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February 8, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Sauteing for your sweetheart
With Valentine's Day just around the corner, The Mitts thought this was a great opportunity to share a couple of recipes for those who want to...
February 8, 2017 - 10:33pm
January 25, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Soup for the soul
When Chelsey and I talked about our menu for this week, she mentioned soup and how it's a perfect fit for the weather. Yes, we've been spoiled...
January 25, 2017 - 10:34pm
January 12, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Sticking to a healthy eating resolution
New Year's resolutions or not, I love pizza and I don't believe you should always have to give up something you love. What if it's modified and...
January 12, 2017 - 12:07pm
December 22, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: The gift of goodies
It seems every time I turn around, I see something with salt and caramel or salt and chocolate or a delicious combination of all three. So when...
December 22, 2016 - 9:28am
November 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Foods to wrap you in comfort
Even though the temperatures have been unusually warm for this time of year, once we enter the fall season, I automatically start to crave and...
November 16, 2016 - 10:54pm
October 19, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Creative candy concoctions
Candy corn doesn't come in just one sugary sweet flavor anymore. There's sea salt chocolate, peanut butter cup, caramel apple, apple pie, s'mores,...
October 19, 2016 - 5:47pm
October 5, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Enjoying fall's fruit
When Chelsey, with a bag of apples in hand, approached me about this week's food column, I thought, "Oh no. I have to bake!" But I was relieved...
October 5, 2016 - 9:32pm
September 14, 2016
Puttin’ on The Mitts: Meals of the season
Did you miss us? After a two-month hiatus, The Mitts are back with some end-of-summer seasonal recipes sure to please your palate. I’ve been...
September 14, 2016 - 9:56pm
June 29, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Festive fuel for the 4th
Summer is a busy time of year. There are grad parties, weddings, family reunions and don't forget about the Fourth of July. With the hustle and...
June 29, 2016 - 11:18pm
June 22, 2016
Local dining: Irma's Kitchen a welcome addition to Cragun's
Irma's Kitchen Where: Cragun's Resort, East Gull Lake Concept: Fine-dining with local ingredients Opened: June 16 Includes: Lunch menu begins...
June 22, 2016 - 9:40pm
June 16, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Eat your veggies!
While June 17 is National Eat Your Vegetables Day, I encourage everyone to eat vegetables other days, too, and summertime is a great time to...
June 16, 2016 - 3:45pm
June 7, 2016
Smokey Sweetness: Have you grilled any fruits or vegetables lately?
“Mom, this fruit tastes extra sweet!” my daughter remarked as she tasted a slice of grilled pineapple along with a bite of grilled ham. I...
June 7, 2016 - 3:17pm
June 6, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Let's celebrate National Donut Day!
Since Friday is National Donut Day, Chelsey and I thought it would only be appropriate to celebrate it the best way we know how—with doughnuts,...
June 6, 2016 - 4:10pm
May 27, 2016
Edible bug industry hopes crickets and kin are the next sushi
DETROIT (Reuters) - Just like raw tuna is a favorite of foodies everywhere, Robert Nathan Allen foresees a day when crickets will make their...
May 27, 2016 - 10:52am
May 26, 2016
Puttin' on The Mitts: Go nuts for doughnuts
The first Friday of June is always National Donut Day. The Salvation Army started National Donut Day during the Great Depression as a way to...
May 26, 2016 - 10:55am