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Let’s Cook: Back to School with Bananas

This is the time of year when I think back on attending school and all the traditions associated with that time period. Recently, I witnessed a woman cleaning her outside windows and it immediately reminded me of how this fall task was done in our home. It often happened when one could feel ...

Let’s Cook: Veggies bring you Beauty, Health and Flavor

Whether you live in a mansion or a purple cottage by the road, your home is the background for your personality. I was blessed to have a mother who taught me this. It was the reason that she purchased an antique drum table with pedestal mount and claw feet and placed it in our living room. ...

Prairie Village Museum sees ‘large turnout’ for rainy Village Fair

Rumbles of thunder and occasional downpours provided a backdrop for the annual Prairie Village Museum Village Fair Sunday, Aug. 22. The event began at 9 a.m. with a pancake breakfast, blacksmithing demonstrations and hymns sung in the original Zion Lutheran Church building. Food vendors ...

Let’s Cook: A Perfectly Understood Reunion

You haven’t changed a bit – or have you? This was the question I asked not only of myself but of the Ray Auditorium recently during Grain Palace Days and the All School Reunion. Isn’t it fun to ask ourselves a question and even more fun to ask a great big room? I was not alone in the ...

Let’s Cook: Parables of Pie Crust and Rhubarb

Upon entering the kitchen at First Lutheran Church, I heard the clinking of tin pie plates as they are taken from a stack. Next comes the rhythm of the rolling pins as they clap with the counter while flattening pugs of ivory dough into circles. Occasionally a pug becomes a heart, a perfect ...

Let’s Cook: Charmed by Johanna

A couple of weeks ago, I was invited to view some spectacular vintage clothing. You know me, I take to vintage like the race car’s rubber tires take to the road. Seeing the first, beautiful and pristine two-piece suit stopped me in my tracks. Seeing the right fabric, perfect pattern style ...

Children’s Theater brings ‘Johnny Appleseed’ to Village Arts stage

With bright pink and blue panels from a recent play in the background, three eager groups of youngsters sat down on the stage at the Village Arts Center July 19 for their first day of play practice. Actor-Directors Garrett Gagnon and Jessica Hamilton were in town with the Missoula ...

Let’s Cook: Dates Designed to Dazzle

Thank you, readers, for the fine response to the date pinwheel cookies in the last column. Several of you suggested that you would be like to see more recipes about dates. Simply put, dates are designed to please the palate. Because they can be used in a variety of ways in baking, they are ...