Mud Hen Bars – A Not-So Pretty Salute To Corporal Klinger And Toledo

FARGO – Ask the average American over the age of 40 what they first think of when someone mentions “Toledo, Ohio.” There’s a good chance he or she will say, “Toledo, isn’t that where Corporal Klinger was from?” For those of us who grew up watching the television show “M*A*S*H” the northwestern Ohio city will…
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Easy Beauty And The Beast Cake Fit For A Princess

FARGO – Like millions of other American families with daughters, we live in a household full of Disney princesses. Even though my daughters are both teenagers now, that doesn’t mean we chucked our DP goods in the garbage. Call it sentimentality (or laziness) but our house still has its share of Disney princess Barbie dolls,…
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A 4th Of July Dessert That’s Festive, Delicious And Low-Calorie

FARGO – Don’t you hate it when you spend hours in the kitchen making a super time-intensive dessert – only to say to yourself, “Meh…that was just okay and I just consumed a ton of calories. So not worth it”? This Patriotic Rollup cake does not fall into that category. A Facebook friend of mine…
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Elegant And Easy: A Beautiful Way To Use That Rhubarb You’re Throwing In The Freezer

FARGO – I’ve spoken before about the ginormous rhubarb plant in my backyard. Suffice it to say it has not shrunk in the past year or two – in fact, I’m thinking we might see if it’s eligible for it’s own zip code. What that means exactly is that in late spring and early summer,…
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Spicy, Cold And Creamy: Turn Thai Iced Tea Into Cupcakes

FARGO – It’s not surprising that “National Iced Tea Day” would fall on a Saturday in June (the 10th to be exact). No drink is more associated with hot summer days than iced tea – particularly in the southern part of the United States where sweet tea is nearly a religion. Up here in the…
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