Blood Orange Showcase: Sicilian Christmas Salad

Tony’s featured recipe this morning on North Dakota Today is Sicilian Christmas Salad, featuring blood and navel oranges, fresh fennel, mint, red onions, green olives and extra-virgin olive oil. This is a salad that can be enjoyed throughout the blood orange season, but is especially festive at the holidays. We featured this recipe in our…
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The Very Versatile Norwegian Gravlax

The following is the full copy of our column from the December 19, 2012 edition of The Forum. Our column appears in the SheSays section every Wednesday. Norwegian Gravlax Recipe Pickled Red Onions Recipe Like many people in our region, my grandfather, Don Mathison, was 100% Norwegian and proud of it.  For years, our family’s…
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Monday Is Q&A Day!

Do you have a question about food, wine or entertaining? If so, we would love to help you. Every Monday night here on the blog we will answer any questions we receive throughout the week from our readers, so please send us your questions! In last week’s Q&A post, “Ready, Set…Answer!” we were asked for…
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I Lied…

I have to confess…I lied. In my earlier blog post/homage to Ina Garten’s Coconut Macaroons titled “The Perfect Cookie,” I wrote that I hardly dared to deviate from Ina’s perfect recipe. And this was true when I wrote it. But, as I was baking into the wee hours of the morning on Thursday, I did…
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Heavenly Cream Of Parsnip Soup

This is the full content of our column which appeared in the Wednesday, December 12, 2012 edition of The Forum. To see a photo of the Cream of Parsnip Soup, visit The Forum’s webpage HERE. To view the recipe, visit our webpage HERE. While we don’t often think of winter as a season of fresh produce,…
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