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Pineandlakes Echo Journal
Crow Wing County schedules public hearing about budget, levy
Nisswa: Dullum will be remembered as 'Mr. Nisswa'
Sheriff's office identifies man killed in hunting accident
CLC contributes $136 million to regional economy annually
Fingers crossed: Pillager hosts turkey bingo
Women's Hockey: U.S. Hockey Hall Of Fame Faceoff Classic 'fantastic' event
Junior Hockey: North Iowa dominates North Stars
PL 8th-graders achieve perfect season
Girls hockey: Lightning win 2 of 3 to start season
Women's College Hockey: BSU, SCSU hope game in Brainerd Tuesday, Nov. 20, will be classic
Twila Lillian Danzig
William "Bill" O'Hara
William Tennis Jones
Workplace wellness conference aims to increase resiliency
Crow Wing Energized: Take control of the holidays
3 things for better health
Faith: Where did the chickadees go?
They had an idea. Now, they're wondering if it will work. An innovative community, collaborative project is tackling childhood trauma.
Bormett's Vignette: I can still be 'home for the holidays'
Guest Opinion: Soil and Water Conservation Districts: Ensuring funding for the boots on the ground
Veeder: A song for a new season
Hauser: What we leave behind
Wealth Column: Why new tax laws could change your 2018 tax filing
letters to the editor
Births: Nov. 17, 2018
Births: Oct. 28, 2018
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
November 14, 2018
Chef's Hat: Don't forget about those tried-and-true recipes
It's always fun to thumb through cookbooks and cooking magazines or browse online to view new recipes. But some of us have cookbooks, three-ring...
November 14, 2018 - 4:00pm
October 31, 2018
Chef's Hat: Cooking for two: Give these soup recipes a try
There are times when leftovers are great. But other times, not so much. For large families, leftovers are not much of an issue. But when it is...
October 31, 2018 - 8:00am
October 17, 2018
Chef's Hat: Shrimp are versatile, but don't overcook them
Shrimp is one of those ingredients that cooks quickly, can be used in a large variety of dishes and can be prepared in any number of ways so...
October 17, 2018 - 12:00pm
October 3, 2018
Chef's Hat: Take advantage of fall's bounty of apples
With the calendar page pushing past Sept. 21, it is officially fall. Some people love fall - the crisp days, beautiful fall colors, lack of bugs...
October 3, 2018 - 10:47am
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