Squash

Squash: A Favorite of the Summer Garden

Easy to grow and often abundant, squashes are favorites of the summer garden. Squash, a cookbook by Julia Rutland, features 50 tried-and-true recipes geared for busy cooks who enjoy great flavor. The author is a professional writer, recipe developer and tester, food stylist, and television/media demonstrator, so...

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S’mores Recipes for the Campfire Season

Julia Rutland, author of On A Stick Cookbook:50 Simple, Fun Recipes for the Campfire, gets us ready for the upcoming campfire season. S’mores anyone?  Campfire cooking purists use a slender branch to hold food over hot coals. This old-school method is charming and creates a fun activity...

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Blueberry Summer Drinks

Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes is a cookbook by Julia Rutland, featuring recipes to please any fruit lover. Abundant and delicious, blueberries are as beneficial as they are juicy. This summer, try out these refreshing blueberry-based drinks. Blueberry-Lemonade Sangria This fun, summery adult beverage takes a shortcut with...

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’Tis the Season for Rhubarb Festivals

Corrine Kozlak, the author of our cookbook Rhubarb: 50 Tried & True Recipes, loves rhubarb. Every year Corrine visits several rhubarb festivals, such as the Annual Rhubarb Festival in Lanesboro, Minnesota, and the Aledo Rhubarb Festival in Illinois. At a past Lanesboro Rhubarb Festival her friends...

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Blueberry-Orange Bread Recipe

Julia Rutland, author of Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes, shares with us her Blueberry-Orange Bread recipe. Blueberries are notable for being a healthy “superfood.” There are only 80 calories per cup, and blueberries contain practically no fat. They make a good source of fiber...

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Blueberries: 50 Tried & True Recipes

Abundant and delicious, the blueberry is as beneficial as it is juicy. The succulent superfood is believed to help heart health, bone strength, mental health, and much more! With a flavor that ranges between tart and sweet, blueberries are perfect as a topping, in a...

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Old-time Beef Stew: Perfect for Cabin Cooking

Today, we share with you a recipe for an Old-time Beef Stew from our North Country Cabin Cooking cookbook. The book features 275 quick-and-easy recipes, including appetizers, salads, soups, and sandwiches, as well as main dishes, snacks, and desserts. These make-ahead meals are designed to minimize...

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Rhubarb Cheesecake Fit for a Party

Corrine Kozlak, author of our upcoming cooking book Rhubarb, shares with us this wonderful Rhubarb Cheesecake recipe. Ingredients: 2 1⁄2 cups chopped rhubarb (4–6 stalks, cut into 1⁄2-inch pieces) 1 1⁄3 cups sugar, divided 2 tablespoons orange juice 2 cups crushed graham crackers (14 whole crackers) 1⁄4 cup butter, melted 4  packages of (8...

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