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By Angela Denstad Stigeler When looking for crowd-pleasing winter fare, it’s hard to go wrong with cheese and potatoes. But hearty and satisfying as they are, mashed potatoes aren’t always very fancy. Here’s yet another great way to dress them up for the holidays: potato and cheese croquettes....Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler It’s about this time of year when I start thinking about brining. Not only is it one of the easiest ways to ensure a flavorful Thanksgiving bird, it can improve many cuts of meat, especially those too easily dried out with normal cooking techniques. A nice soak in a salt...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler   This week’s recipe has been inspired by some good buddies of mine, the members of our local Cub Scout pack, which kicked off its annual popcorn campaign this past week. If you haven’t yet seen any of these industrious lads at your door, you’ll have until Octob...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler There’s nothing so heartening as a fresh start, and few tastes as soothing as honey, which here takes center stage for a Jewish New Year treat. Rosh Hashanah will usher in the Jewish year of 5775 at sunset on September 24 this year and be celebrated through nightfall on ...Read More
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By Angela Denstad Stigeler Coming off the first full school week and our first cold spell can make a person weary of what’s to come—a humdrum routine and little daylight left for leisure. But when the going gets tough, turn to some real tough cookies: the Italian cantuccini. These are the classi...Read More
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