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November 22, 2017
Dozing after dinner? Don't blame the bird
It's almost Thanksgiving, and that means it's time to eat - and time to nap. You may have heard that turkey is to blame for your post-Thanksgiving...
November 22, 2017 - 5:00am
November 17, 2017
We want your recipes for the Goodest Goodie contest!
Just a reminder about Puttin' on The Mitts Goodest Goodie contest, a competition among our readers to find out who has the tastiest holiday no-bake recipes. The rules are simple. Your recipe must not require an oven, but it can use the stovetop or microwave. We are looking for sweets,...
November 17, 2017 - 6:30am
November 15, 2017
Why you can stop worrying about food and wine pairings
FARGO — Good food and good wine go together like love and marriage. Like marriage and love, if the two don't complement each other in some...
November 15, 2017 - 7:15am
November 14, 2017
There's more to pumpkin than pie ... 3 recipes to try
The humble pumpkin appears each fall as jack-o-lanterns on our Halloween doorsteps and in beloved pie at our Thanksgiving feasts. But there's...
November 14, 2017 - 10:10am
You're doing Thanksgiving wrong, according to Anthony Bourdain
If there's one meal at which family drama is on full display, it's Thanksgiving. Expectations and emotions run high, and there are a lot of...
November 14, 2017 - 10:10am
November 9, 2017
Look for Puttin' on The Mitts in Tuesday's Her Voice magazine
Can't get enough of The Mitts? Well, we've got a solution for that! Pick up a copy of Tuesday's Brainerd Dispatch or Thursday's Echo Journal...
November 9, 2017 - 8:00am
November 6, 2017
Healthy after-school snacks in a flash: Five ways to prep your pantry
As a busy entrepreneur, wife and mom of three boys, I understand how crazy it can be to keep everybody fed and healthy during the school year....
November 6, 2017 - 2:05pm
November 2, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Got the 'Goodest Goodies'?
We all have that one treat that everyone raves about at holiday gatherings. It might be Grandma's fudge or perhaps Aunt Myrtle's peanut brittle,...
November 2, 2017 - 10:00am
October 27, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Carving out recipes in time for Halloween
With Halloween right around the corner, Chelsey and I thought we'd try our hand at some holiday recipes. Sorry to disappoint the sweet tooth...
October 27, 2017 - 12:00pm
September 21, 2017
Better than Betty: How to make your very own baking mixes like a pro
In the 1950s, it was said that when an elderly woman died, the "flour and shortening" business lost a customer, while when a young woman married,...
September 21, 2017 - 2:12pm
Get ready for pea milk. It doesn't taste like peas and it's not even green.
It's never been easier to avoid dairy, thanks to an ever-expanding array of plant-based milks: Rice, soy, hemp, oat, coconut, almond, macadamia,...
September 21, 2017 - 10:04am
September 7, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: A taste of summer before it's gone
Two summers ago, Chelsey and I took a trip to the Brainerd Lakes Area Farmers Market. It was my first time, believe it or not. After discussing...
September 7, 2017 - 11:00am
August 21, 2017
About those omega-3s: You need them, so eat more fish
Are you getting enough omega-3s? These vital fats are beneficial for heart, brain and eye health, but it's not just the amount that matters....
August 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
August 10, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Spices and herbs contest winner announced
With my Mitts partner out of the office this week, it's up to me to handle this week's column. I wish I had a recipe to share, but sadly I do...
August 10, 2017 - 11:00am
August 6, 2017
Area Dining: A food adventure at the fair
It's the splattering of hot oil being introduced to strange or familiar food items. Smoky aromas wafting across paved walkways. Smells and sounds...
August 6, 2017 - 11:00am