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March 16, 2017
Green is a color that is prominent in the Irish flag, and Ireland is nicknamed the "Emerald Isle." As spring rolls around, the world turns green, and those lucky four leaf clovers and shamrocks that are closely associated with the Irish also come in shades of green. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: For the day, we're all a bit Irish
March 16, 2017 - 6:05am
March 14, 2017
Farm Journal Irish soda bread with currants and caraway seed, sliced, is seen next to a loaf of traditional soda bread. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: Irish soda bread a tradition of luck and loaves
March 14, 2017 - 1:30pm
March 12, 2017
U.S. Rep. Collin Peterson's winning entry, the "Right to Bear Arms Hotdish," included actual bear meat. It was one of 10 entries in this year's Hotdish Competition hosted by Sen. Al Franken. Special to Forum News Service
Peterson's staff cooks up a winner in senator's hotdish competition
March 12, 2017 - 10:30am
March 8, 2017
Asparagus white bean salad.
Dave Wallis / The Forum
Lost Italian: Fresh asparagus salad will make you sing spring
March 8, 2017 - 9:36am
March 7, 2017
The great thing about pancakes is that they aren't just for breakfast; they are perfect for any meal. Pancakes can be very simple - a box of mix, an egg and a little milk. But, of course, a boxed mix is not what keeps people visiting their local pancake house. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: Pancakes - they aren't just for breakfast
March 7, 2017 - 12:06pm
March 1, 2017
Golden fried catfish sits on a bed of wilted spinach and topped with a tomato, green olive and caper sauce. Dave Wallis / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: Have a Lenten fish fry Italian style
March 1, 2017 - 8:19am
February 24, 2017
The skin could actually be left on for certain Chinese or traditional Native American soups. I decided to use it in a Chinese soup, but without the skin mainly because I am afraid nobody but me will eat it if the skin is left on. However, if you've ever eaten fried fish that was merely scaled, this should not be a problem to you. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Grim's Grub: Pout about it
February 24, 2017 - 11:46pm
February 22, 2017
Homemade Dark Chocolate Fudge Ready to Eat
Decadent slow cooker desserts to delight your palette
February 22, 2017 - 11:12am
February 21, 2017
Italian Amond Biscotti, both plain and chocalte dipped, along with a savory cheddar version. David Samson / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: Biscotti: Twice-baked and double the fun
February 21, 2017 - 1:48pm
February 19, 2017
Chef's Hat: Not your usual chicken salad sandwich
February 19, 2017 - 8:38pm
February 15, 2017
French Dip or Beef Dip Sandwich
Slow cooker recipes for easy weeknight meals
February 15, 2017 - 11:22am
February 8, 2017
Gently tap the frosting with the flat side of a knife or spatula to create small peaks.David Samson / The Forum
Lost Italian: A Valentine's Day treat for the loved ones in your life
February 8, 2017 - 9:05am
February 2, 2017
Chef's Hat: Bring nontraditional snacks to Super Bowl party
February 2, 2017 - 10:48pm
February 1, 2017
Closeup of a hot baked potato topped with sour cream, bacon, green onions and cheddar cheese.
Slow cooker Super Bowl: 3 game-winning recipes
February 1, 2017 - 2:18pm
This crudités platter features Green Goddess dip for the Super bowl. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Lost Italian: Avocado dip and rainbow of veggies a Super Bowl score
February 1, 2017 - 10:02am
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