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Don’t be chicken with goose eggs

February 1, 2013 By CLAYTON RYE crye@wctatel.net HAMPTON — For most people when they say they have a goose egg, they are referring to a welt, especially a bump on the hea. more »»

Relearning to cook on reduced salt

January 25, 2013 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net MILFORD — Donna Gould said she has a salt shaker in her kitchen no. more »»

Trial and error was baker’s mentor

January 18, 2013 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet.net HUMBOLDT — Dianne Andersen, a lifelong Humboldt area resident, is known for treats she bakes for friends and family. more »»

Soup's On

January 11, 2013 By DARCY DOUGHERTY MAULSBY yettergirl@yahoo.com LAKE CITY — A savory, satisfying, nutritious bowl of soup can do more than just accompany a meal; it can be the meal. more »»

1900-era cooking

January 2, 2013 By DAVE DEVALOIS dwdevalois@yahoo.com URBANDALE — Lots of cooks toss around the idea of an “old-fashioned” dinner, but Kate Dahl makes it happen as part of her job. more »»

Busy hands = happy hands

December 21, 2012 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net TERRIL — To say that Glenda Von Ehwegen likes to be busy is like saying that the ocean has a little water in it. “I like to stay active,” she said. more »»

Busy mother enjoys kitchen chores

December 14, 2012 By ROBYN KRUGER rangerob@hickorytech.net OCHEYEDAN — Up for a challenge? Try being a farm wife, mother of four and a full-time day care provider. more »»

Good deeds become cottage industry

December 6, 2012 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet.net FORT DODGE — Marcie Welter has been baking treats in the kitchen since she was a young child. more »»

Boredom led him to the kitchen

November 23, 2012 By DOUG CLOUGH douglasclough@gmail.com ARTHUR — One thing’s for certain: Junior Reetz doesn’t sit well, even under a doctor’s orders. more »»

Making their own meeting treats

November 16, 2012 By CLAYTON RYE crye@wctatel.com HAMPTON — Pat Sackville is a lifelong resident of this central Wright County community, who said, “I’ve been here forever. more »»

Sweet treats from the kitchen

November 9, 2012 By ROBYN KRUGER rangerob@hickorytech HAWARDEN — Alice Jongma thrills her friends and neighbors with special sweet treats from her kitchen. more »»

4-H started cooking ‘career’

November 2, 2012 By KAREN SCHWALLER kschwaller@evertek.net MILFORD — Stepping into Teresa Loerts’ 150-year-old kitchen, it doesn’t take long to see that she’s all about life on the farm and life with her famil. more »»

Cooking efficiency

October 26, 2012 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontiernet.net RADCLIFFE — Being efficient in the kitchen is something Mary Skartvedt said she’s been since she was a very young girl. more »»

Winning groceries for a year

October 19, 2012 WEST DES MOINES — This fall, the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation is offering the opportunity of Iowans meeting Iowa farmers, take video tours of their farms and register for a chance to win free... more »»

Trashing mom's kitchen

October 12, 2012 By DOUG CLOUGH douglasclough@gmail.com ODEBOLT — When many mothers do their best to keep their kitchen spotless, Ellen Buehler’s mother was encouraging her three girls to do the opposite. more »»

Cooking for work crews

October 5, 2012 By CLAYTON RYE crye@wctatel.net UNION — Betty Haywood credits her mother and mother-in-law as the people who taught her to cook. more »»

Developing their own traditions

September 21, 2012 By ROBYN KRUGER obranger@hickorytech.net ROCK RAPIDS — Busy Lyon County farm cook Brittney Van Veldhuizen resides with her husband, Travis Van Veldhuizen, on a small acreage northwest of Rock Rapid. more »»

Less stress at mealtimes

September 14, 2012 By KRISS NELSON jknelson@frontierne. more »»

Bake, eat, enjoy

September 13, 2012 ”Smells wonderful” is a common refrain each time a customer walks through the door of the Kettel House Bakery and comments on the enticing kolaches, cinnamon rolls and other treats that are displaye... more »»

Not horsing around in the kitchen

August 31, 2012 By DOUG CLOUGH douglasclough@gmail.com ODEBOLT — Kris Schroeder has been known to horse around with her husband Rick Schroeder, something she even admits on her home’s answering machine message. more »»

 
 

 

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