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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crosslake Historic Log Village to host first October Family Fest
Soups & Sweets fundraiser set Oct. 22 in Pine River
Cass County sheriff offers tips to identify door-to-door scams
Seed grant funding available for Minnesota clean energy projects
Drawing, essential oils classes offered in Pequot Lakes
Vikings QB Bridgewater cleared to practice
Some migrants pass through unseen and unsung
Brainerd man wins Crosslake disc golf tournament
The Timberwolves couldn't hold leads last season. Here's how Tom Thibodeau tried to fix that.
Walleye action gathers steam and fall colors update
Eugene "Gene" Stoll
Kenneth George Tetrick
Robert L. Maples
Steven P. Johnson
Chef's Hat: For quick cleanup, make it in a mug
Faith in Action volunteers recognized
Senior Menus: Oct. 16-20, 2017
Starting and ending in Pine River - Restaurant owner made it back home after years on the road
Card games: Oct. 14, 2017
Grim's Tales: Vacation: A break from more than work
Faith: There's always hope
Cracker Barrel: Legacy in stone
From the Lefthand Corner: Walz makes strong move in quest to be governor
Letter to the editor: Buffoons who do the math
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Births - Sept. 24, 2017
Births - Aug. 27, 2017
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 10, 2017
Recipes: Let's redefine after-school snacks
With school back in session, it's time to plan for after-school snacks. For kids and many adults, snacking is necessary to meet our daily needs for vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients. Children eat 25 percent of their calories from snacks but still may come up short in nutrients...
October 10, 2017 - 6:30am
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 27, 2017
Roasted vegetable medley packed with flavor and nutrition
A few summers ago, instead of planting our own garden, we joined a local Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) and began receiving weekly boxes...
September 27, 2017 - 10:47am
September 20, 2017
In a pickle over a side dish?
"Please enjoy these fresh pickles. Your food will be out shortly," the server said as she placed a plate of cucumber slices in front of us. They...
September 20, 2017 - 1:18pm
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
Make snack attacks count
"Make sure your seat belts are buckled and all carry-ons are properly stowed," the flight attendant said. I pushed my purse under the seat with...
September 6, 2017 - 1:31pm
Warm up with roasted eggplant and garlic soup
Eggplant is often overlooked in favor of more traditional vegetables, but this dark purple beauty is one of our favorite vegetables, and it's...
September 6, 2017 - 10:19am
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 29, 2017
Is any food in your fridge reaching antique status?
"My brother cleaned out his refrigerator after listening to you," my husband told me. "What do you mean?" I responded. My brother-in-law lives...
August 29, 2017 - 7:32am
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 19, 2017
Lost Italian: Refreshing summer slushes to to help beat the heat
The recent heat wave has had us looking for refreshing ways to cool down, and one of my favorite means to unwind and beat the summer heat is...
July 19, 2017 - 10:08am
July 18, 2017
Healthy marinades add flavor to grilled foods
Summer brings out the grills and healthy menu options as we grill lean meats, chicken, fish and vegetables. Marinating can add robust flavors....
July 18, 2017 - 5:30am
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