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What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Veggie and Bean Burgers

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Veggie and Bean Burgers

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

February 21, 2013


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Try something healthy this winter with these delicious Vegetarian burgers!   Ingredients: 1/2    cup fresh broccoli florets 2       oz. fresh mushrooms (about 4 medium) 1/2    small red bell pepper, cut into large pieces 1/2    cup cooked instant white or brown rice ...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Red Velvet Cake Mix Brownies

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Red Velvet Cake Mix Brownies

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

February 14, 2013


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Something special to share with your Valentine this year.   Ingredients: 1 box of Duncan Hines Signature Red Velvet Cake Mix (18.25 oz.) 1 cup (2 sticks) of melted butter 1 whole egg, plus two egg yolks 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract ¼ cup of water Powdered sugar for dustin...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Twice Baked Spaghetti

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Twice Baked Spaghetti

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

February 7, 2013


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Ingredients: 1 lb. Hamburger 12 oz. Spaghetti noodles 26 oz. Roasted Garlic and Onion Pasta Sauce 2 cups Colby Jack Shredded Cheese   Directions: *Preheat oven 350 degrees. *Boil water and cook noodles. While noodles are cooking, brown the hamburger. *Once noodles and h...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Chicken Cordon Bleu

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 31, 2013


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Looking for something delicious to make this weekend? Try this new recipe and you won't regret it! 4 boneless skinless chicken breasts (About 1 ¼ lb.) 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 4 teaspoons chopped fresh chives 4 very thin slices lean cooked ham (About ¾ oz. each) 4 very thin slices...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup with Bacon

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? : Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup with Bacon

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 24, 2013


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Cheesy Ham and Potato Soup with bacon 2 cans of Broccoli and Cheese condensed soup 2 cans Cheddar Cheese condensed soup 1 can cream of mushroom 1 can cream of potato 16oz chopped or diced ham 6 cups milk 4 cups chopped potato 16oz bacon ½ red onion (optional)   *Pour...

What’s Cooking With Jennifer? Salsa Shrimp Tacos

What’s Cooking With Jennifer? Salsa Shrimp Tacos

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 17, 2013


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Salsa-Shrimp Tacos ¾ cup chunky-style salsa ½ cup chopped green bell pepper ¾ lb. uncooked deveined peeled medium shrimp, thawed if frozen, tail shells removed 12 Taco shells (hard or soft) ¾ cup shredded Mexican cheese blend (3 oz.) ¾ cup shredded lettuce ¼ cup taco sauce ...

Meet the new judges for ‘American Idol’

Meet the new judges for ‘American Idol’

Rick Bentley

January 15, 2013


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PASADENA, Calif. (MCT)--Country superstar Keith Urban had no problem saying "yes" when "American Idol" producers approached him to be one of the judges on the latest edition of the music competition series. After all, Urban and his wife, actress Nicole Kidman, are huge fans of the program. Plus, he...

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

What’s Cooking with Jennifer? Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

January 10, 2013


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18 large pasta shells (from 16-oz package) 1 container (15 oz.) whole-milk ricotta cheese 1 egg, slightly beaten ¼ cup grated Parmesan cheese 2 cups frozen cut-leaf spinach, thawed, squeezed to drain 1 cup chopped cooked chicken 1 jar (26 oz.) tomato pasta sauce 2 cups shredded...

Rise of the Guardians

Rise of the Guardians

Brittany Hinkel, Editor/Cartoonist

December 4, 2012


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Upon entering the movie theater to watch this film, I thought that the movie “Rise of the Guardians” would be just another fun movie that the whole family could enjoy.  While that was true, one thing was not. This movie was not “just another movie.”  “Rise of the Guardians” far exceed...

Christmas Goodies: Reindeer Cupcakes

Christmas Goodies: Reindeer Cupcakes

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

December 3, 2012


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You will need: Box of Cupcake mix Red mini M&Ms mini Nilla wafter Mini brown M&Ms Small twist pretzels Chocolate frosting                                Directions: * Make the cupcakes *Red M&Ms used for nose *Nilla wafter used for m...

Christmas Goodies: Peanut Butter Balls

Christmas Goodies: Peanut Butter Balls

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

November 30, 2012


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You will need: 1 stick margarine 16 oz Chunky Peanut Butter 1 lb powdered sugar 3 1/2 cup rice krispys Chocolate almond bark Directions: * Melt margarine on low heat *Add peanut butter and stir well *Stir in powdered sugar and rice krispys until it sticks together to form the balls *Melt...

Christmas Goodies: White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Goodies: White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread Cookies

Jennifer Tosh, Graphic Editor

November 29, 2012


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You will need: 1/2 cup maraschino cherries (drained and finely chopped) 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup cold butter 12 oz. white chocolate baking squares with cocoa butter (finely chopped) 1/2 teaspon almond extract 2 drops red food coloring (optional) 2 teaspoons shortening Optional:...

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