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This slaw is a unique make-ahead side dish

Whether made with green, red or orange peppers, this slaw is a flavorful summer favorite.

By Bill Milligan, For the Call

June 26, 2020

Growing up as the first generation American in an Irish family gave me plenty of time to contemplate alternatives to the cabbage and potatoes that were the staples in my Irish relatives’ diet before coming to America. This slaw recipe has evolved from my college apartment days. But I just can’t keep ...

Enter The Call’s Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest

Enter The Call's Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest

October 30, 2019

The deadline is fast approaching to enter your best recipes in The Call’s annual “Home for the Holidays Recipe Contest."  The deadline for entries is Monday, Nov. 4. Send The Call your your most deserving dressings, tender turkey and lovable leftovers recipes, among other delectable categories. You can en...

Readers wow with winning recipes in The Call’s Back-to-School Recipe Contest

Readers wow with winning recipes in The Call's Back-to-School Recipe Contest

September 15, 2019

Once again, readers of Call Newspapers have outdone themselves, proving they are some of the best cooks in the nation. The evidence is in the delicious and creative submissions for the newspaper’s very first Back to School Recipe Contest. The Call received many entries for the recipe contest and ...

Back to School Recipe Contest: Sweet Treats

Back to School Recipe Contest: Sweet Treats

September 12, 2019

Mom’s Banana Cake When you have those ripe bananas that no one will eat, try my mom’s banana cake. You can just sprinkle it with powdered sugar or coarse sugar, or ice with a cream cheese icing. It’s a great dessert or an after-school snack. 1 box yellow cake mix 2 eggs ½ cup milk 1 tsp. bak...

Back to School Recipe Contest: Breakfast on-the-go

Back to School Recipe Contest: Breakfast on-the-go

September 12, 2019

Healthy Apple Mock 'Pop-Tarts' 1 tbsp. reduced fat butter blend 4 Granny Smith apples, unpeeled and diced into ¼” cubes ½ tsp. cinnamon 2 tbsp. almond meal (or ground almonds) 8 sheets whole-wheat phyllo dough, thawed Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Place large pan over medium heat. Add butter ...

Back to School Recipe Contest: After-School Snacks

Back to School Recipe Contest: After-School Snacks

September 11, 2019

Crispy No Bake Energy Balls for Kids 1½ cups whole rolled oats, chopped lightly 1½ cups crispy rice cereal ½ cups shredded coconut (sweetened or unsweetened) ¼ cups chia seeds ¼ cups flax seeds (ground) ½ cup natural peanut butter ¼ cup virgin coconut oil ¼ cup honey ¼ cup mini cho...

Back to School Recipe Contest: Lovable Lunches

Color pasta on wooden plate on white table. Tasty vegetarian food

September 10, 2019

Rainbow Spaghetti Kids love to help you make rainbow spaghetti for lunch — just like making Easter eggs! You can add turkey or chicken pieces and serve it hot, or as a cold salad on a bed of lettuce. 6 Ziploc bags 6 different colors of gel food coloring 1 lb. spaghetti, cooked 1 cup water, divided 3...

I like to keep tapenade on tap in summertime

A summer tapenade inspired by travels to Spain.

August 27, 2019

By Bill Milligan For the Call  One of the best things about the food at tapas bars in Spain was the tapenade. Tapenades came in a number of different varieties, and my favorites all involve olives. Those olive spreads in Andalucia were so good they could make a simple crust of bread seem like...

Enter The Call’s 2019 Back To School Recipe Contest

Enter The Call's 2019 Back To School Recipe Contest

August 1, 2019

The deadline is fast approaching to enter your best recipes in The Call’s first-ever “Back To School Recipe Contest."  The deadline for entries is Monday, Aug. 19. Send The Call your best after-school treats and brain food recipes. You can enter through the online form here.  Enter one or all of the...

Porkchops in blue cheese is a tribute to the Blues

Porkchops in blue cheese is a tribute to the Blues

July 25, 2019

Around the Kitchen By Bill Milligan For the Call  I’ve been thinking about porkchops in a blue cheese sauce ever since I noticed it on the menu when my son took my wife and I out to a sports bar in Newtown, Connecticut, this summer after one of my grandson’s baseball games. I figured it’s time ...

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