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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 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
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 14, 2017
I used every pumpkin spice product I could find for a week. Now my armpits smell like nutmeg.
Pumpkin spice is not a flavor, it's a lifestyle. Its mantra is the crackle of fallen leaves and bonfires. "Sweater weather" is its holy creed....
September 14, 2017 - 12:22pm
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 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
July 13, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Losing fat from the 4th
In my opinion, summer is one of the hardest times to try and lose weight. Oh, who am I kidding? It's a struggle no matter what the season, but...
July 13, 2017 - 11:00am
July 10, 2017
Another use for summer's sweet cherries: In a simple grain salad
I'm never surprised at how much I love cherries. They're a summertime favorite, a member of my beloved stone-fruit family. But I tend to eat...
July 10, 2017 - 1:34pm
June 29, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Summer meals that won't heat up the kitchen
We've been lucky so far this summer with the mild temperatures and low humidity (gosh, I hope I didn't jinx us with that statement). To me, there's...
June 29, 2017 - 8:00am
June 22, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: Summer doesn't have to be hot
Who says summer has to be filled with heat? Yes, the temps have certainly been mild lately, but we're not going to be that lucky for the entire summer. We're bound to have some 90-degree days filled with humidity and no breeze. And when it's hot out, there's nothing worse than standing...
June 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
June 14, 2017
Beyond the crisp: A beautiful way to bake with rhubarb
FARGO — I've spoken before about the ginormous rhubarb plant in my backyard. Suffice it to say it has not shrunk in the past year or two...
June 14, 2017 - 7:30pm
June 8, 2017
Spicy, creamy, decadent: Try Thai iced tea cupcakes
FARGO — It's not surprising that "National Iced Tea Day" would fall on a Saturday in June (the 10th to be exact). No drink is more associated...
June 8, 2017 - 6:07am
May 22, 2017
Cheers to the class of 2017: Unique grad gifts that keep on giving
FARGO — Ditch the cliche card and personalized mug. Save money on the flowers. When your grad walks across the podium to accept their diploma,...
May 22, 2017 - 12:30pm
May 18, 2017
Does one-pot pasta really taste as good as the original?
FARGO — Ask just about any American mom or dad what they might choose for a quick and easy home-cooked weeknight meal and they might just...
May 18, 2017 - 6:42am
May 4, 2017
Puttin' on The Mitts: What's Cookin'?
I'm flying solo this week since Chelsey, my counterpart, is trying to dig through her desk and emails after being out of the office last week....
May 4, 2017 - 6:30am