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How to: Make the best pecan pie

How to: Make the best pecan pie

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

December 2, 2019

If you’re looking for the perfect, delicious treat to kick off the holiday season, look no further. If you follow this recipe, you’ll have a great pie to share with your family for the holidays. Here is a recipe to make a tasty pecan pie:   Ingredients for pie crust: 3 cups all-pur...

Smoothie recipes

Smoothie recipes

Makenzie Van Buren, health and wellness writer

September 12, 2019

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Cooking with Elliott: pecorino and ricotta ravioli with tomatoes

Cooking with Elliott: pecorino and ricotta ravioli with tomatoes

Elliott Notrica and Lydia Cohen

February 14, 2019

While it might seem intimidating, making fresh pasta at home is easy and delicious. Start by making a simple egg-based pasta dough which uses all purpose flour, eggs, olive oil and a little bit of milk. Make a well of flour in a bowl or on the counter, and crack the eggs into the middle. Break up th...

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Cooking with Elliott: lemon, blueberry and ricotta pancakes

Elliott Notrica and Lydia Cohen

February 13, 2019

Ricotta pancakes are a delicious and easy breakfast. The addition of blueberries and Meyer lemon make for a fantastic, simple and healthy meal. First, take the dry ingredients and mix them together until combined. Next, mix the egg yolks, milk, ricotta, sugar, and vanilla together and combine thos...

Three easy smoothie bowl recipes

Three easy smoothie bowl recipes

Maisie Bradley and Mary Ralston

January 18, 2018

 Smoothies are a great, healthy option for breakfast or a snack. They are known to be rich in vitamins, minerals and fiber depending on your ingredients. This video shows three different recipes, but the great thing about smoothies is that there isn't one specific way to make them. We chose to...

Cookie sandwich

Cookie sandwich

Allie Hickenbotham and Emma Bjorkman

May 8, 2017

Here is TKC’s step-by-step recipe video on how to make a huge cookie sandwich. Ingredients: 1 tub of Toll House refrigerated cookie dough 1 tub of Pillsbury icing (vanilla, chocolate, etc.) Hershey’s Caramel sauce ¼ cup of Toll House mini chocolate chips Supplies: Parchment paper Cookie sheet Measuring cups/spoons Knife Direction...

Edible cookie dough

Camille Baker, Emma Bjorkman and Allie Hickenbotham

February 22, 2017

Recipe: 1 ½ cups of soft butter 1 ½ cups of brown sugar 1 tablespoon of vanilla extract 3 ¼ cups of crushed graham crackers ⅓ cup of milk (optional for a smoother consistency) 1 pinch of salt 1 ⅓ cups of mini chocolate chips Directions: Crush graham crackers (one fu...

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Sugar, spice and trying to make nice

Katie Woodruff, senior copy editor

November 10, 2016

With all the debate over this year’s major candidates, TKC wants to make the election a little bit sweeter with this recipe for Republican and Democratic cookies from Taste of Home.   Ingredients   Dough: 1 cup of softened butter 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar 1 egg ...

Mini apple pies

Annie O'Brien, features writer

September 26, 2016

Ingredients: 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar 2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/4 cup and 2 teaspoons flour 2 tablespoons cold butter, cut up 1/4 cup chopped walnuts or other nuts 2 packaged refrigerated pie crusts 3 Granny Smith apples, peeled, cored and ...

St. Louis area celebrations

Ali Randazzo, editor-in-chief

July 2, 2016

Check out one or all Fourth of July weekend festivals in the St. Louis area. Image via Google under the Creative Commons License

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