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Ooey Gooey Chocolaty Cake

Honorable Mention Finest Cooking Holiday Recipe Contest Submitted by: Myra Rubach, Egyptian Electric Cooperative Association Print Recipe Ooey Gooey Chocolaty Cake Everyone loves this easy, rich dessert. Course Dessert Servings Ingredients 1 box German chocolate or dark chocolate cake mix1 stick margarine melted2 T. milk1 egg8 oz. Cream cheese softened1 box powdered sugar3 eggs1/2 c. mini […]

Smoke House Cauliflower Medley

A Collection of Recipes Who: Hardin Presbyterian ChurchCost: $15 includes shippingDetails: soft-backed, comb-boundPages of recipes: 330Send checks to: Penny Loft, Hardin Presbyterian Church, P.O. Box 532, Hardin, IL 62047or call 618-576-2800



Ask Ed

It’s been a little while since I’ve answered a question directly in this column—too long in fact. I just want to remind everyone that if you have technology issues, whether they are computer or electricity related, please drop me a line and I will do my best to get you an answer. You can also […]

The road to recovery

Ronald Reagan once remarked, “To sit back hoping that someday, some way, someone will make things right is to go on feeding the crocodile, hoping he will eat you last – but eat you he will.” There are many memorable quotes associated with business, or the economy, or the recession. And, even though at first […]

Computer Shopping 103

In this computer shopping series so far, you have learned about the different kinds of processors and hard drives. Certainly, those two pieces are extremely important when purchasing a computer, but there are other parts to consider as well. Before I get started though, let’s take a moment to talk about an important word: integration. […]

From water famine to feast

Water in the form of rain can be a blessing or a curse. We’ve certainly seen the extremes in the last two years. Life, and in this case nature, has a way of slapping us across the face without leaving a mark, waking us up to the reality that we can’t control a darn thing […]

Computer shopping 101

Just the other day I was perusing some of the new computers on display at one of Springfield’s big technology chains, and I overheard a distressing conversation between a shopper and one of the store’s resident techies. The conversation was distressing because of the sheer lack of information being handed out by the store employee. […]

Asparagus Potato Soup

Cook. Eat. Live! Who: Busey Bank for United WayCost: $12.50 including shippingDetails: soft-backed, spiral-boundPages of recipes: 220Send checks to: Brenda Jeakins,2101 N. Veterans Parkway, Bloomington, IL 61704 or call 309-834-1020. Print Recipe Asparagus Potato Soup Servings Ingredients 2 C. potatoes diced and peeled1/2 lb. fresh asparagus chopped1/2 C. chopped onion2 celery ribs chopped1 T. chicken […]