Cowboy cookies are oatmeal chocolate chip cookies amped up with coconut and cinnamon. 
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Cowboy Cookies: Some Of The Best Cookies I’ve Ever Made

If you think symphony music is snooty, stuffy and a little too hoity toity, you’re in for the surprise of your life Thursday at Bluestem Center for the Arts in Moorhead. The Fargo-Moorhead Symphony is putting on a knee-slappin, boot-scootin, humdinger of a hoedown for it’s 6th annual Symphony Rocks concert. The 75-piece symphony joins…
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Ghostbusters Slime Cupcakes – An Oozy Birthday Treat

When I was a kid, birthday party themes weren’t really a thing. Mom would hang up a couple of balloons and drag a few chairs from the kitchen table for a game of musical chairs. We’d sip from  Dixie cups full of Tang, eat cake, pin tails on donkeys, then pretty much call it a…
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This Brazilian-themed menu includes Brigadeiro (three to four ingredient chocolate treats similar to a bon bon or truffle. It's served often at Brazilian children's birthday parties), Brazilian Cheese Bread (Pao de Queijo) (This garlic cheese bread can be served plain or with marinara sauce.), Coxinha  (This deep fried dough ball surrounding a creamy, cheese chicken salad is a popular street food in Brazil.) and Caipirinha (Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaça (sugarcane hard liquor), sugar and lime).
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Getting Ready For Rio: Olympic-Ready Brazilian Party Food

When I started researching food to make for a Rio-themed Olympic party, I have to admit I was flabbergasted at my complete lack of knowledge of Brazilian food. Admittedly, I’m not the most cosmopolitan of people, but I’m no Ellie May Clampett either. I’ve traveled and eaten my way through many ethnic cuisines. But the…
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Miss North Dakota Teen USA Makes Crown-Worthy Cupcakes

If the judges at this weekend’s Miss Teen USA pageant suddenly decide to rank contestants based on “baking ability” and not just evening gown, fitness wear and interview, Miss North Dakota Teen USA Paige Mathison would walk away with the crown (and probably a whole bunch of new sugar-loving friends). The 17-year-old incoming senior at…
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“POP” Over To The Street Fair For Free Pie

Forum Communications is going back in time at this year’s Downtown Fargo Street Fair. As a show of appreciation, the company is giving its loyal readers, listeners and viewers a free POP – as in “Piece of Pie,” not soda. Forum employees and WDAY personalities will be handing out free slices of pie from 10…
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