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The Covered Dish
One of my all-time favorite recipes from the year 2009 was the recipe I’m featuring today. Whenever I offered to prepare a meal at the culinary...


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Before diving into the April 16th column I’d like to re-visit the April 9th column featuring a new healthy avocado dip. This past week I found...


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I can remember how excited I was a year or so ago when our son, Phillip, decided he liked guacamole/avocados. Excitement abounded because it meant...


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This past week a good friend brought me a copy of the original Stephenson’s Restaurant cookbook. Stephenson’s was originally an orchard and later...


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Time to shake up the dining on the home front and something outside the box. Chicken salad always holds an appeal, mostly because it’s more task...


Backward Glances
65 Years Ago The Canton Press-News March, 1953 Between 500 and 600 people were served at the annual Kiwanis Pancake Day Monday. While all receipts are not yet in, there...
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Cabbage is still on sale at the local grocery stores so why not take advantage of this wonderful cruciferous vegetable and make a hot dish.  Those...


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This week has been tiring yet exhilarating, all the way around the horn. Silver Dollar City’s Culinary School is ready to open, Wednesday, March...


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Probably my favorite brownie recipe of all times is the blond brownies I’m featuring this week. At the close of the recipe you’ll find the history...


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After a warm holiday in Florida, with my family, its back to work we go. Our resort in Orlando was beautiful and it’s wet my appetite for more...


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Nothing beats the freshness of a zucchini cake whether it’s chocolate or regular zucchini. In fact, I think zucchini makes its’ best presentation...


Letter to Editor
Our country, our state and our communities are facing a tragic epidemic. It's an epidemic that is killing children, sisters, brothers, factory workers, CEO's, doctors,...
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There are recipes in our lifetimes that we will memorize over the years; due to the frequency in which they are used. This week I’m including a...


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During the winter months it’s common for me to make at least one batch of long-term muffins. Sometimes it will be traditional Bran Muffin, other times it will be the...
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This is the closing week of recipes and dishes for Super Bowl 2018. As we often find in life, it’s the simpler things that often contain more...