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Cheryle Finley: Take sandwiches up a notch with easy tips
On a cold winter day, it's hard to beat the old standby of a grilled cheese sandwich and a bowl of tomato soup. The buttered bread with melted cheese and creamy tomato is a combination that few can resist for comfort and warmth.
New takes on old favorites arrive in time for Super Bowl parties
For this year's Super Bowl party, why not freshen things up a bit? Instead of shoveling chips into your mouth, how about using a slab of roasted potato skin for dipping?
Amanda Stone: Slow cooker frees up spare time
But many slow-cooker recipes include canned cream-of-whatever soup or boxed mixes. Your slow cooker does most of the work for you, so these canned soups and mixes aren't necessary for a successful meal.
Cheryle Finley: Frying up that perfect batch of bacon is an art form
I've said many times that my dad considered bacon its own food group, and I couldn't argue with him. We fried up regular bacon last Christmas morning, but I usually keep precooked bacon in the fridge because it's just so darn fast and easy to fix in the microwave.
Breakfast adventure: Bruncheonette menu mixes fun and fine dining
The goal for the menu was to bring aspects of fine dining to Joplin and include menu items not frequently seen in the rural Midwest.
Amanda Stone: Forgotten foods from the freezer
This chilly time of year we have to look a little harder for inspiration in the kitchen. The freezer seems like a long shot for winter creativity, but you may be surprised by what's lurking in the ice crystals. Forgotten food awaits.
Cheryle Finley: Saltshaker gets workout around the house
Today let's talk a little about salt. At work and home during the winter weather, we tried to stay upright on the sidewalks by sprinkling blue salt mixture to melt the ice.
Pork shoulder can be divided into four recipes
It's a familiar kitchen economy strategy: Roast a chicken (or buy a rotisserie bird at the supermarket), then turn it into three meals.
Amanda Stone: Grab and go made easier
January is a great time to try new things and focus your negative winter energy on feeling healthier. That's where trusty old Mason jars come to the rescue.
Cheryle Finley: Elvis' favorite food marks King's birthday
Today is not just any other Wednesday. Oh, no. Today would have been Elvis Presley's 79th birthday, making him the same age as my mother.
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