Good Eats

The joys of garlic

Garlic has been a culinary staple around the globe for centuries. People have been using garlic, that pungent-but-delectable culinary wonder, since the beginning of recorded history. Of course, the...

Blue-Ribbon Baking

Blue-Ribbon Cherry Pie The summer months mean fair season is underway throughout Ohio, bringing with it the colorful midways, amusement rides, and food stands selling all kinds of festival fare. Fair...

We all scream for ice cream!

Enjoy delicious homemade ice cream this summer! June is National Dairy Month, and what better way to celebrate than with a batch of homemade ice cream? The best part of making your own is that you can...

It’s a fiesta!

Our contest winner, Susan Muskopf of Wooster, honed her recipe to suit her family’s tastes. Get ready to celebrate the Mexican holiday Cinco de Mayo with winning entrees from Ohio Cooperative Living’s...

Grabbable grub

Portobello Mushroom and Carmelized Onion Burger Who has time to sit and eat when the return of springtime weather is such a powerful draw to the outdoors? When you're on the go, sandwiches — portable,...

Time for breakfast!

Bacon and Apple Pancakes We all know that breakfast is the most important meal of the day — and even though the best dishes are so comforting and delicious that “breakfast for dinner” has become a...

Life’s a bowl of cherries

Cherry Oat Breakfast Smoothies Yes, February is a time to celebrate love, but in culinary terms, it’s all about cherries. There’s no better way to mark both Presidents Day and National Cherry Month...

Soup’s on!

White chicken chili (Photos by Cheryl Bach) There’s nothing like a bowl of hot soup to chase away wintertime chills. Made in a slow cooker or a Dutch oven, a fragrant concoction of meat, vegetables, and...

The star of the holiday season: cookies galore

Try your hand at some of these delicious holiday cookie recipes. Cookies are the star of the show when Shirley Francis and her daughters make Christmas goodies for family and friends. If you want to...

Spreading cheer

From left, Valerie Francis, Shirley Francis, Stephanie Goubeaux, Corynn Goubeaux, and Rachel Puthoff. (photo by Margie Wuebker) It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas at the Darke County home of...