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1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts 8 ounces bow tie pasta 1/2 to 1 pound fresh broccoli 1 cup mayonnaise (or you can use Miracle Whip) 1/3 cup sugar 1/3 cup diced red onion 1/3 cup red wine vinegar 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard 2 cups red or greed seedless grapes, cut in half 8 slices cooked...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:19am

6 to 8 cups chopped romaine or iceberg lettuce 2 medium pears, peeled and chopped into bite-sized pieces 1 cup dried cranberries 1 cup chopped pecans (you can leave this out if you don’t care for nuts) 8 slices thick bacon, cooked until crispy and crumbled 4 to 6 ounces of blue cheese, crumbled Bo...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:19am

1 1/2 cups apple cider 3/4 cup cider vinegar 1 1/2 cups walnuts, finely chopped (a food processor works well) 1 tablespoon honey 2 1/4 cups canola oil 1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon sugar 1 teaspoon jarred garlic 1/4 cup green onions, finely chopped 1/4 cup olive oil 1 tablespoon sea salt...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:17am

5 ounces lettuce (romaine or iceberg lettuce), chopped into small pieces 3 ounces (1 small) sweet potato, peeled, boiled, diced into large pieces 1/4 cup dried cranberries 1/2 cup seedless grapes (red or green) chopped in half 1/2 apple, peeled and diced (use a sweet apple like a Pink Lady) 1/4 cup ...

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:17am

We've had a taste of spring. Granted, the cooler temps this week are a bit of a step back, but the large mounds of snow are greatly diminished, the days are longer and when the sun shines you definitely feel like spring has arrived.

Wed, 04/16/2014 - 11:16am

3/4 cup sugar, plus 1/2 cup 1 cup flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 1-ounce square semisweet chocolate 2 tablespoons butter 1/2 cup milk 2 tablespoons Kahlua 4 tablespoons cocoa 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed 1 cup strong coffee, prepared Preheat oven to 350 F. Grease a 9-inch square pan. In a medium ...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:13pm

Peanut Butter Cream: 3 cups whole milk 1/2 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/4 cup cornstarch 1 tablespoon flour 4 egg yolks 4 tablespoons butter 1 cup heavy cream, whipped to soft peaks 3/4 cup creamy peanut butter Plouffe Pastry: 1 cup water 8 tablespoons butter 1/4 teaspo...

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:12pm

I am the quintessential Twins fan. I have evolved appropriately, slowly, like a deep-sea diver who has been rising to the surface since 1961, decompressing a little at a time so my head doesn't explode. I am resilient.

Wed, 04/09/2014 - 12:12pm

2-pound boneless pork loin roast 1 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons dried rosemary 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 tablespoon catsup (you can use a mild barbecue sauce if you prefer) 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 2 tablespoons jarred garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup sliced yellow onions Salt and black pepper ...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:33pm

4 cups cauliflower florets, cut into 1-inch thick slices 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon dried marjoram 1/2 teaspoon thyme 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup finely shredded Parmesan cheese Preheat oven to 450 degrees. Combine the marjoram, thyme, salt a...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:32pm

6 cups spinach leaves 1/2 cup sliced fresh mushrooms 3 slices bacon, cut into 1/4-inch pieces 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 cup minced red onion 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/4 teaspoon pepper 1/4 teaspoon sugar 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar Remove stems from spinach, tear into bite-sized pieces and place int...

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:32pm

3 tablespoons balsamic vinegar 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 garlic clove, minced, or 1 teaspoon jarred garlic 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon sugar (if desired) Salt and pepper to taste Place all ingredients in a jar with a tight fitting lid.

Wed, 03/19/2014 - 12:31pm

At this time of year, I always find myself stuck in a column conundrum.

Tue, 03/11/2014 - 5:48pm

4 servings 1/4 cup blue cheese crumbles 1 12-ounce can of Spam, cut into 8 slices 4 Kaiser rolls, split and toasted 4 lettuce leaves 4 slices tomato 4 slices red onion 1/2 cup Frank’s Red Hot Sauce 1/4 cup blue cheese dressing 1 tablespoon canola oil...

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:14pm

3 pounds yucca, scrubbed and cut into 3-inch sections Water for boiling 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons canola oil 1 small onion, minced 1 tablespoon minced fresh garlic 1/3 cup lemon juice 1/3 cup orange juice 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons chopped, fresh parsley 1 teaspoon dried oregano...

Thu, 02/27/2014 - 12:14pm

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