Okay, I admit it, I am a coffee snob.
One of my most favorite days of the year will happen next week on Oct. 28. No, it’s not my birthday, it’s National Chocolate Day (which I swear is one of the major food groups).
How often do you pay attention to where items you purchase at the grocery store are produced? Are they produced locally?
Several years ago when my mom was a Girl Scout leader, we attended a weekend camp. We put up tents, made benches out of twigs, built campfires and had a really great time until is started to storm, which included thunder, lightning, hail and tornadoes — a typical Iowa summer storm.
Harold Kelso, former Gazette advertising manager sent me some good advice on cooking wild game.
Once again I am a hunting widow. My husband is an archery hunter off on his quest to bag an elk. He has been out flinging arrows every day for weeks to perfect his shot, yet he has never gotten “his” elk. I thought that this had to be his year, since he recently completed his treatment for p…
As far I knew it, ratatouille was a movie about a rat named Remy who wanted to become a chef. Little did I know, this French vegetable stew had been around long before the rat snuck into the restaurant. It’s the perfect fall dish that will use many of your garden vegetables.
The Internet is now my primary cookbook. When I am looking to use a particular ingredient, I do a search and print the page. After preparation and the decision that it’s a good recipe, the recipes are placed in a sheet protector then into a 4-inch, three-ring binder under the appropriate category.
Waffles are some of the oldest breakfast foods around.
Don’t despair, I declare that there is still some summer left in 2014.
Thank you to everyone who voted for me during the past few weeks of The Billings Gazette’s Cooking Columnist Contest. I am so excited and humbled at the same time.
OK, here's a marketing pitch from a guy who normally doesn't have to worry about what our advertising says.
The first Montana trout ever cooked was probably at the time of the Lewis and Clark expedition, fried on a campfire in a rusty pan with buffalo grease, and salt if they had any left.
Where is the ham in a hamburger?
There is nothing better than a homegrown tomato.