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By Judy Konecne

10/23/2013 - 7:46am

After a little more than three years, this is my last “Cook of the Week” column. I have enjoyed writing the column, meeting new people and sharing some very good recipes. With some new demands on my time, including a very cute 2-1/2-year old named Peyton, I have decided that it is time to turn the reins over to someone else. If you are interested in being a “Cook of the Week” or know of...

09/11/2013 - 7:13am

September is National Honey Month. Honey dates back as far as 2100 B.C. where it was mentioned in the sacred writings of India and Egypt, Sumerian and Babylonian cuneiform writings and the Hittite code. The first and most widespread sweetener used by man, the name comes from the English word hunig. It is said that Cupid’s arrows were dipped...

09/04/2013 - 7:51am

Favorite menus for this week’s cook, Wendy Lensing, include lots of summer vegetables and anything on the grill; and her recipes reflect that. Wendy grew up in Iowa and Pennsylvania and is the Executive Director of the Iowa Firefighters Association. She and her husband, Dave, moved to Humboldt in 2006 from Vinton. Dave, a Minnesota native, is...

08/28/2013 - 7:16am

This week’s cook grew up in Johnston, and moved to Humboldt in 2008. Ashley Emick, the daughter of Bill and Jennifer Vanderpool currently of Jefferson City, MO, is a graduate of the University of Iowa and the University of Iowa College of Law. She is currently an attorney at the Arends, Lee and Emick Law Office. It was at the University of...

08/21/2013 - 8:56am

This week’s cook believes in keeping things as natural as possible. Instead of sugar in her recipes, she uses honey. The fact that she keeps bees and has her own honey makes this much easier. Norma Hauck, the daughter of the late Leila and Tom Taylor, was born in southern Iowa. In 1948 her parents moved to rural Livermore so her father could...

08/07/2013 - 8:10am

School is right around the corner and summer is winding down. For many this means getting back to a regular routine and for many a more hectic life. But a hectic life should not mean skipping breakfast. According to Steve Dowshen on kidshealth.org, “Breakfast is indeed a very important meal. A good breakfast fuels you up and gets you ready for...

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