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February 7, 2018
In the Midwest, Jell-O is combined with a variety of ingredients like whipped topping, vegetables, fruit and/or cottage cheese and called a "salad." Photo courtesy the Chemical Heritage Foundation
Attention fellow Midwesterners: Jell-O isn't salad
February 7, 2018 - 9:37am
January 27, 2018
Those fundraiser cookbooks hold the recipes of hundreds of families and family members. The food they made was important to someone beyond the physical nourishment it provided. It's often like a signature or a fingerprint. These cookbooks commemorate them, so collecting those books, to me, is a part of preserving history, family and even happiness.
Grim's Grub: Get a taste of 'A Taste of History'
January 27, 2018 - 10:00am
January 21, 2018
Put in your favorite ingredients or use whatever you have on hand. You can put in a bit of marinara and Swiss cheese, cream cheese and sundried tomatoes, or pieces of ham and cheddar cheese. Almost any variety of fruit or vegetable can be used as stuffing. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Chef's Hat: Be creative when making stuffed chicken breasts
January 21, 2018 - 9:00am
January 16, 2018
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Does Champagne have to have bubbles?
January 16, 2018 - 3:05pm
January 15, 2018
Cristen Clark
Giant chocolate chip cookies and the lessons kids learn on the farm
January 15, 2018 - 8:54am
January 13, 2018
Proclaimed as the Northern Cowboy's signature burger, the NCFB is a steak burger topped with barbecue pulled pork, smoked cheddar, brown sugar bacon and onion straws. Jeremy Millsop / Brainerd Dispatch
Area Dining: Northern Cowboy - nothing like it's predecessor
January 13, 2018 - 9:00am
January 12, 2018
Higginbotham tells girlfriend Peyton Lausch (center) and Forum reporter Tracy Briggs how shocked he is to see breakfast on a stick at Hornbachers in south Moorhead. Photo: Chris Flynn / The Forumplay button
5 things about Midwest grocery stores foreigners find surprising
January 12, 2018 - 9:04am
Southwest black bean salsa is easy to make and adds great color to your buffet. Chicken enchilada dip, adapted from Eating Well, is full of fresh vegetables and beans that will fill up football fans with healthy ingredients. Metro Creative Graphics, Inc.
Add bean dips to your football foods
January 12, 2018 - 8:30am
January 2, 2018
Grim's Grub: Time and temp make tender meat
January 2, 2018 - 6:30am
December 27, 2017
Ron Smith, World of Wine columnist
These wines will help you toast 2018
December 27, 2017 - 8:10am
December 25, 2017
If you're serious about hot chocolate, the way to go is to make it from scratch. There are many amazing hot chocolate recipes out there that include everything from banana peels to cookie crumbs. But, of course, there are very few things that don't go well with chocolate. Illustration
Chef's Hat: Warm up on a cold day with hot chocolate
December 25, 2017 - 8:00am
December 22, 2017
Sticky Toffee Pudding is a decandent, rich British Christmas dessert. Alexandra Floersch / Forum News Service
Sticky Toffee Pudding: Easy, but extravagant dessert
December 22, 2017 - 7:45am
December 17, 2017
Grim's Grub: If you can't beat 'em, blend 'em!
December 17, 2017 - 7:30am
December 13, 2017
Homemade macaroni and cheese is delectable, but a lot of work and very time consuming. So I was quite excited when I ran across a recipe for slow cooker macaroni and cheese. Illustration
Chef's Hat: Turn to comfort foods for that busy time of year
December 13, 2017 - 6:00am
December 4, 2017
One plan that I like to share with my patients is the Mediterranean diet. It's not a diet that you start and stop. It's a specific pattern of eating, not specific dishes or cuisine. Its pyramid reflects the traditional food patterns of countries around the Mediterranean whose people had little incidence of heart disease, diabetes or cancer. Illustration
Food column: Find better health by eating the Mediterranean way
December 4, 2017 - 8:30am