Cook of the Week


Cook learned about cooking, caring from her mother

Jennifer Perkins, general manager of the new TJ’s Time Out in Selby, credits much of her spirit and success to her mother. “My mother Janice taught me cooking at an early age.” said Jen. “I was six when she taught me to make homemade, hand-cut egg noodles and pie shells.” Something Jennifer still enjoys very much. “We ate a lot of […]

Greeks have long history cooking for Bridge Citians

The second nationality to be featured in this coming Fourth of July’s Living History, staged by Klein Museum, is Greek. Marlys Jundt has written the story of Mike Spilos who will be portrayed by Tom Dafnis, who has Greek ancestors. Mike ran the Windsor Café when he first came to Mobridge and then moved down Main to run Spilos Quick […]

Slow cooker/Instant Pot recipes for busy families

It seems there are fewer minutes in a day when it comes to work, family and outside activities. Manufactures of kitchen appliances have seized upon this concept and have created more new gadgets to cut down on preparation and cooking time for those who have less time, but still want to serve a good, homecooked meal to their families. From […]

Cook Norman Brantley made eggs for Jack Benny

Norman Brantley of Selby said he has always had a heart for cooking. It was a skill that helped him through his life’s adventures. After graduating high school in Denver, Colo., he moved to Los Angeles to see what California would offer. “At that time,” said Norm, “Hollywood was something. It was the place to go for kids.” Having experienced […]

Presenting Irish recipes for your St. Patrick’s Day

This year over the Fourth of July the Klein Museum’s Living History presentation is called “They weren’t all Norwegians.” Marlys Jundt has written the script and is highlighting the Irish, Greek, Italian and Germans who also settled this area. In order to honor these different ethnic groups we will feature recipes each month, including Norwegians, for the next five months. […]

Tom Volk is outdoorsman, prefers camp cooking

If the weather is permitting, you will most likely find Tom Volk outdoors, that is if he’s not in an ambulance. Tom is an Advanced Emergency Medical Technician with the Mobridge Region Hospital and an avid outdoorsman. Tom has three kids and 10 grandkids and takes them to the Black Hills to camp and hike every chance he gets. Tom […]

Classic soup recipes to warm your winter heart

As the unusually cold and snowy weather continues and is expected to stay with us for the next two weeks or so, warm, hearty soups help to warm the body and soul. From quick and easy recipes that are hearty to more healthy soups, the hot meals hit the spot after working out in the cold or just coming in […]

Pam Hare has distinguished Taco Bell career

Pam (Overseth) Hare, a successful Rapid City resident, is a Mobridge native.  A region coach for Taco Bell, Pam flies around the upper Midwest overseeing 28 Taco Bell stores in Wyoming, South Dakota and the Upper Peninsula of Michigan.  Her husband, Greg, is retired after 36 years at a Rapid City cement plant and while they don’t have any children, […]

Cook Aubriauna Diaz wears a lot of hats

Aubriauna Diaz, who likes to refer to herself with tongue in cheek as “Aubsome,” is the newest addition to the Selby Volunteer Ambulance team. Although she ran with them in training, this is her first official assignment since completing the National Registry test in 2018. Aubriauna wears a lot of hats, but currently she is a nanny in Selby and […]

Recipes to help you kick-off your Super Sunday

For some watching Super Bowl means the intense battle of two powerhouse teams that have earned the championships of their conferences. It is the NFC versus the AFC for dominance of the NFL. For others it is the intense battle of the advertising powerhouses we have come to expect during the timeouts of the game. Each year commercials by Budweiser, […]

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