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May 23, 2017
Grapes with mint simple syrup.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: Nothing sour about these grapes
May 23, 2017 - 1:30pm
May 11, 2017
Traditional childhood food favorites are transformed in graduation party finger food. Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
Great Indoors: Kid food goes bite-sized for grad open houses
May 11, 2017 - 10:40am
May 10, 2017
Lemon cream parfait with blueberries is a nice cool treat for Mother's Day. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
A fresh zest: Homemade lemon curd makes sunny parfaits
May 10, 2017 - 6:58am
May 2, 2017
Roasted radishes. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: Radishes, a spicy spring vegetable perfect for simple, sweet sides
May 2, 2017 - 4:30pm
April 25, 2017
This omelette made with smoked salmon, grilled asparagus, feta cheese, grape tomato and chives is presented with mixed greens. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: A Tale of Two Omelets
April 25, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 20, 2017
This setup shows how Travis Grimler tapped maple trees this spring. The sap is boiled down to make maple syrup. Travis Grimler/Echo Journal
Puttin' on The Mitts: Maple syrup: It's not just for pancakes
April 20, 2017 - 5:40am
April 19, 2017
The CoPineSpiRum is the latest mashup cake.It includes a coconut creamcheese cake sandwiched between pineapple upside down cake smothered in spiced rum caramel sauce.Alexandra Floersch / The Forum
CoPineSpiRum: A new dessert mashup
April 19, 2017 - 7:00pm
For best results allow the sirloin to rest for 5 to 10 mintes before carving.David Samson / The Forum
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
April 19, 2017 - 10:12am
April 13, 2017
Easter Crack is made with saltine crackers, white chocolate and colored candy melts. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
The Great Indoors: Try this addictive, sweet Easter treat
April 13, 2017 - 9:42am
DILLED EGG SPREAD with smoked salmon and bagels
Puttin' on The Mitts: Answering readers' egg-cellent questions
April 13, 2017 - 7:35am
April 12, 2017
Sweet Easter carrots in the chocolate pudding,selective focus
Fun Easter recipes bring holiday hoppiness
April 12, 2017 - 11:25am
March 31, 2017
Holly Knutson of Pine River was the winner of the Puttin' on The Mitts Rachael Ray casseround giveaway at the Everything Expo last weekend at the Essentia Health Sports Center.
DeLynn Howard/Brainerd Dispatch
Puttin' on The Mitts: You asked, we'll answer
March 31, 2017 - 4:30am
March 29, 2017
Orange chiffon cake, hand-made whipped cream and blackberries.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
March 29, 2017 - 8:30am
March 21, 2017
Pasta Aglio e Olio made with extra virgin olive oil topped with Pecorino Romano cheese. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
March 21, 2017 - 2:27pm
March 14, 2017
Farm Journal Irish soda bread with currants and caraway seed, sliced, is seen next to a loaf of traditional soda bread. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: Irish soda bread a tradition of luck and loaves
March 14, 2017 - 1:30pm