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  • Easter easy as pie

    BY DAVE CATHEY, dcathey@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    The Food Dude shares a recipe for Italian Easter pie.

  • A Passion for Food: Cuckoo for coconut cream pie

    BY SHERREL JONES, sherrel@justdelish.com | Published: Wed, Apr 16, 2014

    A Passion for Food: Sherrel Jones tweaks a recipe for coconut cream pie

  • Time for a kitchen makeover for your health

    BY BECKY VARNER, beckyvarner@cox.net | Updated: Tue, Apr 15, 2014

    Registered dietician Becky Varner writes about the importance of spring cleaning.

  • SWAP SHOP

    Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    Melba’s swap shop This pie’s a winner DEAR MELBA: I’ve lost my recipe for Anna Maude’s Apple Pie. You had it in your column many years ago. I hope you or someone saved it. — Lola Dickerson, Bethany I can provide help for you with this request. Cooper Lyon was owner of Anna Maude’s in 1990, and he shared the recipe you want. He even came to my house to check out my version of their apple pie. Not only had he furnished the recipe, he gave me many suggestions for making it perfect. He recommended using only Winesap or Jonathan apples for the filling. “Otherwise, don’t even make this pie,” he said.

  • Made in Oklahoma's feast for Easter

    DAVE CATHEY, Food Editor | Updated: Wed, Apr 2, 2014

    The Made in Oklahoma Coalition shares recipes suitable for the Easter feast.

  • Curry favor with your nutrition

    BECKY VARNER, beckyvarner@cox.net | Published: Wed, Mar 26, 2014

    Becky Varner shares information and a recipe aimed at your health lifestyle.

  • SWAP SHOP

    Published: Wed, Mar 26, 2014

    Melba Lovelace shares recipes, requests and inspiration in her weekly Swap Shop.

  • SWAP SHOP

    Published: Wed, Mar 19, 2014

    Melba’s Swap Shop

  • Get St. Patrick's Day spirit with green potatoes

    By ELIZABETH KARMEL, Associated Press | Published: Wed, Mar 12, 2014

    Green potatoes recipe is ripe for St. Patrick’s Day.

  • Melba's swap shop

    | Published: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    Melba’s Swap Shop.

  • Forcing spring onto the dinner table

    | Published: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    I’ve given up on this winter and decided to just pretend that it’s spring. If you can force tulip bulbs inside, why not just force the rest of it too? So that meant I had to put away my slow cooker (but not before one really delicious pot of beef stew), forget the potatoes, dried beans and other rib-sticking, soul-warming fare, and embrace what was fresh and green. If this really were spring or summer, I’d head to the farmers market, pick up some corn on the cob and a couple of giant slicing tomatoes, and voila, dinner would be on the table.

  • Oklahoma Table: Sunrise Acres prepares to spring into action

    BY SHERREL JONES | Published: Wed, Mar 5, 2014

    Sherrel Jones shares insights for spring’s bounty from Sunrise Acres Farm in Blanchard, OK.

  • Made in Oklahoma meals for March Madness

    | Updated: Tue, Mar 4, 2014

    Ingredients from our state are a slam dunk for a basketball tournament feast.

  • Food Dude: The skinny on Fat Tuesday flavors

    BY DAVE CATHEY dcathey@opubco.com | Published: Wed, Feb 26, 2014

    Food Dude: The Food Dude shares recipes for your Mardi Gras feast.

  • Melba's Swap Shop

    | Updated: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

    SWAP SHOP It's Mardi Gras, let's eat Cajun DEAR MELBA: I thought you might want to share some Cajun recipes since Mardi Gras will be Tuesday. The source of my Cajun recipes is the “Louisiana Homemakers Family Favorites” cookbook published in 1984 by the Louisiana Extension Homemakers Council Inc.

  • Bread pudding represents sweet excess for Fat Tuesday

    BY SHERREL JONES | Updated: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

    Bread pudding represents sweet excess for Fat Tuesday.

  • Heart Health Can be a Team Effort

    BY BECKY VARNER | Updated: Tue, Feb 25, 2014

    Dietician Becky Varner recommends couples work together to maintain hearth health.

  • Revolve to spin pizza on the quick in northwest Oklahoma City

    BY DAVE CATHEY dcathey@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Feb 18, 2014

    The Food Dude shares news and notes from around Oklahoma's food scene.

  • Put the squeeze on winter with citrus flavors

    BY SHERREL JONES | Published: Wed, Feb 19, 2014

    Sherrel Jones shares insights and recipes about seasonal citrus fruit.

  • Melba's Swap Shop

    | Updated: Tue, Feb 18, 2014

    SWAP SHOP This author can cook, too DEAR READERS: L.A. Muse begins her book, “A Forest of Doors: An Orphan's Quest,” by recording the day her mother died. She is immediately thrown into reliving the day when she was 7 years old and her mother abandoned her, her brother and sister at Bangor Children's Home in Maine. Now, her mother has done it again, left her without even saying goodbye. Her memories include years when her father was in the military, stationed in Vietnam. Her alcoholic and drug-addicted mother would put the children in the car and drive to a bar, where she locked the kids in the car and disappeared for hours. They were not treated well in the orphanage, either, but one Christmas, someone