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  • Cookbook Library: A slow cooker cranberry cake for Thanksgiving

    A recently released cookbook by food consultants, cooking teachers and food bloggers Roxanne Wyss and Kathy Moore takes slow cookers in a new directio ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:30 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: Bickering can scramble mom's brain to bits

    Today’s column comes to you compliments of Mother Clucker’s Kitchen in Chicago. Yes, yes indeed.For ...
    Nov. 20, 2015 - 10:29 pm
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: Cookbook author writes about savory pies for all occasions

    Veteran cookbook author Ken Haedrich, who made a mark with “Pie,” his widely acclaimed book on sweet pies, expands on the subject in a just-published ...
    Nov. 13, 2015 - 10:40 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: A challenging day for the Batavia community

    “Awesomesauce: Something that is more awesome than awesome. It is a modifier of your basic awesome into a more awesome version,” according to an onlin ...
    Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:24 am
  • Tales From the Motherhood: Mutual missteps lead to a few shared laughs

    Parenting isn’t for sissies. I’ve been saying it for years now, and wow, I’m really feeling it this week.
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:55 pm
  • Tom's Cookbook Library: ‘Flavorful’ chocolate mousse wins high praise

    “Flavorful” (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt), a new cookbook by food writer and chef Tish Boyle, may have – as its subtitle notes – “150 Irresistible Desse ...
    Nov. 6, 2015 - 11:51 pm
  • Tales from the Motherhood: For the love of trucks and toddlers

    Last week I got to have a play date. A real one, complete with toddlers, a playground and a construction loader – you know, one of those nifty, wee, y ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 10:27 pm
  • Learning to Grow: Ornamental kale – a colorful fall plant

    Looking for something to plant for fall color? Look no further than ornamental kale.This plant loves ...
    Oct. 30, 2015 - 10:00 pm