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Grilled nectarines topped with honey and mascarpone cheese provides an elegant end to any meal.

Around the Kitchen: Grilled nectarines compliment any barbecue

By Bill Milligan, For the Call May 26, 2024

If you’re cooking on the grill why not find a way to make dessert while you’re at it? I’ve begun throwing a few fresh coals on the white briquettes before taking my steaks inside. The charcoal...

Around the Kitchen: Enjoy in-season asparagus with fresh salsa

Around the Kitchen: Enjoy in-season asparagus with fresh salsa

By Bill Milligan, For the Call April 25, 2024

When I was a kid, I was a picky eater. It wasn’t until I got tired of green beans and broccoli that I tried asparagus. That day came while I was at a campground near Mendocino, California, and I was...

This soup will keep you warm on a cold winter day.

Vegetables, cream make this soup good

By Bill Milligan, For the Call December 19, 2023

When it’s hot and humid in St. Louis, I doubt many people hunger for soup. But cool weather has a different effect, and this is one of the soups my wife and I enjoy. Some may ask how the soup got its...

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Special Salads

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Special Salads

November 20, 2023

Fresh Fruit Salad with Zesty Honey Lime Dressing 2 cups sliced strawberries 2 cups cubed cantaloupe 2 cups cubed pineapple 2 cups cubed honeydew 1 ½ cup blueberries 1 ½ cup grapes, halved Dressing: 1/3...

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2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Holiday Hams

November 20, 2023

Easy Slow Cooker Ham with Pineapple 1 8 to 9 pound ham 1 20 ounce canned crushed pineapple 1 cup brown sugar ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ teaspoon nutmeg ¼ teaspoon ground ginger Add ham to the cooker...

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Positive Roll Models

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Positive Roll Models

November 20, 2023

Christmas Cranberry Bread 3 ½ cups of all purpose flour 2 cups sugar 2 tablespoons lemon zest 4 ½ teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon cinnamon Dash of nutmeg 4 eggs 1 cup vegetable...

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Scintillating Side Dishes

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Scintillating Side Dishes

November 20, 2023

Mom’s Carrot Souffle ½ cup butter (1 stick) ½ cup brown sugar 3 beaten egg yolks (whites are used last) 3 pounds cooked mashed carrots ½ teaspoon salt ½ teaspoon baking powder ½ teaspoon...

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2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Scintillating Side Dishes

November 20, 2023

Green Beans 5 14 ounce cans green beans 1 pound bacon ²⁄3 cup brown sugar ¼ cup melted butter ¼ cup soy sauce 1 ½ Tsp garlic powder Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Pour drained green...

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Hors d’Oeuvres

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Hors d’Oeuvres

November 20, 2023

Cranberry Brie Pinwheels 1 sheet frozen puff pastry, thawed 2 tablespoon Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey 1 cup finely chopped fresh spinach ½ cup finely chopped Brie cheese ½ cup finely chopped...

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Tender Turkey

2023 Home for the Holidays Contest: Tender Turkey

November 20, 2023

Tender Turkey in a Reynolds Kitchen Oven Bag 10 to 24 pound turkey - thawed 1 tablespoon flour 4 ribs celery - cut into halves 1 medium onion - cut into quarters 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 teaspoon...

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