Sweet Potato Casserole

Sweet Potato Casserole

INGREDIENT 6 medium sweet potatoes ¼ cup maple syrup 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 eggs ½ teaspoon salt ¾ cup low-fat vanilla Greek yogurt ¼ teaspoon vanilla extract 1 tablespoon cinnamon TOPPING ½ cup brown sugar ½ cup ground rolled oats 1 tablespoon maple syrup 3...
Looking back, looking ahead

Looking back, looking ahead

Annual traditions tie us together, creating threads that run through every season. Those bonds are never stronger than during the holidays: Family dinners, decorating, church services and memory-making trips to the Vester Tree Farm. The holidays are also a time to...
Fall Potato Chowder

Fall Potato Chowder

INGREDIENTS 1 Pound ground beef (cook and drained) 2 tablespoons butter 1 small onion, chopped fine 1 teaspoon garlic, minced 3 large white potatoes (peeled and cubed) 2 cans diced tomatoes with green chilies 2 cans whole kernel corn fire-roasted blend, undrained 1...
Sun Outage and Your TV

Sun Outage and Your TV

What you need to know about sun outages. Twice a year, during the spring and fall, you may experience some degree of television interference due to a phenomenon known as “sun outages.” This Q&A will help you understand what they are and how they will...
Jalapeno Poppers

Jalapeno Poppers

INGREDIENTS 4 ounces reduced-fat cream cheese 1 tablespoon grated Parmesan cheese 1 teaspoon garlic powder ¾ cup shredded reduced fat Mozzarella cheese 8 large jalapeno peppers 8 pieces, thinly sliced bacon, cut in half   DIRECTIONS Preheat oven to 425 degrees.  In a...
Community Service Award Nomination

Community Service Award Nomination

NCTC Honors Those Who Make a Difference in the Community With the NCTC Community Service Award The winner will receive a $1,000 donation to his or her favorite charity.     Our communities are full of selfless individuals who make this a better place to live. Help...
Kids at heart

Kids at heart

Shopping for school supplies. Buying new clothes. Catching up with friends. All of those experiences made back-to school a wonderful time when I was young. And students today experience the same thrills. As adults, the bustling days of late summer and early fall bring...
Farmer’s Market Skillet Bake

Farmer’s Market Skillet Bake

  INGREDIENTS 4 to 5 small red potatoes, sliced ½ small onion, finely chopped 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cups shredded mozzarella cheese, divided 1 medium summer squash, sliced 1 medium zucchini, sliced 4 medium sized tomatoes, sliced 1 teaspoon...

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