Cook of the Week


Pheasant recipes to try after the hunt

Pheasants and pheasant hunting have been an integral part the South Dakota lore and attraction since before Mobridge was founded. Many of the original founders and builders of Mobridge were first attracted to the area because they came here first to hunt pheasants and found the place so pleasing and with so many opportunities and potential that they finally came […]

Fall harvest presents chance for a variety of recipes

This time of year area residents are canning, preserving and freezing the bounty from their gardens. In recent weeks the Tribune staff has gathered information with ideas about what to do with their fruits and vegetables during the gardening season. Many of us learned about preserving from our parents and grandparents and many family recipes from readers have been passed […]

Karl Grethe writes cookbook for healthy, happy eating habits

Executive chef and Mobridge resident Karl Martin Grethe will add another accomplishment to his already expansive resume in October when he travels to California to work on publishing a cook book. Karl, who moved from California to help his sister, the late Carla Lang, with expanding her West Side Meats business, has a long list of accomplishments to his chef’s […]

Making relish can spice up canning season

Homemade relish has fallen by the wayside over the years, but it is a great way to use small quantities of vegetables and also offers a lot of variety. In my grandma’s time pickling or drying fruits and vegetables were a housewife’s only options, but nowadays with refrigeration and freezing we can refrigerate instead of pickle. The pickling process was […]

It is the time of year when area residents are seeing red. From the garden plants to the farmer’s markets, fresh vine-ripened tomatoes are abundant. Gardeners are filling their baskets with Big Boys, heirlooms, cherry and grape tomatoes of all shapes and sizes. It is officially BLT season! But one can only eat BLTs for so long before pants get […]

Recipes for chocolate chips, everyone’s favorite sweet

When I was a kid there was never any candy in the house. Being resourceful, I discovered that chocolate chips were my go to sweet, but it had its rules. First of all the chocolate chip package had to be already open. Secondly I only took three chocolate chips a day. Enough to satisfy my sweet tooth, but not so […]

Jenny While catches, cooks and eats her supper

Jenny While was born and raised here in Mobridge and has lived here her whole life. She graduated from Mobridge High School in 1989. Soon after, she married her husband, Wade While, who she had met in 1988. She lives in Mobridge with her husband. “I met Wade because he had gotten a job at Red Owl Grocery as a […]

Tips for how to keep your garden healthy

As summer comes to a close and gardens become abundant, it’s time to harvest your favorite fresh vegetables. Whether you acquire some produce from a friend or have your own garden, here are some garden vegetable recipes you can make from fresh produce along with some tips on how you can keep your garden healthy for next year. Here are […]

Zucchini season upon us, here are some recipes

In a Christmas letter from a friend in Napoleon N.D., I found this gem. She was touting the benefits of living in a small town. She said, “Napoleon is a wonderful place to live and bring up your children. It is safe. In fact we don’t lock our car or our house except in zucchini season.” The wonderful, dreaded, prolific […]

Spicing up your catch of the day

Fishing season is well underway. We see more and more people enjoying the water and catching fish every day. Walleye and northern pike are some of the fish that you can catch in Lake Oahe. They are packed with proteins and healthy amino acids, but most importantly they taste great! Here are a few ways to spice up your catch […]

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