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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Early Thanksgiving travel forecast: Millions to face delays, slowdowns as fast-paced storms strike northern US
Crow Wing County Board: Data mining eyed as intel tool
Pillager school wins honors for innovation
Pine River shed burns, deemed a total loss
Agents bust 4 in meth sale investigation
Deer hunting: First weekend harvest up 22 percent in lakes area
Pine River area boy bags deer of a different color - rare piebald doe
Patriots to battle St. Croix Lutheran in semifinals
Figure Skating: Wick places Granite City Classic
Volleyball: Tigers lose two straight in state tournament
Gerald R. Seaton
Janelle M. Mulroy
John Edward Borg
Eagles Nest Church to host mortgage burning celebration
Pequot Lakes: Faith, food, fellowship offered Fridays to students
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Healthy living: Eat the Mediterranean way
Think about quitting: Great American Smokeout is Nov. 16
Letter to the Editor: Can we talk about mass shootings yet?
PR-B Family Center: 'Top shelf' people needed to meet holiday needs
Director's notes: CCS measuring community kindness
From the Lefthand Corner: There is good government all around us
Grim's Tales: Welcome to the month of thankfulness
letters to the editor
Births - Sept. 24, 2017
November 15, 2017
Chef's Hat: Pack a punch with Parmesan
Parmesan cheese is an ingredient that most people always have on hand. This cheese has a nutty and slightly salty type flavor and greatly enhances...
November 15, 2017 - 8:00am
October 31, 2017
Chef's Hat: Take your caramel apple treat up a notch
Fall means shorter days, cooler weather and a large variety of apples hitting the produce section of grocery stores. One thing that goes amazingly...
October 31, 2017 - 9:00am
October 17, 2017
Chef's Hat: For quick cleanup, make it in a mug
In the last week or two I received several emails with recipes for preparing dishes in a mug. This is not practical if you're feeding a crowd,...
October 17, 2017 - 3:30am
October 3, 2017
Chef's Hat: Don't fret when the oven breaks
The last time I used the oven I noticed the element turned a bright red. Never a good sign. The next time I turned the oven on, nothing - no...
October 3, 2017 - 5:30am
September 20, 2017
Chef's Hat: Use apples, pumpkin to bake festive fall breads
With the temperature dropping a bit, there is nothing more satisfying than walking into the house and smelling bread baking. Banana bread is...
September 20, 2017 - 8:00am
September 6, 2017
Chef's Hat: Have fun with food on a stick
A few weeks ago, someone asked if I was getting ready for winter. When it's early August, it still seems like there is a big chunk of summer...
September 6, 2017 - 8:00am
August 16, 2017
Chef's Hat: Here's a new twist on an old vegetable
In the last few weeks, area gardens have been popping with produce. And, just like every year, my neighbors' gardens have an overabundance of...
August 16, 2017 - 7:00am
August 7, 2017
Chef's Hat: Mini pies are all the rage
There's something special about having a whole pie to yourself - even if it is a mini pie. You can honestly say, "I ate the whole thing all by myself!" Mini pies are also a great dish to take to parties or family get-togethers because there is no cutting required. These pies can be...
August 7, 2017 - 5:00am
July 11, 2017
Chef's Hat: Flavored butters are a cook's secret weapon
An extremely simple way to add magic to almost any dish is by topping it off with flavored butter. Flavored butters are also known as compound...
July 11, 2017 - 7:30am
June 28, 2017
Chef's Hat: For fast cleanup, try foil packet recipes
It doesn't matter if you are using a grill, campfire or the plain old oven in your kitchen, foil packet recipes are a great way to go when you...
June 28, 2017 - 7:00am
June 13, 2017
Chef's Hat: Lemonade - it's sunshine in a glass
There is nothing more refreshing and nothing that says summer more than a glass of fresh lemonade. This delightful summertime drink is available in frozen concentrates and powders you mix with water and, of course, premade lemonade comes in bottles and cans. But once you make lemonade...
June 13, 2017 - 4:00am
May 31, 2017
Chef's Hat: Asparagus - four years in the making
Asparagus is not an ordinary vegetable. You don't plant it in the spring and harvest it in the fall as you do with most vegetables. This is a...
May 31, 2017 - 6:00am
May 16, 2017
Chef's Hat: Don't hesitate to use that forgotten broiler in oven
A few weeks ago I was discussing recipes with a friend and I was surprised to hear that she had never used the broiler in her oven. I don't know if it's because I'm short on time or because I find broiling an easy cooking method, but I use my broiler once or twice a week. Broiling...
May 16, 2017 - 8:30am
April 30, 2017
Chef's Hat: Enjoy the start of warm weather with a juicy steak
With warmer weather slowly coming into the lakes area, there's been quite a few nights lately when the smell of a charcoal grill has filled the evening air. About anything grilled is good - hamburgers, chicken, pork chops - but what quite a few people, including myself, really enjoy...
April 30, 2017 - 5:30am
April 18, 2017
Chef's Hat: Coffee cakes will satisfy holiday sweet tooth
If you missed it, Coffee Cake Day was Friday, April 7. But just because you missed the official Coffee Cake Day, that doesn't mean you can't...
April 18, 2017 - 6:30am