Black & Yellow Caramel Brownies

These delicious brownies were made by Staci Perry Mergenthal for our collaboration cooking class with the Brookings Arts Council. They are decadent, filled with caramel, and super chocolatey. Learn more about these brownies and visit Staci’s blog here.

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Valentine’s Pot de Crème

Pot de crème is a French custard that is so decadent and so rich, you’ll be satisfied with just a few bites. This recipe is designed for a couple as a special occasion dessert but you can split it into smaller servings that will still be an incredibly enjoyable ending to a nice meal with…

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Buffalo Chicken Dip

The big game is coming up! Make this easy and filling buffalo chicken dip for a great appetizer when serving with celery and tortilla chips. Spread the leftovers on a flour tortilla and add shredded carrots and lettuce for a delicious wrap.

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Norwegian Saffroned Root Veggie Mash

Many thanks to the Brookings Arts Council and Michael Johnson from the Pheasant Restuarant & Lounge for this great virtual cooking class. This root mash is a great accompaniment to the Norwegian meatball with gjetost gravy recipe. Cutting the hard veggies smaller and the softer veggies larger helps them all finish cooking at about the…

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Norwegian Meatballs with Gjetost Gravy

Michael Johnson from The Pheasant Restaurant & Lounge created this fantastic recipe for a 1/25/22 cooking class in partnership with the Brookings Arts Council. It is filling and savory. Perfect for a cold winter day! The direct translation is “meat cakes” instead of “meatballs”. It’s okay if they are a little flat and not perfectly…

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Holiday Simmer Pot

Make your house smell amazing with this seasonal simmer pot. What starts as a beautiful mix of ingredients ends with the most amazing scent for your whole home. We love to make this just before company comes over.

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Christmas Crunch

It doesn’t feel like Christmas until you’re overloaded with candy, cookies, and snack mix. Add this option to your holiday repertoire for a sweet and easily adjustable snack mix option. You can easily adjust it to feature different nuts, drizzles, and mix-ins. Imagine this with candied oranges, cranberries, and dark chocolate drizzle. Yum! Maybe peanut…

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Christmas Beef Wellington

If you want to truly impress your loved ones this year, give them the gift of Christmas Beef Wellington. Bursting with flavors of seared tender beef, spicy mustard, mushrooms duxelles, and savory prosciutto, this is one traditional Christmas dish you can’t miss this year. If there ever was a way to end 2021 with a…

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Silky Peppermint Chocolate Fudge

Fudge is a winter staple. It’s a way of welcoming the holidays into our homes with sweet bites of chocolate heaven. Fudge, however, can sometimes be tricky to get just right. The key to getting that soft, silky texture is adding a little butter and melting the chocolate very slowly. By following this recipe exactly,…

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