Recipes

08 May Special of the day: A Make-it-for-Mom Menu for Mother’s Day

Wishing moms everywhere a Happy Mother’s Day in this week’s Special of the day: A Make it for Mom Menu for Mother’s Day with recipes for Crunchy Pea Salad, Sautéed Shrimp on Angel Hair Pasta with Pesto Cream Sauce and Strawberry (Shortcut) Shortcake. Happy cooking!...

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24 Apr Special of the day: Fresh from the Herb Garden

[caption id="attachment_2835" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Pasta with Browned Butter and Crispy Sage Leaves"][/caption] Spring in Montana, sporadic as it is, keeps teasing us with those brief glimpses of warmer weather, awakening for some the desire to dig in the dirt.  Taking advantage of Kari Johnson’s Herb Planter...

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14 Apr Special of the day: Super Simple Spring Appetizers

[caption id="attachment_2802" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Speedy Shrimp Scampi Toasts"][/caption]                Spring has sprung! Our well-deserved warmer weather with no wind is cause for celebration in my book. It’s the perfect excuse for a party, especially when you approach it with a footloose and fancy-free attitude.                 Ease your...

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03 Apr Special of the day: Gather your friends for a sushi-rolling party at home

[caption id="attachment_2788" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Philadelphia Roll with Wasabi, Ginger and Soy Sauce for dipping"][/caption]                 If you’ve never tried sushi before because you’re afraid of raw fish, fret not, my friends.  Now is the time to give it a whirl, especially when you realize that...

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20 Mar Special of the day: Spotlight on Artichokes

[caption id="attachment_2762" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Steamed artichoke with Garlic Parmesan Mayonnaise"][/caption] Some food should come with directions for use. Like the artichoke, for starters.  According to my pal Karen, who grew up in a Cheez-it and Corn Nut appetizer house, she was never introduced to any part...

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13 Mar Special of the day: Spring Cleaning of the Spice Rack

[caption id="attachment_2747" align="aligncenter" width="528" caption="Sweet and Zippy Poppy Seed Dressing"][/caption] It’s  hard enough to believe that it’s March, let alone accept the fact that spring is right around the corner.  (Wasn’t it just Christmas?) But the calendar doesn’t lie: the first day of spring is coming...

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