Melinda Norman: Old-World-Style Confectioner 

Looking for an exciting dessert, tasty treat or fun snack that will impress? Check out these delights from Melinda Norman, founder and confectioner of Burnt Sugar. 

Pumpkin Spice Latte

Embrace the start of sweater weather with a delicious warm drink from the comfort of your home. This homemade Pumpkin Spice Latte will give those fancy coffee shops a run for their money (and leave a few extra dollars in your pocket)!

Apple Cider Autumn Sangria

Mix up a classic fall favorite, apple cider, with a delicious sangria recipe that is sure to bring on the taste of autumn. 

Fire Up The Grill

 Ingredients   1 1/2 to 2 pounds skirt steak  Extra-virgin olive oil for grill grates

Homemade with love

This easy recipe makes about 60 delectable truffles for your Valentine. Ms. Garten suggests rolling chilled truffles in cocoa powder and powdered sugar. You might also experiment with finely grated coconut and nuts. 

Leftover Makeover

 Garlic Chive Mashed Potatoes  Recipe courtesy of allrecipes.com  Ingredients:

Inside the Kitchen with Campiello

 Photography Nora Johnson  Ingredients:  Italian style bread

Bringing the Heat

 Article and Photography  Spicy Micheladas  Makes about 8 beer cocktails

Prairie Health Companion Certified Recipes

 Recipe by Mary Battista  Ingredients:  1 Small butternut squash, peeled 
 and cut into large chunks

DIY Mason Jar Gifts

I’ve had a few excellent gift-giving experiences. Once I had a friend ask for nectarines for her birthday. What did she get from me? Nectarines.