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Student's leg amputated after teacher slammed him to floor, lawyer says
Some Minn. farmers worry as trade deals take a hit in presidential race
Poor exercise habits may follow teens into adulthood
Crash landing feared as Europe's Mars lander still silent
Suspects face first-degree murder charges in Minnesotan's beheading
Wild stay unbeaten at home, trip up Maple Leafs
Section 5A could be dogfight as postseason looms
WCT daily schedule
Ridgewater takes two on Crossover's first day
Willmar riding win streak into postseason
Prince’s legendary vault is now open; song due out in November
Bob Dylan wins Nobel Prize in Literature
'Wayside School' opens tonight at The Barn
Rolling Stones to release new album in December
Lady Gaga to perfom Super Bowl halftime show
Spooktacular: The whole family can help make ghostly yard ornaments
As 2017 looms, time to review your Medicare coverage
Live it! Q&A: Taking a holistic approach to medicine
The prairie chicken is featured on Northland Outdoors TV
Fast food influence kids' soda and calorie choices
Arnold "Arnie" Muench
Alveda B. Myhre
Jim Vossen letter: Viable solutions for MNsure
Corrine Nelson letter: Help the U.S. rise from its decay
Tomi Pirrotta letter: Why this voter is with Dave
Jim Van Der Pol letter: Falk supports public education
Mark McNally letter: Westrom is a friend of education
May 14, 2012
Hooray for hummus: Middle Eastern dip is colorful, healthful
On our way to Hackensack, Minn., to do some last-minute shopping for bee supplies a couple of weeks ago, my beekeeping buddy, Bobbie, and I made...
May 14, 2012 - 12:00am
April 30, 2012
Don't chuck the celery ... make some tasty soup
Any other time, I wouldn't give a second glance to a recipe for celery soup. I use celery when I make a pot of stock, and sometimes I add it...
April 30, 2012 - 12:00am
April 23, 2012
Scones made with a baker's gentle touch
I watched intently as Katie Novotny, owner of St. Paul Classic Cookie Co., dumped dry ingredients into a large metal mixing bowl. She used a...
April 23, 2012 - 12:00am
April 16, 2012
Asparagus with Creamy Chive Drizzle celebrates early spring
When the guy at the checkout asked me if asparagus could hold up to freezing temperatures, I thought he was referring to a malfunctioning refrigerator....
April 16, 2012 - 12:00am
April 9, 2012
Go straight for the Avocado Smoothie
I recently attended the annual conference for the International Association of Culinary Professionals (IACP), held in New York this year. Breakfast...
April 9, 2012 - 12:00am
April 2, 2012
Kiwi packs a punch
I watched with intrigue as a young woman at the next table picked up her teaspoon and expertly slid the edge of it between the emerald green...
April 2, 2012 - 12:00am
March 26, 2012
I'm on a (spring) roll
Four adults lined both sides of the island in my kitchen on a recent Sunday afternoon. Picking and choosing from an array of brightly colored...
March 26, 2012 - 12:00am
March 19, 2012
Bowl your guests over with Watercress Salad in The Flatbread Bowl
First there was fire. Then there was flatbread. The first hard mixture of hand-ground flour and water was baked in hot ashes or on a stone over...
March 19, 2012 - 12:00am
March 12, 2012
Winter meets spring: Pumpkin-Mango Upside-Down Baby Cakes
The month of March is one that always keeps me guessing - is it spring or is it still winter? One day the thermometer may read 2 degrees below...
March 12, 2012 - 12:00am
March 5, 2012
Watercress takes center stage in colorful, flavorful soup
Whether Irish or not, as March 17 approaches, many home cooks start thinking green. Food coloring and sprinkles turn cookies and cupcakes into...
March 5, 2012 - 12:00am
February 27, 2012
For the love of broccoli: Stir-fry dish satisfies
I've always enjoyed eating broccoli. One of my favorite ways to prepare the green cruciferous vegetable is to steam it until it's still a little...
February 27, 2012 - 12:00am
February 20, 2012
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...
February 20, 2012 - 12:00am
February 13, 2012
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...
February 13, 2012 - 12:00am
February 6, 2012
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...
February 6, 2012 - 12:00am
January 30, 2012
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...
January 30, 2012 - 12:00am