Dolly’s donut is a delightful birthday cake

There are ten annual U.S. federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. Sadly, January 19, Dolly Parton’s birthday, is not one… Continue reading

A new way to saute, world’s healthiest foods offer options for a healthier New Year

With 1064 pages, 500 re-tested recipes and over 300 new recipes, “The World’s Healthiest Foods, 2nd Edition: The Force For Change To Health-Promoting Foods and… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: Blizzard of 1949 in Northern Colorado

All of Wyoming. January 2, 1949 through three to four weeks and later On a farm east of Fort Collins, Colorado 66 Years ago this… Continue reading

Healthy sauteed grass-fed beef and vegetables

1 medium red onion, cut in half and sliced medium thick 3 medium cloves garlic 3 tablespoons low-sodium chicken broth 1 small carrot, sliced on… Continue reading

Vegetarian healthy saute

1 medium onion, cut in half and sliced medium thick4 medium cloves garlic, pressed5 tablespoons vegetable broth1 red bell pepper, cut into ½-inch pieces1 cup… Continue reading

recipes

Recipes Gran Annie 1.06 RECIPESESKIMO DONUTSThe unusual shape of these donuts makes the distinction between the round , hole in the middle, Homestead donuts and… Continue reading

Best recipes of 2015: Caramel Custard in its glistening glory

Best recipes of 2015: Caramel Custard in its glistening glory

Hard as it may be to grasp, 2015 is coming to a fast end. If you’ve followed this column over the years, you already know… Continue reading

Best recipes of 2015: Caramel Custard in its glistening glory

Pioneer Potluck: About Happy New Year 2016

Be Somebody Who Makes Everyone feel like Somebody   The First to Apologize Is the Bravest The First to Forgive Is the Strongest The First… Continue reading

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Recipes 12.23RECIPESCoconut DaintiesThese are light and crispyThey just melt in your mouth2 eggs whites3 cups corn flakes1 cup sugar1 cup coconut1/2 teaspoon lemon or vanilla… Continue reading

This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows roasted beet and citrus salad in Concord, NH.  Add roasted beats and lightly charred citrus segments with nicely dressed greens for a robust salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

roasted beef salad

Salad: The least loved side of holiday dinners. But it doesn’t have to be.The problem with most of the salads served at holiday meals is… Continue reading

This Nov.  2, 2015 photo shows roasted beet and citrus salad in Concord, NH.  Add roasted beats and lightly charred citrus segments with nicely dressed greens for a robust salad. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
This Nov. 16, 2015, photo, shows seaweed products including seaweed snacks and seasonings, ume plum vinegar and pickled ume plums, sprouted rice and sprouted beans, anchovies, alternative sweeteners made from apples, coconut and agave in Concord, N.H. These are up-and-coming ingredients worth watching for the new year. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)

Ingredients to watch for

Tiny fish, tart plums and coconut syrup. Ready for a taste of 2016?Since we’re all a little tired of hearing about bacon, Brussels sprouts and… Continue reading

This Nov. 16, 2015, photo, shows seaweed products including seaweed snacks and seasonings, ume plum vinegar and pickled ume plums, sprouted rice and sprouted beans, anchovies, alternative sweeteners made from apples, coconut and agave in Concord, N.H. These are up-and-coming ingredients worth watching for the new year. (AP Photo/Matthew Mead)
top with whipped cream

top with whipped cream

Servings: 61 envelope (¼-ounce) unflavored gelatin2 cups heavy cream¾ cup commercially prepared eggnog (do not use low-fat)½ cup sweetened condensed milk (not evaporated milk)1 teaspoon… Continue reading

top with whipped cream
Interest and texture added to Panna Cotta

Interest and texture added to Panna Cotta

Servings: 81 envelope (¼ -ounce) unflavored gelatin1½ cups half-and-half1 cup heavy cream1 cup canned 100 percent pure pumpkin, like Libby’s (do not use pumpkin pie… Continue reading

Interest and texture added to Panna Cotta
Comfort food for Christmas dessert

Comfort food for Christmas dessert

If you still need a dessert for Christmas dinner, one that is luxurious – yet comforting – Panna Cotta is worthy of your attention. Despite… Continue reading

Comfort food for Christmas dessert

Cookie Maker

Our Mother, Loretta E. McClure1915 to 1999On a Farm in Northern Colorado Our Mother was the best cookie maker ever! She always had cookies somewhere… Continue reading

Biscuit Tortoni

Yield: 9 to 12 tortoni, depending on the size of cups3 large eggs, separated (for safety, use pasteurized eggs)½ cup granulated sugar1 cup heavy cream,… Continue reading

Pioneer Potluck: About Christmas trees

1937 Colorado 1967-2015 Alaska When we were growing up on the farm in Colorado, I can only remember just once Dad loaded my brother Sonny… Continue reading

  • Dec 15, 2015
  • By Ann 'Grannie Annie' Berg
  • LifeFood
Remedy for shopping stress

Remedy for shopping stress

There’s a remedy for folks who find shopping for Christmas gifts stressful, especially at this late date. Even if you like hunting for holiday presents,… Continue reading

Remedy for shopping stress

Good Molding Shortbread

Yield: 26 cookies, depending on size of cookie mold1 cup King Arthur unbleached all-purpose flour (dip and sweep measuring cup into flour, then level with… Continue reading