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Treat yourself with roasted veggies

Your family may have refused to eat brussel sprouts or squash in the past. However, try roasting these vegetables and hey'll be sweet and delicious. 

3 weeks ago
Food Inspections 8/29/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

1 month ago
Market advice

MENOMONIE — UW-Stout undergraduate student Amanda Nass is motivated to eat healthy food, including local vegetables, and wants to educate others to do the same.

1 month ago
Smart eats for Summer

Whether hitting the road for a vacation, enjoying the great outdoors and warm weather or simply spending time with family and friends, your summer schedule is likely anything

3 months ago
Food Inspections 6/20/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

3 months ago
Feed your fitness

Whether you’re a competitive sprinter chasing a new record or an everyday gym hound looking to get the most from your workout, seafood is among the best foods to

3 months ago
Throw down on the grill this summer

Tired of the same old go-to grilling recipes? Shake up your backyard barbecue with fresh pork this summer. From tender ribs to mouth-watering tenderloins and juicy chops, the

3 months ago
Food Inspections 6/6/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

3 months ago
Try out ‘plant powered nutrition’ options

In April, I attended the Wisconsin Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics Annual Conference in Wisconsin Dells. Registered dietitian Sharon Palmer was the speaker for one of the

3 months ago
Food Inspections 5/31/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

4 months ago
Local programs aim to reduce food insecurity

Did you know that one in every five children in the Chippewa Valley has limited or uncertain access to nutritious foods for a healthy lifestyle?

4 months ago
Food Inspections 4/24/16

Editor’s note: The Eau Claire City-County Health Department checks area licensed food establishments, including restaurants and food retailers. The Leader-Telegram

5 months ago
With mindful eating, it’s the thought that counts

So what’s the big hype these days with the catch phrase “mindful eating”?

5 months ago
Are you getting enough vitamin D?

Many people know that sunlight is one of the best sources of vitamin D, but it can be difficult to get enough from sunshine alone during the winter months. This is especially

6 months ago
Augusta Bakery honored

AUGUSTA — Augusta Bakery was named the 2016 Bakery Operation of the Year recently by the Wisconsin Bakers Association. 

6 months ago
Making the case for cast-iron skillets

If I could only have one tool from my kitchen, I’d choose my 16-inch cast-iron skillet, handed down from my grandfather to my mother to me, and no doubt at least 100

6 months ago
Savor the flavor of Eating Right

With the recent release of the new U.S. dietary guidelines and March being National Nutrition Month it is a great time to take stock of your eating habits. 

6 months ago
Pair wine with your favorite Girl Scout cookies

It’s Girl Scout cookie season. And even though the cookies can be pretty great crushed into milkshakes, straight out of the freezer or eaten just about anywhere, the

7 months ago
What’s your favorite four-ingredient dish?

Last week I was emailing with two old friends from Miami Shores, Fla., who used to cook with me all the time, but we have since scattered across the country. Both made the

7 months ago
Weight loss is mostly about food

As a cyclist who rides almost every day, I often think about the correlation between exercise, calories and ideal body weight. It’s easier to be a good cyclist if you

7 months ago
Morsels 01/31/16

Area restaurateur receives award

8 months ago
Steak, taters make easy weeknight meal

You can make an elegant dinner without spending much time in the kitchen. Increase the amounts of these recipes if you’re cooking for friends.

8 months ago
Soups provide comfort in winter

Soups are comfort food, easy to prepare and filling for a cold winter’s night. Not only is a bowl of soup a full meal in itself, but it can provide almost all of the

8 months ago
Salad days follow holidays

Well, that was fun while it lasted.

8 months ago
Experts share new food trends

The food forecast for 2016 looks flavorful. Restaurateurs, chefs, cocktail mixers, bakers and food experts gave their grazing predictions.

8 months ago
Let it melt: It's time to stamp out the giant ice cube in cocktails

After looking over the cocktail list at a hip restaurant, I made my choice. The drink arrived in a rocks glass with an ice cube almost as big as the glass.

8 months ago
UW-Stout alumnus' book reveals all sides of Wisconsin's official fruit

MENOMONIE — Wayne Martin has lived in Minnesota most of his adult life, but the Wisconsin native hasn’t forgotten his roots. They run deep and cranberry red.

8 months ago
Roberts woman wins sandwich title

Lori Rukstales of Roberts was named the world sandwich champion in the recent World Food Championships in Kissimmee, Fla.

8 months ago
Eating Right: Simple steps can aid weight loss

Losing weight is the No. 1 New Year’s resolution in America. Yet statistics show Americans are losing the battle of the bulge, with more than 35 percent of adults over

8 months ago
Cheesemaker wins big prizes in 2015

THORP — Marieke Penterman and her team at Marieke Gouda earned six international awards in 2015, for a total of more than 115 national and international awards the

8 months ago
Classes focus on holiday cooking

Chef Laurel Robertson of Mega Co-op will conduct holiday cooking classes at Forage in Banbury Place — Building 13, Suite 212, 930 Galloway St.

9 months ago
Mindful eating beats holiday blunder

Each year the holiday season brings family and friends together in celebration. But the season also brings stress and the challenges of eating healthfully and finding time to

9 months ago
Baking Tips

Julia Collin Davison, executive food editor of “America’s Test Kitchen,” says:

10 months ago
Recipes raise the bar on sweet treats

Bars are easy to make and pack, and they require minimal preparation time. Unlike cookies, they don’t need to be portioned, scooped onto pans and baked in batches.

10 months ago
Sophisticated side dishes star at Thanksgiving feasts

Vegetables are not just sidekicks at a Thanksgiving feast. They are a big part of the main act.

10 months ago
Bird’s weight affects cooking, thawing

The National Turkey Federation lists these steps for the perfect Thanksgiving bird.

10 months ago
With fall’s arrival, vegetable soup’s on

Fall vegetable soups satisfy souls with homey flavors.

10 months ago
Seminar will focus on coffee tasting

People who appreciate a good cup of java can learn how to use their palate to determine an individual coffee’s distinctiveness and quality.

10 months ago
Grown-up treats use leftover candy in dark but delicious ways

In all good conscience, I cannot really recommend that anyone try these recipes. They may sound delicious — and they are — but they are the kind of food you could

10 months ago
Morsels 11/01/15

Restaurant will open in Eau Claire 

11 months ago
Families eat better when they eat together

Editor’s note: This nutrition column appears on the first Sunday of the month on the Food page.

11 months ago
Menomonie woman shows cooking chops in competitions

Menomonie resident Gladys Earl took home the bacon in a culinary competition last month.

11 months ago
Morsels 10/18/15

Dinner will support local farmers

11 months ago
Creativity the trick for creating healthful Halloween treats

Halloween began as a Celtic tradition some 2,000 years ago in what is now Ireland. It wasn’t until the late 1800s that this tradition moved to America.

11 months ago
New on Shelves 10/11/15

What: Cheeserts NutriDairi Desserts and NutriDairi Snacks.

11 months ago
Tomatoes technically a fruit but used as a vegetable

A tomato has it all — flavor-packed, gorgeous package, great with spaghetti.

1 year ago
Tomato-loving man shares some tasty tips

Each tomato in Craig LeHoullier’s hands sparks a story: the Speckled Roman with “tiger stripes;” the Dester tomato, which is “one of the best tomatoes

1 year ago
New on Shelves

What: Campbell’s limited-edition “Star Wars” chicken noodle soup and SpaghettiOs.

1 year ago
Morsels 09/20/15

Classes teach cooking for kids

1 year ago