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ACMC earns health care home certification
Moderate Republican enters race against Franken
Willmar, Minn., police may have suspect in flag-burning incidents
U.S. and Taliban to start talks in Qatar office
U.S. home construction rises 6.8 percent in May
Sandgren nearly throws another no-hitter to fuel BOLD’s winning state championship
BOLD Warriors Baseball Season Results
St. Cloud fights off Stingers' rally
Legion Baseball Roundup: Willmar clubs GFW
Studio Hop begins tonight in Willmar, Spicer, New London, Minn., area
Encore! NBA crowd roars for 11-year-old mariachi singer (video)
Attorney: Michael Jackson's daughter hospitalized but is OK
Chimp's pics sell for $76,000 at London auction
Calif. judge enters Kardashian-Humphries divorce settlement
Former problem property in Willmar, Minn., becomes extended-stay motel
Chrysler agrees to recall of Jeeps at risk of fire
Chrysler expected to formally refuse Jeep recall
Honda recalling 18,000 cars to fix brakes
Unpaid internships in jeopardy after court ruling
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Verna Miller Dec. 3, 1919 - Feb. 18, 2013
Marlyn D. "Bud" Carlson
Editorial: Mayor Yanish is not being open with Willmar about his Secret 8 meetings
Editorial: Arnold’s starts another recovery
Letter: Give credit where it’s due
Editorial: Willmar iPad plan has great first year
Cartoon by Ed Fischer
No matter how you say it, Belgian endive is good for you
"I'll have the endive salad," I said to the self-assured, curly-haired server. I felt confident in my pronunciation (ON-deev) of the pale-colored leaves that are a member of the chicory...
Mon, Feb 20, 2012 - 12:00am
Honey-Glazed Roasted Pears delicious and eye-appealing (video)
This time of year, you'll usually find pears in the fruit drawer of my refrigerator. A crisp and juicy pear is a welcome midday snack eaten out of hand. Besides...
Mon, Feb 13, 2012 - 12:00am
Give Brussels sprouts a chance
On a recent dinner outing with friends, I was pleasantly surprised to see Brussels sprouts on the restaurant menu. I gave the chef points for offering a vegetable that, for...
Mon, Feb 06, 2012 - 12:00am
These date bars aren't dated
Not long ago, I received an email from a reader asking me if I had an excellent recipe for date bars. It had been ages since I'd thought of those...
Mon, Jan 30, 2012 - 12:00am
Bring on the beans: Spicy Peppers with Beans (Chili)
I was using a soup spoon to scrape the shallow puddle of spicy, rich, dark red gravy from the bottom of a deep bowl. "How could anyone even miss meat...
Mon, Jan 23, 2012 - 12:00am
Be trendy, eat leafy in the new year
It's always interesting to read the onslaught of food trend reports as each new year begins. According to the Hartman Group's annual "Looking Ahead: Food Culture" report, we can expect...
Mon, Jan 16, 2012 - 12:00am
Darling clementines make flavor-bursting scones
For days, I've been making trips into the chilly garage to replenish the bowl of clementines that has been decorating my dining table. Before Christmas, I decided a small mesh-covered...
Mon, Jan 09, 2012 - 12:00am
Resolving to eat some Yellow Pea Soup
It's clear the time for resolutions is here. As I lay on the couch recovering from the stomach flu just a couple of days after Christmas, I saw advertising for...
Mon, Jan 02, 2012 - 12:00am
Glorious, decadent ricotta made in your own kitchen
I found myself giggling as I stood at my stove. I was using the end of my candy thermometer to stir a mixture of milk and cream in my heavy,...
Mon, Dec 26, 2011 - 12:00am
Freezer Eggnog French Toast is a no-mess, no-stress dish
Years ago, at a holiday gathering I attended, I overheard the hostess in conversation with one of her guests. As the Christmas-sweater-clad woman ladled thick, frothy homemade eggnog from a...
Mon, Dec 19, 2011 - 12:00am
My favorite food of 2011? Cioccolatissimo, hands down
What was the absolute favorite thing you ate in 2011? When Amy Ephron, publisher of an online food magazine called "One for the Table," asked me that question, I didn't...
Mon, Dec 12, 2011 - 12:00am
Holiday Hot Mocha: Heat, sip and be merry
Some of the best times during the holiday season come when friends gather together to share food, play games, sing carols, nibble sweet Christmas treats and sip on special beverages...
Mon, Dec 05, 2011 - 12:00am
Easy holiday entertaining with Baked Stuffed Brie
How easy can holiday entertaining be? Extremely easy when someone else plans the menu, provides tried and true recipes complete with tips for success, and offers suggestions for wine and...
Mon, Nov 28, 2011 - 12:00am
Let the holiday baking begin
The day after Thanksgiving, when many people have shopping in mind, I enjoy a relaxing day of holiday baking. I sleep in that morning. As I sip my first mug...
Mon, Nov 21, 2011 - 12:00am
Biscuits that everyone can enjoy
When I was growing up in a suburban neighborhood of St. Paul, Minn., we had neighbors who didn't eat meat. The couple had a black-haired little girl with dark brown...
Mon, Nov 14, 2011 - 12:00am