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Plan ahead for a safe and tasty Thanksgiving turkey
Preparing the meal for Thanksgiving can strike terror into some peoples hearts, especially if it is their first time. How long does the turkey need to thaw it? How do I avoid giving someone salmonella...
11/22/13 at 1:49 PM
Getting ahead of the holidays
I just cant wait anymore. Im going to decorate my house for Christmas this weekend. Yes, I know its not even Thanksgiving yet. Yes, I know I should take one holiday at a time and I will. Im feeling...
11/20/13 at 6:59 PM Thankful for farmers 11/21/11 at 6:13 PM
4 Fun Thanksgiving Decorations Made From Scrap Wood
Why buy decorations for Thanksgiving when you can make your own? ReStore has a variety of scrap wood that you can use to make these fun and festive decorations. Use them as centerpieces, table embe...
11/19/13 at 5:48 PM
Joyce’s Pumpkin Pie
Every successful marriage needs one flexible partner, said my friend Bob. Then he added, Jody is the one in ours. We have a similar situation which explains why Jerri has been using Joyces pumpkin ...
11/18/13 at 8:05 AM
For those of us in the Midwest, specifically North Dakota and Minnesota, this week has been hard. After a few weeks of mild temperatures that lulled us into thinking that winter had finally left us, o...
3/21/13 at 7:00 AM Turkey Day 5K? 11/24/11 at 12:00 PM
Holidays: When Loss is Amplified 11/23/11 at 10:00 AM
memento mondays: thanksgiving 2012
Hope you had a happy Thanksgiving! That you had your fill of your favorite treats... That the finale was every bit as wonderful as the anticipation... That the leftover ham you tore into didn't up...
11/26/12 at 1:01 AM writing wednesdays: gratitude list 11/21/12 at 1:04 AM
faith fridays: will the real first thanksgiving please stand up? 11/26/10 at 1:00 AM
Tasty Turkey Soup from John Michael Lerma
John Michael Lerma, a Twin Cities chef and pie-making extraordinaire (he's from Grand Forks, too!), left this little gem of a recipe on the GF Gourmet Facebook page and I thought it looked too good no...
11/25/12 at 7:01 PM Get This Bread at Dakota Harvest While it Lasts! 11/14/12 at 7:57 PM
Day After Thanksgiving Turkey Gumbo
This post was so popular last year, it bears repeating. I can't believe Thanksgiving is here. This whole month has flown by. When I grew up in Louisiana, one of my favorite dishes that my mama made e...
11/21/12 at 8:48 AM Moroccon Spiced Oven Roasted Sweet Potatoes- Why not try something new this year? 11/4/12 at 4:48 PM
Wow, what a night! Thousands enjoy Parade of Lights
Wonderful crowd at the Xcel Energy Parade of Lights Tuesday night. It's such a blast to see so many happy faces as our downtowns celebrate the coming seasons. These picture below are all from Christo...
11/21/12 at 7:26 AM Happy Thanksgiving! Let's be thankful, and let's be giving! 11/26/09 at 9:45 AM
My Swedish Aunt Astrid
I'm surewe all have a favorite relativethat left an indelible mark on our lives. I too have a special person...an Aunt. No, whe wasn't a movie star or other such celebrity. In fact in a family of soli...
11/20/12 at 3:12 PM Listen Up Turkey ! 11/22/10 at 1:15 PM
This Thanksgiving one woman is grateful for North Dakota
I love Rachel Kelly's author bio on her new Areavoices blog: Meanderings of a Zealous Mom. She uses several six word phrases to describe herself: Always looking for The Grey Area. Meet my best friend...
11/20/12 at 11:52 AM
Savory Herb Rub Roasted Turkey
Just about everyone who's cooked a turkey for Thanksgiving dinner or another holiday get-together has their favorite technique to prepare the bird. These days, a lot of people are turning to brining ...
11/14/12 at 3:11 PM Chipotle Corn Casserole with Tofu and Soymilk 11/3/12 at 3:45 PM
Turkey Dumpling Soup 11/23/11 at 4:46 PM
Typical, helpful chaos
My daughter Maggie called Thursday night to see how our Thanksgiving had gone. Eight months pregnant, she had decided to skip the 3-hour drive to Avoca this year and stick closer to home, spending the...
11/28/11 at 6:23 AM A day for thanks 11/26/10 at 8:22 AM
Thanksgiving prep? 11/20/10 at 6:23 AM
Thankful for James, Jacob, and Carl
Carls two best friends in the entire world are his cousins, James and Jacob, who live in Jamestown. When the three are together, they can always find something to do, and they always have great fun d...
11/26/11 at 11:19 PM Pecan Pie and Running 11/26/10 at 11:35 PM
Maintaining a Healthy Weight 11/21/10 at 7:03 PM
Happy Thanksgiving from The Racing Life! ...
11/24/11 at 2:24 AM