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Top 5 holiday cookies

December 11, 2019

Snowball cookies — These beautiful blobs of powdered sugar and pecans provide a perfect blend of sweet, savory and succulent. I go nuts every time that floury goodness appears on a dessert buffet. Don’t let […]

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Homemade for the holidays

December 10, 2019

The holidays are a time to celebrate, show thanks and indulge. What better way to blend all three than whipping up some tasty creations to share and enjoy? Whether a quick bite or large feast, […]

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Cancún Mexican Cuisine — from burrito stand to brick and mortar

December 5, 2018

It all began with a simple burrito stand at the farmer’s market on Saturday mornings.  Hector Contreras, John Garlock and Contreras’s two nieces would fry tater tots and sausage at 5 a.m. and place their burritos into a wagon to pull two blocks to The Square. With demand for burritos and Kirksville community support high, Contreras came up with an idea: turn the burrito stand into a restaurant. […]

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Top 5 Thanksgiving dishes

November 16, 2018

Mashed Potatoes/Cheesy Potatoes: Baked, roasted or scalloped, potatoes can complete just about every Thanksgiving meal. Personally, mashed potatoes are my favorite, but my grandma’s cheesy potatoes are good enough that they deserve their own category. […]

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Spoon University comes to Truman

February 21, 2018

Many campuses, including Truman State University, have their own chapters. In fact, sophomore Orielle Heilicher founded the one here when she transferred from University of Colorado Boulder to Truman this year. […]

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Food for Thought: Earthquake Break Up Cake

October 4, 2016

Advice for college life where every conflict (or at least most) can be solved with a little food and conversation. So, you’ve been in a relationship for a while now and things are just not […]

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Food for thought: New roommate stress bread

August 21, 2016

Advice for college life where every conflict (or at least most) can be solved with a little food and conversation. So, you’ve just moved in with your first roommate and you have no experience sharing […]