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Let Timothy Turkey be the star of the show as the centerpiece on your dining room table. This little guy is certainly cute enough to eat. He can be served up as hors d’oeuvres or a pregame appetizer. This cheeseball can be made in advance and then assembled on Thanksgiving Day.

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During my four years at Carroll High School, Mr. Garry Vreeland was my French teacher for French I, II, III, and IV. The students of Monsieur Vreeland were fortunate to have such an enthusiastic teacher that taught us songs as he played his guitar and had us watch Sol, the Canadian hobo clow…

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If you have a package of chicken in your refrigerator or freezer and have no idea what to make, look no further than your pantry. This 5-ingredient recipe contains only ketchup, soy sauce, honey, minced garlic, and dried basil. The chicken comes out juicy and tender. The sauce is a little ta…

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Whether you love it or hate it, pumpkin spice is everywhere. This simple dessert is ideal for a fall treat or on Thanksgiving Day in place of traditional pumpkin pie.

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Everyone loves to munch on a salty snack while watching football. This snack couldn’t be easier, and it will last you through the holiday season. Make up a big batch to store in your freezer for your upcoming tailgate, Halloween party, or Christmas gathering.

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Meal prepping has become quite popular and almost routine for some. This chicken can be made on Sunday for meals later in the week. Slice the chicken into bite-size strips and add it to salads, fettuccine alfredo, and quesadillas.

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PLAN $25,000 DRIVE: Preliminary plans for a $25,000 fund drive for Tom Kuker of Carroll were formed Monday evening at a meeting of heads and representatives of local social, service and fraternal organizations at the Elks Club, Kuker, who has been ill with diabetes and kidney complications f…

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This breakfast idea works equally well for hectic and lazy mornings. The egg cups can bake in the oven as cold lunches and backpacks are packed or enjoy a cup of coffee as you wait for breakfast to be ready. 

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Air fryers aren’t just for chicken nuggets and French fries. They are also great for cooking a variety of meats including kid-friendly chicken drumsticks. This sweet and salty combination of seasonings and spices take boring chicken to the next level.

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If you need a protein-packed snack to keep you going until the next meal, peanut butter bites are the answer. You can make up a batch to keep on hand all week or keep them in the freezer and thaw what you need each day.

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Summer may be coming to an end, but a tropical getaway for your taste buds is easily within reach. Mango habanero salsa has a major kick. It can be served atop chicken, pork or fish or even with crunchy tortilla chips. Small street tacos are all the rage. Corn tortillas provide a different f…

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As students and teachers prepare for a new school year, parents are anticipating busy weeknights full of sports practices, lessons and homework. Keep this simple and tasty complete meal in mind when you feel pulled in two directions.

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Avoid the oven on a steamy summer’s day by using your crock pot to cook an enticing lasagna. This recipe is simple enough to be cooked on the go while camping. It also transports well to your next destination.

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Transform your backyard barbecue into a tropical getaway with an unforgettable side dish. This unusual concoction is one you must try. It pairs well with any sort of sandwich or grilled meat, fish or seafood and keeps well in the summer heat.

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This summer cut down on your time in a hot kitchen with shortcut recipes kissed with the taste of red, ripe strawberries.

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Cold pasta salad on a hot summer day is the ideal accompaniment to a grilled hamburger or bratwurst. The ingredients in this salad can be changed to suit your taste buds. Use whatever you have on hand or what is in season. 

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It’s finally barbecue season and the baked beans are the perfect side dish. Thick, tasty beans pair well with grilled foods. These meaty beans are so hearty, they can also be served as the main dish.

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Asparagus season is just around the corner. Soon it will be time to hunt for the most tender stalks growing amongst the ditches and backyard gardens. Or bring home the freshest and brightest green bunch you can find at the grocery store.

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Chicken Parmigiana may have originated in 20th century Italy, but its popularity lives on today. This homestyle dish can be served over spaghetti, as a sandwich or alongside steamed broccoli or a salad for a low-carb option. 

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Spring may be taking its time getting here, but in the meantime, bring a little bit of sunshine to your table with a easy and colorful salad. This salad can be eaten for lunch or dinner and it’s a meal in itself.

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As we wait a bit more for days and evenings warm enough to grill, try out a new side dish ideal for hot days. This trendy salad has a lot of crunch and holds up well at barbecues and picnics. It can be served cold or at room temperature and it won’t spoil quickly in the heat like many other salads.

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If you are looking to add more fish to your dinner menus, salmon is a practical and economical choice. Salmon contains omega-3 fatty acids known to reduce inflammation and lower blood pressure. It can also decrease risk factors for disease.

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If you are stuck in a chicken rut, liven it up with an old school favorite, Chicken Cacciatore. Cacciatore means “hunter” in Italian. This dish was typically prepared “hunter-style” with chicken, vegetables, and herbs in a tomato sauce. 

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Mushroom turnovers are a unique and savory hors d’oeuvre that’s been in my family for over 50 years. The recipe was given to my mother by a family friend and she was sworn to never share the recipe. My family enjoys mushroom turnovers every Thanksgiving and Christmas during happy hour. They …

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In the winter it’s easy to turn to comfort food. Don’t forget to include green vegetables full of fiber and nutrients. Green beans are a good source of vitamins A, C, and K, and folic acid and are a welcome side dish to any meal.

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Make Christmas morning extra special by serving up a hearty and flavorful breakfast casserole after opening gifts from under the tree. This easy breakfast casserole is chock full of bagels as the base, plus sausage, bacon, Cheddar and Parmesan cheese.

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Christmas cookie platters are a festive way to send holiday greetings. No need to limit platters to just cookies. If the idea of rolling out sugar cookie dough, cutting it into shapes, and baking and frosting individual cookies sounds daunting, frosted sugar cookie bars are the answer.

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Simple, but tasty sliders are an ideal way to feed a crowd of out-of-town guests or hungry football fans. Pair them with a bowl of soup or chili for a filling meal.