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April 25, 2017
This omelette made with smoked salmon, grilled asparagus, feta cheese, grape tomato and chives is presented with mixed greens. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
LOST ITALIAN: A Tale of Two Omelets
April 25, 2017 - 6:15pm
April 19, 2017
For best results allow the sirloin to rest for 5 to 10 mintes before carving.David Samson / The Forum
Lost Italian: Guilt-free Mediterranean steak salad
April 19, 2017 - 10:12am
April 18, 2017
Actually, just about any kind of cake could be called a coffee cake; but the term generally refers to a creamy type of cake that has some kind of streusel, raisin or cinnamon topping. And you don't have to eat coffee cake along with a cup of coffee - but it does go quite well with that first cup of java in the morning. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: Coffee cakes will satisfy holiday sweet tooth
April 18, 2017 - 6:30am
April 13, 2017
Easter Crack is made with saltine crackers, white chocolate and colored candy melts. Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editorplay button
The Great Indoors: Try this addictive, sweet Easter treat
April 13, 2017 - 9:42am
April 12, 2017
Carla Sorvaag made thes pillows with photos by Jon Warren and graphics by Jon Forness. The image is of Ruth, 8, gathering water in Zambia.Michael Vosburg / Forum Photo Editor
Lost Italian: Water, the recipe for life
April 12, 2017 - 12:26pm
Sweet Easter carrots in the chocolate pudding,selective focus
Fun Easter recipes bring holiday hoppiness
April 12, 2017 - 11:25am
April 5, 2017
It seems like there is no limit to what you can bake in a muffin tin. Some recipes that are baked in a muffin pan aren't much different than if you just baked or fried the ingredients. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Chef's Hat: Are your meals boring? Try muffin tins
April 5, 2017 - 5:45am
March 29, 2017
Orange chiffon cake, hand-made whipped cream and blackberries.  Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
Lost Italian: Let us all eat (orange chiffon) cake
March 29, 2017 - 8:30am
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