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March 21, 2017
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Pasta Aglio e Olio is one of my favorite recipes to make whenever we are hungry for pasta but short on time. While believed to have originated...
March 21, 2017 - 2:27pm
March 14, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: Irish soda bread a tradition of luck and loaves
FARGO — Every March when I was growing up, my mother would make several loaves of Irish Soda Bread throughout the month, and this is one...
March 14, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 12, 2017
Peterson's staff cooks up a winner in senator's hotdish competition
WASHINGTON—He may not have come up with the recipe himself, but U.S. Congressman Collin Peterson now has the right to brag that his staff...
March 12, 2017 - 10:30am
March 9, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Dinner and dessert, St. Paddy's style
Since I'm not a fan of the typical Irish menu of corned beef and cabbage and the like, I opted for something on the sweeter side for our St....
March 9, 2017 - 8:09pm
Great Indoors: Macarons were the bane of my existence until I found foolproof tips
Do you ever have those times in life when something just sticks in your craw? For me, it's that overwhelming sense of failure with macaron baking....
March 9, 2017 - 7:15am
March 8, 2017
Lost Italian: Fresh asparagus salad will make you sing spring
The official start of spring this year is March 20, and springtime veggies are already arriving at our local grocery stores, including our favorite,...
March 8, 2017 - 9:36am
March 1, 2017
Skinny and delicious: 3 healthy slow cooker recipes
For some, healthy often equates to more money, more time and the need for more self-control. It's a pain, really. Cooks constantly trade long...
March 1, 2017 - 4:20pm
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
Today marks the beginning of the season of Lent and, as a Catholic, I welcome this opportunity for reflection, atonement and spiritual growth....
March 1, 2017 - 8:19am
February 23, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Food fit for the heart
February is not just about chocolates and conversation hearts and Valentine's Day. More importantly, it's American Heart Month. According to...
February 23, 2017 - 8:16am
February 22, 2017
Decadent slow cooker desserts to delight your palette
When it comes to dessert, the slow cooker might not be the first thing that comes to mind. The reality is that the versatile appliance is not...
February 22, 2017 - 11:12am
February 21, 2017
LOST ITALIAN: Biscotti: Twice-baked and double the fun
FARGO — I didn't understand biscotti when Tony first introduced me to it years ago. This strange-looking, dry, oblong Italian cookie had...
February 21, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 15, 2017
Lost Italian: Herb-encrusted pork tenderloin roast an easy weeknight dinner
Pork tenderloin is typically my go-to protein whenever I need a quick and easy dinner. This extra-lean cut of meat is full of flavor, super versatile...
February 15, 2017 - 4:31pm
Slow cooker recipes for easy weeknight meals
Few aromas beat the smell of a home-cooked meal as families walk through the door after a long day at work and school. For some, it's the smell...
February 15, 2017 - 11:22am
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
Lost Italian: A Valentine's Day treat for the loved ones in your life
Chocolate cake holds a special place in my heart, especially on Valentine's Day. I still have the very first Valentine I ever received from Tony,...
February 8, 2017 - 9:05am