Christmas Eve for many children is always one of the most anticipated and exciting nights of the year with the prospect that Santa will soon arrive. The traditional Christmas Eve dinner at our home was pickled herring, chili and oyster soups. After dinner, which we barely ate, the oldest ki…
Hanukkah, also known as the Festival of Lights, is a Jewish holiday commemorating the rededication celebration of the temple in Jerusalem in second century B.C. where one days worth of oil lasted eight. Hanukkah is observed for eight nights and days, beginning this year on Dec. 16 and ending…
Today is dedicated to our blue friend Cookie Monster and his love of cookies. So here a few holiday cookie recipes that I make almost every year. My batch of chocolate turtle that I made a couple of weeks ago is almost gone, and we have three more weeks yet to Christmas.
Boy has it been cold outside.
A huge shout out to the men and women in the military! Thank you for your service. Salute!
Short on time? Eating a wholesome, nutritious morning meal will probably save you time in the long run. By recharging the brain and body, you’ll be more efficient in just about everything you do according to WebMD.com.
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?