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There’s always room for Jell-O cookies

It was 1897 in LeRoy, N.Y. A carpenter by the name of Pearle Wait and his wife, May, were experimenting with how to preserve a cough remedy and a laxative tea. One of their experiments included using gelatin, and while they didn’t necessarily find a way to preserve their medicines, they did succeed in making history. The fruit-flavored dessert they […]

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Pucker up for delicious lemon pudding cookies

Mother Nature can?t seem to make up her mind as to whether we?re fully in the days of fall or if she wants to hold onto summer a bit more. Despite fall being my favorite time of year and despite the flavors of fall being some of my favorites as well, I?m not quite feeling ready to give up the […]

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Competitions take center stage at 85th fair

Competitions take center stage at 85th fair

Madeline Meier of the Goessel Goal Getters 4-H Club preps her cattle for the beef show on Thursday morning, July 23. Phyllis Richert photo 4-H CLASS 4-H BEEF Breeding beef Junior heifer calf: Lane Smith (HH) 1st blue. Senior heifer calves: Lisa Geis (TTT) 1st blue; Cade Harms (HH) 1st blue; Payton Harms (HH) 2nd blue. Summer yearling heifers: Devon […]

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Crackin? good: Egg cookies ain?t no yolk

My grandma made the best custard pie. It was cinnamon-y and delicious, and I always looked forward to getting a piece at family gatherings. I think she might have kept making it partially because she knew I liked it so much. When Joey joined the family, the first chance I got to expose him to her custard pie, I was […]

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Slow down and eat molasses cookies

An open letter to the person who put April into hyperdrive: Please cease and desist. Between the end of my students? forensics season, prom-sponsoring duties and now having to rearrange my lesson plans since our school board cut five days off our school year, I feel like my days are on fast forward. That?s why I decided it was time […]

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Try this nutty idea for decadent cookies

?Are you spreading peanut butter on those peanut butter cookies?? ?Yes. And then I?m going to dip them in melted chocolate.? ?Why? Are you going over to the dark side?? ?Yes.? Sometimes Joey is both impressed and appalled by my exploits in the kitchen. This week was no exception. I have a great peanut butter cookie recipe that only uses […]

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‘Chews’ quick no-bake cookies for holidays

I may be in the minority, but I really enjoy making all of the holiday candy and cookies that are popular this time of year. I like melting chocolate in my double boiler and coating everything from peanuts to pretzels, I enjoy mixing up batches of peanut brittle, and I love making peppernuts. The only problem with all this Christmas-time […]

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