Keep Summer’s Basil Lovefest Going By Preserving It

FARGO – One of the best pieces of advice I heard about gardening is to grow what you like. Simple enough. But I didn’t always do that. I would grow tomatoes (which are not among my family’s favorite things) because they grow easily in this part of the country. When I’d get a bumper crop…
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Bacon And Egg Muffins: Grab-and-Go Breakfast With Surprise In The Middle

One of the best parts of writing “The Great Indoors” is searching for recipes to try. I love looking on Pinterest to see the crazy concoctions people craft and, more importantly, see if the average home baker like me can succeed at making them. Some of my all-time favorites were the Pop Bottle Cakes, Lumberjack…
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Oozing With Fall Flavors: Spiced Rum Adds Richness To Pumpkin Cobbler

FARGO – As fall hits, millions of Americans immerse themselves in all things pumpkin spice. Pumpkin spice mania began in 2003, when Starbucks introduced the pumpkin spice latte. Since then, the coffee giant has sold hundreds of millions of them to the PSL faithful, many of whom countdown the days until their beloved drink become…
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Easy Minnesota Viking Cupcakes Using Candy

FARGO–The football season is at last upon us and while the most popular foods to nosh on while watching the game might be pizza, beer and Buffalo wings, who says you can’t enjoy a sweet, decadent and football-themed cupcake for dessert? In fact, not only is it a way to treat yourself it’s actually a…
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Honey, I Shrunk The Apple Pie (And Added Cinnamon Whipped Cream)

FARGO – What do you like about fall? For some it’s the crisp, clean, cool air. For others it’s the beauty of falling leaves or the chance to get back to the gridiron. For me, fall is fabulous  because it’s apple harvest time. We have an apple tree in our backyard with branches so heavy…
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