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Bernie Mason

BERNIE MASON: 3 clever ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers

BERNIE MASON: 3 clever ways to use Thanksgiving leftovers

With the Thanksgiving holiday here, I thought you might enjoy some different ideas for using the dinner leftovers. I am giving you a choice of a casserole dish, a salad and a soup, all using leftover turkey. The soup also includes leftover mashed potatoes. They are all popular choices I hav…

November 26, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Holiday sides for Thanksgiving, which is just around the corner

BERNIE MASON: Holiday sides for Thanksgiving, which is just around the corner

Thanksgiving is next week, and I am providing recipes you may want to include in your holiday meal plans. The pumpkin bread is moist, has a great flavor, and would make great dinner rolls. I have made it up as a loaf and also as cinnamon rolls. The chopped pecans add a special crunch to the …

November 19, 2014 1:00 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Hearty game recipes to warm when the weather gets cool

BERNIE MASON: Hearty game recipes to warm when the weather gets cool

In last Wednesday’s column, I provided directions for canning your elk or venison. This week, I am sharing a popular wild game recipe I have used frequently in demonstrations I have done, that is easy to put together in your slow cooker. If you do not have the wild game, substitute a beef roast.

November 12, 2014 12:30 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Canning isn't just for fruits and veggies

BERNIE MASON: Canning isn't just for fruits and veggies

If you are one of the fortunate ones who have bagged their deer, elk or other wild game animals this fall, you may be looking for ways to prepare the meat. Canning the meat for later use is an option you may consider.

November 05, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Pumpkin recipes that are more delicious than scary

BERNIE MASON: Pumpkin recipes that are more delicious than scary

Halloween is this week, and pumpkins are a big part of that.

October 29, 2014 12:30 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Crockpot meals to make dinner easy

BERNIE MASON: Crockpot meals to make dinner easy

A reader has requested recipes for use in a slow cooker, so dinner can be ready when you arrive home from work. To save prep time in the morning, both of these can be prepared the evening before, placed in the slow cooker liner, and the liner covered and kept refrigerated overnight. In the …

October 22, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Local meat and vegetables make these recipes delicious

BERNIE MASON: Local meat and vegetables make these recipes delicious

Saturday, Oct. 18, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., plan to visit the “Local Producer Fair” at Good Earth Market, meet the local producers, taste some of their products and celebrate the harvest. By supporting your local farmers and producers, your food is fresher, you know where your food is coming …

October 15, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
BERNIE MASON: Great fall dishes to celebrate national pork month

BERNIE MASON: Great fall dishes to celebrate national pork month

October is national pork month, so I thought it would be a good time to provide a couple of new recipes for you to try using this versatile and popular meat choice.

October 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: Microwave is just perfect for small meals

Bernie Mason: Microwave is just perfect for small meals

A time-saving appliance that most people have, but fail to use to its potential, is the microwave. When you are cooking for 1 or 2 people, if you are trying to save time or energy or if you don’t want to turn on the oven for a small amount of food, why not use the microwave? Microwaves have …

October 01, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: Now's the time for freezer jams

Bernie Mason: Now's the time for freezer jams

September is here, but there is still time to take advantage of produce at the Farmers Market, fruit from your garden or sales on fruit in the grocery stores.

September 10, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: Get ready for tailgating season

Bernie Mason: Get ready for tailgating season

I had a request from a reader for recipes that would be great for tailgating. Since the football season is now upon us, I thought this would be a good time to try to fill that request. I hope you will find these recipes I have selected ones that you and your friends will enjoy.

September 03, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Bernie Mason: Here's what to do with zucchini

Bernie Mason: Here's what to do with zucchini

When we think about prolific vegetables in the garden, zucchini, a summer squash, comes to the top of the list. The mild flavor of this vegetable makes it easy to use in a variety of ways; we just need to be creative.

August 27, 2014 12:00 am Related Loading…
Bernie Mason: What shall we cook together?

Bernie Mason: What shall we cook together?

Welcome to the birth of a new recipe/cooking column for the Billings Gazette. I would like this column to belong to the readers. Therefore, I am asking for your input and suggestions as to what you would like to see in the column. Since Joyce Michels’ column was so popular using a selection …

August 20, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: Happy cooking (and happy fishing)

Bernie Mason: Happy cooking (and happy fishing)

When you think of trout, you think of fly fishing in Montana.

August 13, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: Hamburger is an all-purpose food

Bernie Mason: Hamburger is an all-purpose food

Think of hamburger, and what comes to mind for you?

August 06, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Bernie Mason: How to preserve tomatoes all year long

Bernie Mason: How to preserve tomatoes all year long

Juicy, ripe tomatoes, what is there not to love and enjoy?

July 30, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Sewing festival in its 18th year

Sewing festival in its 18th year

Nancy Sasse enjoys working with beginning quilters.

September 23, 2013 12:15 amLoading…
 The Rev. Will Sappington and Bernie Mason stock a pantry

The Rev. Will Sappington and Bernie Mason stock a pantry

The Rev. Will Sappington, pastor of Peace Lutheran Church in Billings, and church member Bernie Mason stock a pantry in the church in August with food supplies for individuals and families in need.

September 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Billings church makes sure people get fed

Billings church makes sure people get fed

A pantry in the hallway at Peace Lutheran Church is making life a little easier for people who struggle to put food on their table.

September 07, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

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