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I had the pleasure of working the registration desk at Cass County Garden Day on Easter weekend. I met a couple of new people and enjoyed chatting with them about gardening (and cooking and canning). ...
4/10/13 at 7:33 AM Oven-roasted tomatoes 11/16/12 at 8:57 AM
The last of the lamb 2/20/12 at 9:46 AM
Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch at the DECC this Sunday
It's that time of the year again- Time for the Annual Al Dumancus Memorial Brunch. It's one of the few events that involves many of the local chefs from the community. We come together to raise money ...
3/21/13 at 1:46 PM Cook Once, Eat 2 times- Stuffed Peppers with Lamb and Artichokes 2/21/13 at 3:45 PM
Pumpkin Squash Lentil Stew Warms the Heart 1/30/13 at 9:46 AM
Purchasing Power: What is it and how to use it to your advantage
The definition of purchasing power is as follows: 1. General: Extent to which a person, firm, or group has available funds to make purchases. 2. Economics: (1) Money and credit available for spending...
3/13/13 at 10:53 AM
"Real Food" at West Fargo's newest store
I had a chance to check out the new Costco is West Fargo this weekend. I'm pretty sure I saw you there, along with most of the rest of the residents of the greater Fargo-Moorhead area. Wow, they must ...
10/29/12 at 8:54 AM
Local government lobbying costs up a bit
Local governments slightly increased their spending on lobbyists last year. A report State Auditor Rebecca Otto issued Monday showed local governments paid $8.2 million to lobby state officials, up 0...
6/25/12 at 11:04 AM Local officials ask state for more flexibility 1/23/12 at 6:53 PM
Courts, local governments seek shutdown funding 6/28/11 at 4:54 AM
Brick and Mortar Shopping
In light of my recent blog postwhere I confessed that I hate shopping, I thought I better share with you how I do like to shop. Have you heard of "Small Business Saturday"? I like the sound of that b...
11/21/11 at 10:44 AM
Irish meets Danish in these Aebleskivers
Maybe I could call these billowy, soft balls of goodness Irish pancake puffs. The batter is traditional Danish Aebleskiver, only better. These aebleskivers start with Aunt Else's Aebleskiver Mix, a bl...
3/16/11 at 6:06 AM Eat Hearty with Wild Rice Salad at an Earth Day Eve potluck 4/20/10 at 6:05 AM
A really delicious weekend 3/29/10 at 9:48 AM
How to see the farthest thing you can see
As long as we're spending time with Comet Hartley this month and its host constellation Cassiopeia, let's use Cassiopeia to point us to the Andromeda Galaxy, the farthest object most of us will ever...
10/2/10 at 12:32 PM
Chance : Needs your help
Hey, I need your help, Far Side is in a conundrum, you know a fix, she can't make a decision. I told her that her readers and my fans might be able to help out. I am a not only very handsome but I am ...
5/21/09 at 1:03 AM