A ‘Better For You’ Brownie For National Brownie Day

FARGO – Christmas is still a couple of weeks away but fear not, another very important holiday is knocking at your doorstep. Dec. 8 is “National Brownie Day.” (Cue the trumpets heralding the arrival of chocolatey fudgy yumminess!) Like many of these weird holidays, we’re not sure who started it, but aren’t we so glad…
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Gift Breads: An Easy Way To Impress This Christmas

FARGO – Black Friday has come and gone and some of you are well-into checking off items on your Christmas list. Others are in a white-hot panic with no clue what to get anyone. No matter which category you fall into, you might want to consider homemade gift breads. They’re a fairly economical way to…
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Something To Be Thankful For: Velvety Pumpkin Pie Cupcakes Are Also Low Carb

FARGO – Some people look forward to Thanksgiving dinner all year. Not me. I look forward to what comes after Thanksgiving dinner – dessert, duh. Last year on The Great Indoors, I went all out and made what I called a PieLogNog – a mashup of a pecan pie, chocolate caramel log and eggnog cheesecake…
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A Low-Carb Thanksgiving Dinner That Will Actually Leave You Satisfied

FARGO – On Thanksgiving, how many of us will eat a huge turkey dinner with all the fixings, then head to the couch to watch a little football only to fall asleep by halftime? The common belief is that the drowsiness is caused by a chemical in turkey called tryptophan – the basis for the…
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David S. Pumpkins Cupcakes: Great Idea! But Miserable Fail. Any Questions?

Being it’s so close to Halloween (and Friday the 13th as I bake), I should have taken it as an omen when I ran into a woman who told me, “I read your column all the time, but I don’t try a lot of the recipes because they’re too complicated.” I told her I love…
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