With Spring in full swing, I love to make fresh, light desserts that mimic my light mood. This recipe for Key Lime Pie is incredibly light and fabulously easy to make. Enjoy! Key Lime Pie Makes one pie • 1 nine-inch graham cracker pie crust • ½ c. light sour cream • 3 c. sweetened condensed milk • ¾ c. key lime juice • 1 Tbsp. lime zest • Lime slices, for garnish Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a medium bowl, combine condensed milk, sour cream, lime juice and lime zest. Mix well and pour into graham cracker crust.
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 24, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Two die in crash Two people died after a head-on crash on Tuesday west of Wadena near Polman Transfer. According to the Minnesota State Patrol, a 74-year-old Thief River Falls man was driving one of the vehicles and died at Tri-County Hospital in Wadena. A 59-year-old man was driving the other vehicle and was transferred to St. Cloud Hospital before he died. A 76-year-old woman from Thief River Falls was a passenger in the vehicle driven by the Thief River Falls man and sustained injuries.
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 17, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Cozy Theatre goes back in time After years of green, the Cozy Theatre will be returning its colors to an authentic maroon, gold, white and blue pattern to match other parts of the theater. Cozy theatre owner Dave Quincer has been working with Pete Phillips of Jedi Painting to return the large main theater screen walls to the colors from 1938. The balcony is being painted to match the walls underneath green curtains on the main floor.
I love stir-fry. It is my version of food heaven. I love crunchy fresh vegetables blended with a spicy sauce over a bed of fluffy brown rice. Perfection. But it can also be high in sodium and not so healthy. I have tried several times to make a healthier stir-fry and I have finally created a version that is a real winner. Enjoy! Chicken, Asparagus and Bamboo Stir-Fry Makes four servings • 4 chicken breasts, cooked and shredded • 1 bunch asparagus, sliced in one-inch pieces • 1 can bamboo shoots, rinsed and drained • 1 red bell pepper, sliced thin • 1 c.
Everyone remembers the fairytale Cinderella about the poor orphaned girl who is mistreated by her evil stepmother and stepsisters. This Cinderella isn't quite like that. Sure, there are all the familiar characters - the beautiful girl, the stepmother and stepsisters, the dashing prince - but there are also a few surprises along the way. In Disney's live-action variation of the fairy tale classic, Ella, played by Lily James (whom some might recognize as a 'Downton Abbey' staple), is extremely kind and brave.
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 10, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Hewitt bar owner wants later closing A Hewitt bar owner is asking that his business be allowed to stay open until 2 a.m. Fridays and Saturdays. Hewitt City Council on Tuesday tabled discussion about Denim and Diamonds Nightclub and Grill. Bill Dukowitz, owner of the bar, said that live music is playing until 1 a.m. now and people have to leave the bar by 1:30 a.m. He said if the bar could close at 2 a.m., he would have music playing until 1:30 a.m.
I have recently been craving avocado - it is such a delicious food and a healthy fat. I searched through my recipe cards and found this recipe for Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad. The dish is full of flavor and makes a perfect lunch. Enjoy! Chicken, Corn and Avocado Salad Makes four servings • 2 avocados, peeled, pitted and chopped • 2 Tbsp. lime juice • 1 tsp. chili powder • ¼ tsp. sea salt • 2 c. frozen corn, thawed • 2 c. chicken breast, cooked and diced • ½ c. grape tomatoes, halved • ½ c. olive oil • 1 tsp. chili powder • ⅛ tsp. cumin • ⅛ tsp.
10 years ago Excerpts from the March 3, 2005 Pioneer Journal • Hospital emergency room debuts A new hospital emergency room opened on Monday in a new location at the north side of Tri-County Hospital. The emergency room is part of phase III of the hospital expansion and renovation project. The new emergency room will be more patient-friendly with more privacy, said Robin Klemek, registered nurse and emergency room manager. The ambulances for the emergency department will no longer have to back off Highway 71 to get into the garage.
St. Patrick's Day is coming up quick. Even though I am not Irish, I enjoy celebrating the day with a pint and wearing green. This recipe for Pistachio Cake is very moist, easy to make and will get you in the spirit of the holiday. Enjoy! Pistachio Cake Makes one cake • 1 pkg. yellow cake mix • 1 (3.4 oz.) pkg. pistachio pudding mix • 4 eggs • 1 ½ c. water • ¼ c. olive oil • ½ tsp. almond extract • 10 drops green food coloring Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease and flour a 10-inch bundt cake pan. In a large bowl mix together cake mix and pudding mix.
15 years ago Excerpts from the Feb. 24, 2000 Pioneer Journal • Wadena resident wins $5,000 Powerball prize John Gaylord of Wadena won $5,000 playing the Lottery's Powerball game. Gaylord claimed the prize Feb. 11. The winning ticket was purchased at All Star Service in Verndale. Powerball is the multi-state lotto game that offers players nine ways to win. Players select five numbers from 1 to 49 and a Powerball, from 1 to 42. Players match four white balls plus the Powerball to win $5,000; the jackpot is won by matching all five numbers plus the Powerball.