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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Pequot Lakes candidate forum slated Oct. 1
2018 Voter's Guide: Pequot Lakes School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Pine River-Backus School Board
2018 Voter's Guide: Fifty Lakes City Council, mayor candidates
2018 Voter's Guide: Manhattan Beach City contests
Junior Hockey: North Stars skate past Willmar
Cross Country: Patriot boys 5th, girls 7th in Bagley - PR-B boys finish 20th
Bemidji State picked fifth in WCHA preseason polls, Minnesota State again the favorite
Defending champs Minnesota Duluth picked to finish first in NCHC; followed by SCSU, UND
Inside the Outdoors: Viruses victimize wildlife, too
John "Jack" T. Thomas
Shawn Eisel Blanchard
Lyle B. Sannes
Evelyn D. Eide
Coming Wednesday: Substance abuse is addictive
Water is a health 'food' not to be overlooked
Crow Wing Energized: Depression might be more common than you think
Pequot Lakes church to host lutefisk supper Sept. 29
3 things for better health - Sept. 17
As I See It: Why study history?
Uncharted: A hike, a speech and a loose-meat sandwich
Vogt's Notes: We welcome letters, but watch your word count
Letter to the editor: Thiede's value to Crow Wing County
Slow down to give and receive kindness
letters to the editor
50th Wedding Anniversary
Births: Sept 2, 2018
Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd, births
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
September 17, 2018
Chef's Hat: Cooking in cast iron cookware
If you're looking for a new cooking method, forget about cooking in cast iron. Cast iron cookware has been around for hundreds, and perhaps even...
September 17, 2018 - 10:00am
August 31, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sometimes life just needs the flavor of rum
Even if you don't partake in alcoholic beverages, you'll find having a bottle of rum in the kitchen cupboard comes in quite handy. Rum adds a...
August 31, 2018 - 1:00pm
August 20, 2018
Chef's Hat: August means it's backyard harvest time
Harvest season has kicked into full gear for many backyard gardeners. Even the smallest of gardens seems to go from a cucumber or two to bursting...
August 20, 2018 - 8:00am
August 8, 2018
Chef's Hat: Easy slow cooker meals are great for busy summer days
Summer is the ideal time to grill. But there are times when heating up the grill, cleaning the grate and standing over a hot grill do not seem...
August 8, 2018 - 2:00pm
July 25, 2018
Chef's Hat: Turn a cake into a plateful of cookies
For an easy and fast homemade cookie, nothing beats taking a cake mix, adding a couple of ingredients, throwing it all in the oven, and pulling...
July 25, 2018 - 10:00am
July 11, 2018
Chef's Hat: For a sweet treat, grill fruit
Fruit is one of the easiest foods to grill, yet seems to be something people never think about putting on the grill. When you grill fruit, the...
July 11, 2018 - 7:00am
June 26, 2018
Chef's Hat: Tips to try the ever-versatile egg roll
There are times when things don't come together as planned. That was what happened with this week's attempt at trying new recipes. What was originally going to be a column about spring rolls didn't quite work out. The first problem arose when someone walked out of the house without...
June 26, 2018 - 6:30am
June 13, 2018
Chef's Hat: Use versatile strawberry in salads, sandwiches
The great thing about strawberries is they go well with pretty much everything. Throw them in your breakfast cereal in the morning or on your...
June 13, 2018 - 6:30am
May 27, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's avocado time, and they're packed with nutrients
In case, you haven't noticed, avocados have been plentiful in area stores. California avocados start popping up in stores in May, reach peak...
May 27, 2018 - 3:00am
May 11, 2018
Chef's Hat: Add a bit of kick to traditional meatloaf
Meatloaf has always been one of my favorite dishes. It is an old standby and one of those recipes where the leftovers tend to be better than...
May 11, 2018 - 1:00pm
April 29, 2018
Chef's Hat: It's finally time to fire up the grill
With spring finally making its arrival, it's definitely time to break out the grill. Remember, that grill has been sitting in a garage (or perhaps...
April 29, 2018 - 10:00am
April 15, 2018
Chef's Hat: Make your own rotisserie chicken
One of the easiest ways to prepare a meal is to stop at the deli and pick up a rotisserie chicken. Heat up a vegetable, throw a roll in the oven...
April 15, 2018 - 10:00am
April 1, 2018
Chef's Hat: Twice baked potatoes are twice as nice
Growing up, baked potatoes were just that - potatoes thrown in an oven, baked and served with a bit of butter, salt and pepper and maybe some...
April 1, 2018 - 9:00am
March 17, 2018
Chef's Hat: Sweet potatoes provide a twist on tater tots
A year or so ago, I had lunch with friends at a restaurant that served sweet potato tots along with our sandwiches. These little bits were much...
March 17, 2018 - 3:00am
March 3, 2018
Chef's Hat: Cooking with coconut oil
A few weeks ago I bought a jar of coconut oil for a recipe I was trying out. The recipe turned out quite well, but of course I have not made...
March 3, 2018 - 11:00am