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Depressed Minnesota mom who killed baby gets prison for manslaughter
Dayton, legislators work on health insurance aid as deadline nears
Foam soap may not measure up to liquid soap
Dylan talks Minnesota, Duluth in new interview
Minnesota man, 29, gets probation for fondling 67-year-old woman in her apartment
Flyers keep Wild in check as Minnesota woes continue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
Boys basketball: 'Jays leave feeling blue
State Basketball: North blisters Red Lake in Class A opener
Boys Basketball: ‘Jays leave feeling blue
'Wheel of Fortune' unfortunate guess goes viral
'Sesame Street' to welcome muppet character with autism
Kim Kardashian breaks silence on Paris robbery
'Beauty and the Beast' smashes records with towering $170 million debut
'The Big Bang Theory' spinoff 'Young Sheldon' officially ordered at CBS
'Dogs!' Children's musical opens tonight at The Barn in Willmar
Willmar High School band and choir concerts rescheduled
Pirrotta Park: Spicer to rename downtown park
Volunteer training for AIS detection to begin in April
Play our Basketball Brackets Challenge
Ruth O. Jones
John E. Vold
Hoops on Hops: Delve into the wide range of beer books
Port: Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton calls criticism over #NoDAPL protests response “inaccurate and offensive”
American wines are gaining in popularity
Lost Italian: It all starts with Pasta Aglio e Olio
Swift: The new 'Maximum Overdrive': Could our appliances be too smart?
July 4, 2011
In a pickle for dinner? How about a Dilled Chicken Avocado Melt?
Many summers ago, while living in our first house on an all-American kind of street, it was not uncommon for neighbors to gather for an evening...
July 4, 2011 - 12:00am
June 27, 2011
Slice 'em , bake 'em and eat 'em
It was one of those rare times in my days as a young mother when my infant son was finally taking one of his quick catnaps at the same time his...
June 27, 2011 - 12:00am
June 20, 2011
The good life: Falafel one of many family-friendly recipes in new cookbook
Over the last several years I've become much more interested in knowing how and where the food I cook and serve is grown and who was involved...
June 20, 2011 - 12:00am
June 13, 2011
If life gives you lemons ... just add honey and herbs to make a refreshing summer drink
"Did I just get a piece of basil in my mouth?" My husband had taken a big gulp from the glass of iced Lemon, Honey and Herbs Cooler I had poured...
June 13, 2011 - 12:00am
June 6, 2011
Stalking rhubarb: A dreamy dessert just in time for summer
How many rhubarb pies, cobblers and crisps can a person eat? At my house, it would be quite a lot, actually. How can anyone get enough of those...
June 6, 2011 - 12:00am
May 30, 2011
Asparagus Spears Baked in Creamy Parmesan Sauce
Waiting for the first delectable spears of asparagus to break through the soil in the spring takes patience. For days, I rushed out to the weedy...
May 30, 2011 - 12:00am
May 23, 2011
Chives add color and flavor to scones
On a cloudy, gray day in early spring, a friend handed me a small plastic bag with a moist paper towel inside. As I opened the bag, a familiar...
May 23, 2011 - 12:00am
May 16, 2011
Hazelnut Torte with Strawberries and Vanilla Cream
I was watching an old rerun of the Food Network's Barefoot Contessa the other day. Ina Garten whipped up a soft and fluffy angel food cake, making...
May 16, 2011 - 6:35am
May 9, 2011
Light the grill for dinner on a stick
Early in our marriage, when there was little extra money for babysitters and date nights, my husband and I began hosting casual meals for our...
May 9, 2011 - 12:00am
May 2, 2011
Orzo: The all-purpose pasta
If you've had an opportunity to peruse the grocery store shelves packed with boxes and bags of all sorts of pasta, there is a good chance your...
May 2, 2011 - 12:00am
April 25, 2011
Scandinavian delights ... all in one book
I've often wished I could find one cookbook that would hold all of the traditional Hungarian recipes my grandma and my mom used to make. How...
April 25, 2011 - 12:00am
April 18, 2011
Monte Cristo is the sandwich of choice
It wasn't the recipes that got me excited when I turned the pages of "Minnesota Lunch: From Pasties to Banh Mi," a new book edited by James Norton...
April 18, 2011 - 12:00am
April 11, 2011
Tropical Mini-Bundt Cakes feature the fresh taste of mangoes
As much as I try to eat foods that are as local as possible, there are some edibles from faraway places that I just don't want to be without....
April 11, 2011 - 12:00am
April 4, 2011
From bog to bowl: Watercress inspires creamy soup
Watercress often goes unnoticed in the produce department at the grocery store, maybe because there's usually not much of it. Its scarcity could...
April 4, 2011 - 12:00am
March 28, 2011
Spring chicken? Yes!
I can remember sitting in front of the television set with my dad when Shirley Temple, the famous, cute little dimpled and curly-haired child...
March 28, 2011 - 12:00am