Recipes

No Bake Cookies

1 stick butter1/2 c. milk2 c. granulated sugar1/2 c. cocoa3 c. quick-cooking oats2/3 c. peanut butter1 t. vanilla Cover 2 cookie sheets with wax paper.Combine the first 4 ingredients in a medium sauce pan.Boil mixture on medium high heat FOR ONLY 1 MINUTE.Remove from...

Food bank list updated for winter

Food bank list updated for winter

The Dec. 4, 2014 "Frankly Speaking" column references this updated list for the Cle Elum HopeSource food bank. This list features some items that may not come to mind when thinking of things to donate. In addition to the standard staples like canned soup and cereal,...

Pumpkin Challah

Pumpkin Challah A wonderful challah bread recipe for Thanksgiving and/or Hanukkah! 1 cup Warm Water3 tbsp. Molasses1/4 cup Honey2 tbsp. Yeast1 Egg + 6 Egg Yolks2 tbsp. Olive Oil2 tsp. Salt1/2 cup Dark Brown Sugar2 tsp. Cinnamon3/4 tsp. Nutmeg1/2 tsp. Allspice1/4 tsp....

A HAPPY HO

6 cups love 5 cups of faith 4 cups of hope 3 cups forgiveness 2 cups of patience 1 cup of understanding 1 cup of kindness 1 cup friendship 1 barrel of laughter Take love and faith, mix thoroughly with hope. Blend it with forgiveness, patience, and understanding. Add...

Tasty ways to Iron Up your diet

Iron Rich Menus Thanks for visiting! This is a follow-up to the “Iron Man” column, printed on page 4, in the NKC Tribune, January 24th, 2013. Copies available at the Cle Elum Tribune Offices: 807 W. Davis Street, suite A101, across from the new Taco Bell near Safeway....

Saving Your Tomato Seeds!

Saving Your Tomato Seeds!

Frankly, welcome to this ”Frankly Speaking” special online tutorial edition about saving “wet seeds”. Tomatoes are the perfect example of a wet seed, and the techniques explained today work great for other wet seed veggies like: tomatillos, cucumbers, pumpkins, squash...

More Mint Marinades

More Mint Marinades In the article (June 28, 2012 NKC Tribune) I posted a wonderful refreshing yogurt dip and a unique herbed wild game marinade. Here is another great marinade for game, beef, lamb and poultry. It’s basically a Pico de Gallo raw salsa with spearmint....

Part III – Harvesting Mint

Part 3 of my continuing series on Mint which began in the June 28, 2012 issue of the NKC Tribune... (see part 2 online here) Frankly, now that you have so much mint... let’s harvest some. The best part of the growing plant are the new, young fresh tops. (This is true...

Black Eyed Peas

Black Eyed Peas

Eating a heaping bowl of this humble food is so common that many will eat 365 beans, one for luck each day in the New Year. Black Eyed Peas Yes, these “peas” are actually beans. You’ll love these beans, they have a great flavor and they cook in just a few minutes,...

Hoppin’ John Recipe

Hoppin’ John Recipe

Hoppin’ John! is simply the combination of cooked black eyed peas served over rice.  Here is my version of the traditional New Year’s good luck recipe. Hoppin' John Recipe Hoppin' John is a dish made of black eyed peas over rice Batch of riceBeef StockBlack Eyed...

Greens Recipe

Greens Recipe

Greens! Turnip, Mustard, Collards, Chard, Cabbage… the ‘green’ of course represents money, dollar bills, and they wish you prosperity in the year ahead! Greens Recipe Greens are so good for you! Tons of essential vitamins and minerals – more than any head of lettuce...

Free holiday bonus

Free holiday bonus

FOR OUR LOYAL TRIBUNE READERS! Chef Frank's Top 10 Crostini Recipes - as our special holiday gift bonus supplement to the Dec. 15, 2011 "Frankly Speaking - about good foods" column by the NKC Tribune's foodie, Frank Schuchman! Merry Christmas from Chef Frank and the...

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