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Thursday, November 22, 2012
Tuesday, October 16, 2012
Having a hard time figuring out what to get the grandparents in your life? Patch has a few suggestions!
Follow Eagan Patch on Twitter | Like us on Facebook | Sign up for our daily newsletter | Blog for us Picking the perfect gift for grandparents can present unique challenges. Many grandparents have downsized and don’t have space for extras. And today’s mobile society means Grandma’s house may be much further than over the river and through the woods. How do you overcome these obstacles and give them a truly unique and personal gift? Here are a few suggestions to please any grandparent on your list. As grandchildren grow, they change every day, especially for grandparents who can’t be there every day. Photo gifts capture those moments to share with loved ones. Ideas include calendars that track family events over the past year, shopping bags…
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Have a dish that's to die for? Let other Patch readers know your secret.
The holiday season is upon us, which for many means a time of great meals with the ones we love. And great meals start with great recipes, passed down from generation to generation. These family cooking traditions bring people together during the holidays. Patch editors and readers from across Minnesota have rounded up a few of their favorite family recipes, which we are sharing with you. If you have a great holiday recipe of your own to share, please post it in the comments section below. You can also add a photo of your delicious dish by clicking on the "submit photo" button below. Happy holidays, from all of us at Patch. *** Pumpkin Pie Dip Mix pumpkin with brown sugar, vanilla and spices, blend well. Mix in yogurt. Fold in Cool Whip …
Friday, December 24, 2010
Eagan Patch asked two local food experts for tips when it comes to cooking for large numbers of people.
Stephen Wennblom is the executive chef at Byerlys in the Eagan Promenade. Linda Day Anderson is the director of culinary promotions for Kowalski's Markets. These two food professionals provided Eagan Patch with great ideas for putting on a holiday feast. Tip 1: Organize, organize, organize Wennblom said one of the biggest mistakes people make is not double-checking their grocery list and discovering missing ingredients on the holiday when grocery stores are closed. His trick is to segment the list by menu category (appetizers, main dish, salads, dessert, etc.); that makes it much easier to spot missing items. Kowalskis offered a party planning guide, available at no charge in their Eagan store. This guide provides serving sizes and …