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New Year’s resolutions for your garden

The New Year brings new ­resolutions. If you go the healthy food and exercise route, you probably will break the resolution two weeks into the new year, if not sooner. Gardening resolutions have the advantage of lasting longer, but only due to the fact that it’s too cold to do much gardening until April or […]

Shipping Baked Goods

ICL Food Editor Val Cheatham shows us how to pack baked goods for shipping.  

DIY Sweet and Condensed Milk

ICL Food Editor Val Cheatham shows how to make sweet and condensed milk.

Microsoft telephone scam

Cyber criminals are all the rage these days. You see them in the news with talks about the group Anonymous and the information leaks from Edward Snowden. Did you know that the FBI even has a “Cyber’s Most Wanted List?” And, it all boils down to one thing: money. Those running scams of this sort […]

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 […]