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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
Pecan, Date, and Blue Cheese Ball
Looking for a speedy, make ahead and easy to transport appetizer?Cheese is a greatoption andit makesafantasticaddition to any holiday appetizer spread, but often times,you have topurchase multipletype...
12/17/12 at 8:49 PM Rustic Apple Pomegranate Pie 12/4/12 at 1:56 PM
Balsamic & Dijon Roasted Brussel Sprouts 11/26/12 at 10:01 PM
A new favorite potato recipe
I have a wonderful scalloped potatoes recipe--you may remember my post about it last January or so. The thing I loved about it most is that it was actually made for three colors of potatoes--which I h...
12/3/12 at 8:44 AM Done turkey 11/26/12 at 8:46 AM
Thanksgiving for gardeners 11/21/12 at 9:01 AM
Black Friday: Greed for the 99%'ers
Greed isn't reserved for the rich, and it isn't an all-or-nothing, good-or-evil proposition. Greed is a sneaky foe that creeps up on us normal folks, too... All alone on Thanksgiving night,I decided ...
11/27/12 at 8:49 AM Alone on Thanksgiving 11/23/12 at 10:16 AM
Come Together 1/28/12 at 9:24 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 11: Is Black Friday out of control?
For day 11 of the 30-30 style challenge, I wore a business-casual look for Thanksgiving dinner at my grandma's. After a delicious dinner, pumpkin pie and family time, Robert and I headed home in the...
11/23/12 at 3:05 PM Early holiday with a 'goodbye' 11/17/12 at 11:03 PM
Feasting followed by fasting
Im stuffed. Are you stuffed? Odds are, after what was a day of culinary indulgence yesterday, we are all stuffed. At our house, the menu included both the old and the new. It wouldnt be Thanksgiving w...
11/23/12 at 2:11 AM Squashing any difficulties 11/9/12 at 2:20 PM
Delicious dilemma 11/25/11 at 8:23 AM
Over the River and....
The iconic image of Thanksgiving is sometimes represented by a sleigh drawn by horses ferrying a family through the woods to grandmothers house for dinner. Of course without snow covering the ground, ...
11/22/12 at 8:56 AM I'm Dreaming of a White Thankgiving 11/23/11 at 12:54 PM
Thankful Weather 11/25/09 at 8:37 AM
Are you conscious of your treasures?
Today, I am reminded of Thorton Wilder's well-known quote about gratitude: "We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures." Thanksgiving is a day of ...
11/22/12 at 8:05 AM The Focker report...be thankful. 11/24/11 at 8:05 AM
Dumb as a box of rocks or daredevils? 11/8/11 at 9:15 PM
Sharing a Thanksgiving Tradition
Every Thanksgiving Eve the garland lights magically begin sparkling with a Litchfield tradition. This community's Christmas lighting decorations have made Christmas memories for many generations ... ...
11/21/12 at 11:12 PM Different Features ... Same Theme 11/21/12 at 10:16 AM
UND Mortar Board's Turkey Basket effort an annual Thanksgiving tradition
Tis the season of giving, and recently, the Grand Fork community along with the University of North Dakota demonstrated that with an annual "Turkey Basket" food donation effort that has become a loc...
11/21/12 at 2:44 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