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I had such big plans. Well, ok, not big. But firmly cemented in my mind. I have such a huge list of garden chores to be completed in the next two weeks, that I figured I'd better not wait to start un...
5/16/13 at 3:46 PM A replacement Hedwig 4/12/13 at 7:28 AM
More soup 2/20/13 at 8:40 AM
Kitchen Failures -- Sometimes They're Delicious
This weekend, the Son and Heir was indescribably excited about making Gjetost (yay-toast), a Norwegian "cheese" produced by simmering whey for 12 hours until it reduces to a creamy, caramelized concoc...
3/21/13 at 2:50 PM Cheap, Practical -- and Sort of Odd -- Gift Giving 3/1/13 at 1:09 PM
If Pumpkins Were Money, I'd Be Rich 1/17/13 at 5:00 PM
Some Summertime Dreamin' for the Wintertime Blues
Strange timing for a garden post? As I sit wrapped in a fuzzy blanket, on a colder than cold North Dakota evening...a garden post full of sunshine and sweet summer colors seems to be just the ticket...
2/2/13 at 3:15 PM
Didn't Miss Christmas for New Year's Revue
All actors are eager to work, but every thespian has their limits. My son, Aaron, had hisfirst bigrole in a children's theater production of Humpty Dumpty Is Missing. He played thecharacter Little Bil...
1/3/13 at 11:49 AM
Olive Garden Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special - EXPIRED
Olive Garden restaurants are running a Dinner Today & Dinner Tomorrow Special from today through November 18. You can enjoy an entree from a certain selection along with unlimited soup or salad and b...
10/8/12 at 9:19 PM
Got Vegetables? Make Soup
It can be a challenge cooking for two. When I made a big batch of Baked Garden Vegetable Stack the other day, I had a lot of tender vegetables left over. I turned them into creamy soup in 30 minutes...
8/22/12 at 6:00 AM Irish meets Danish in these Aebleskivers 3/16/11 at 6:06 AM
Key West Caterer's Sesame Almond Chicken with Mango Banana Chutney 1/23/11 at 1:01 AM
Mystery Flowers and Tenacious B.G.
Someone sent me flowers last week! I'd love to pretend it was a secret admirer, but I'm not the sort of person who gets flowers from secret admirers. I do get flowers from my parents, and sometime...
7/30/12 at 10:00 AM Pluots and Other Plants 6/24/12 at 8:31 PM
Plant Imperilled 4/6/12 at 9:00 PM
Erin's (attempt at) Hobbies- Reclaimed Wood Wall Hangings
Most of you are aware that I'm a regular attendee of DIY Wood Studio here in Fargo. I guess I've established myself as the scavenger of the group because my all time favorite thing to do is pick up s...
7/30/12 at 9:09 AM
Tomatoes From the Garden to the Table
The other day, I was admiring the prolific tomatoes growing in our backyard garden. Some plants already were up to my waist. Although many of us are wilting in the heat, gardeners may find that their ...
7/10/12 at 10:29 AM
A lot of recipes for fish soups and stews can trace their origins to the coastal areas of Italy where seafood reigns. One such dish is cioppino, the pride of many find California restaurants, which wa...
6/30/12 at 1:25 PM Shrimp and Slaw 8/28/09 at 3:58 AM
I had a day off on Tuesday, partially because of the 14-hour day I put in on Monday, so I spent the day messing around with various chores. I stopped and picked up the shoes I had abandoned at Slayton...
6/14/12 at 4:41 AM Stripping down and cooking up 9/16/11 at 4:22 AM
Garden enthusiasm 8/1/11 at 12:26 PM
Areavoices Digest #78 - Now this might make my garden grow
We all must admit our shortcomings. For example, I am not good at basketball, geometry or abstaining from chocolate. I am also a really bad gardener. The picture you see to the left is not taken fro...
6/13/12 at 3:07 PM How green is your thumb? 7/13/11 at 4:06 PM
Perennial Plant of 2012 Named
The Perennial Plant Association (PPA) has named Brunner macrophylla Jack Frost the 2012 Perennial plant of the year. Known by many common names Siberian bugloss, brunnera, heartleaf brunnera, and fal...
2/20/12 at 9:23 AM Prairie Fare: Give brussels sprouts a chance 10/29/10 at 11:24 AM
Local Chefs Cooking For A Good Cause
Mark your calendars for February 29, The Duluth Community Garden will have fundraiser THE ART OF LOCAL FOOD featuring local chefs cooking up a 5 course plated dinner at the historic Depot Great Hall. ...
2/20/12 at 8:14 AM
The Goose is Loose!
I just spent three fabulous days with a group of educators at a conference in Rochester, MN. It is my favorite conference each year because it is inspiring, challenging, and often just plain fun. I ...
2/18/12 at 6:30 AM