th Anniversary in 2011, a community cookbook will be printed. The Viking Sword Historical Society is organizing this project, and cookbooks should be ready for distribution by fall of 2010. Whether you live in or near Ulen now or in the past, or if you have...
January 8, 2010 - 11:53am
Bemidji woman wins $25,000 for cranberry recipe
BEMIDJI -- Patrice Hurd of Bemidji won a $25,000 grand prize Tuesday in Ocean Spray's third annual Ultimate Cranberry Recipe Contest. The results were announced during a private cocktail reception at Rockefeller Center in New York City. Prizes were awarded by celebrity chef Tyler...
October 8, 2009 - 11:11am
June 15, 2008
A great salad, any way you say it
OK, you're probably feeling a bit leery about today's recipe. I understand. After all, who wants to prepare a dish using ingredients you can't pronounce, let alone eat the stuff? I must tell you that I've been eating quinoa, one of the oldest foods in the world, for only a few years....
June 15, 2008 - 12:00am
June 8, 2008
Sliding into summer with tasty sandwiches
What is it about a sandwich that makes it so loved? Maybe it's the ease of preparation. The fact that there's almost no cleanup involved certainly doesn't hurt. And who doesn't appreciate the simplicity of eating out of hand? Yes, it seems most humans love a good sandwich. On weekend...
June 8, 2008 - 12:00am