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Travis Grimler

June 17, 2018
I had an idea for a product that would make at-home pasta production simpler using an equally simple tool that most hunters in our area already have. We even have companies in the area that could produce such a product. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Grim's Grub: A pasta extruder to call my own
June 17, 2018 - 3:00am
June 5, 2018
Grim's Grub: Try these recipes for wild or domestic veggies
June 5, 2018 - 10:00am
May 25, 2018
Nate Beeler of the Columbus Dispatch. Caglecartooons.com
Grim's Tales: Give time to honor veterans on Memorial Day
May 25, 2018 - 8:30am
May 18, 2018
Sure, with the internet and social media, certain small town history gets recorded in other places, but not so thoroughly as one would find in an official publication. Years from now the bound copies of the PineandLakes Echo Journal will remain one of the most reliable historical records for Pine River and Pequot Lakes out there, maybe one of the only records. Such is the case for Pine River 75 years ago as well.
Grim's Grub: Read for the history, subscribe to make more
May 18, 2018 - 10:00am
May 6, 2018
Black bean brownies are a very fudgy, healthier treat most people won't suspect.
Grim's Grub: This recipe has 'bean' a long time coming
May 6, 2018 - 7:00am
April 22, 2018
I've been wanting to write a recipe column about something other than food for a while, but I needed more recipes than just homemade playdough. Recently, I came across just such recipes. There should be enough here to enjoy all year long, indoor or outdoor. Fluffy slime image courtesy thebestideasforkids.com
Grim's Grub: Words of warning: Don't eat these fun recipes
April 22, 2018 - 10:00am
March 24, 2018
Gnocchi is a simple pleasure, so long as you aren't making a homemade version. If you aren't familiar, gnocchi are noodles, or dumplings, made from potatoes and flour. Homemade gnocchi has a subtle flavor from ingredients that can include Parmesan, and I once had a recipe with a hint of nutmeg. PineandLakes.com Illustration adapted from 'Gnocchi with ricotta' by Paoletta S. [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons
Grim's Grub: Try gnocchi when you need potato and pasta fix
March 24, 2018 - 9:30am
March 21, 2018
South of Backus, swans float in frigid water and rest on the banks of the Pine River near where it flows under Highway 371.
Travis Grimler / Echo Journal
River bank beach day
March 21, 2018 - 10:00am
March 10, 2018
Maple sap was once such a huge part of life in this region. Maple sugar was a vital part of one's supplies necessary for baking, possibly brewing and anything we use sugar for today, so the season was very important for local families. I suspect it was a product that brought a great deal of joy to most households.
Grim's Grub: Sugarbush is calling maple syrup lovers
March 10, 2018 - 12:00pm
February 4, 2018
Grim's Tales: The difference five years makes
February 4, 2018 - 7:30am
January 2, 2018
Grim's Grub: Time and temp make tender meat
January 2, 2018 - 6:30am
December 18, 2017
Grim's Tales: I'm grateful for Chamber of Commerce membership
December 18, 2017 - 7:30am
December 17, 2017
Grim's Grub: If you can't beat 'em, blend 'em!
December 17, 2017 - 7:30am
November 22, 2017
Ribs get a reputation for being chewy and full of tallow. I've already provided a pressure-cooker method (maximum pressure for 30 minutes) that solves both issues, but I recently got curious about other ways to render ribs delicious. PineandLakes.com Illustration
Grim's Grub: Give maligned (but delicious) venison ribs a try
November 22, 2017 - 8:00am
October 23, 2017
Grim's Grub: Treat your four-legged family members right
October 23, 2017 - 7:30am
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