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  • Make Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables for Slow Cooker Month

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Slow Cooker Balsamic Chicken and Vegetables Ingredients 6 to 8 boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 cloves garlic, minced 16 ounces baby carrots 1 sweet onion, quartered 16 ounces red potatoes, quartered Rosemary Thyme 1/2 cup balsamic vinegar 1/4 cup brown sugar 1 1/2 teaspoons red pepper flakes 1 head broccoli Directions Brown chicken thighs on stove 2 to 3 minutes per side, set aside Drizzle a little olive oil in your 5-6 […]

  • Flu-fighting soup from Kylee’s Kitchen is a souper way to fight illness

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Flu-Fighting Soup Yield: Makes about 10 servings Ingredients 2 large carrots, chopped 1 red pepper, chopped 1/2 cup mushrooms (I used canned, whole mushrooms, but it’s your preference) 6 scallions (or about 1/2 bunch), chopped 2 cloves garlic (about 2 teaspoons), minced 3 Tablespoons red curry paste 1 1/2 Tablespoons ginger, minced 2 teaspoons turmeric 6 cups chicken broth 1 (14 ounce) can coconut milk 2 Tablespoons lime juice 1 1/2 pounds […]

  • Kokomo man creates board game showcasing local businesses

    KOKOMO, Ind. – A popular new board game in Kokomo featuring local businesses is flying off the shelves, and it all started with an idea from a young girl. Ty Gray is the CEO of local food delivery company Food Precinct. Last year he was playing Monopoly with his daughter Shar’de when she asked him if they could create their own game. So Gray started looking into it, and he came across a manufacturing company that creates “-opoly” property trading […]

  • Popular macaroni and cheese festival returns to Indy this February

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – After a sell-out crowd (twice) last year, a wildly popular macaroni and cheese festival is returning to Indianapolis for the second year. The event, called “Return of the Mac,” is for all ages, and is set to take place from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday, February 4 at Circle City Industrial Complex. The food festival takes place on Super Bowl Sunday with gates opening at 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. Return of The Mac will provide attendees […]

  • Make bite-size version of spaghetti and meatballs for National Spaghetti Day

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Spaghetti and Meatball Bites Yield: Makes about 24 pasta bites Ingredients 1/2 pound spaghetti noodles 2 eggs, beaten 2 cups marinara sauce, divided 1 cup mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 2 teaspoons garlic powder 24 meatballs Basil, if desired Directions Cook spaghetti to al dente, about 7 minutes; drain and let cool Preheat oven to 375 degrees Fahrenheit Combine cooled spaghetti with beaten eggs, 1 cup marinara sauce, mozzarella cheese, parmesan […]

  • ‘Christmas House’ in Zionsville brings joy to local residents for 20 years

    ZIONSVILLE, Ind. — Everyone loves looking at Christmas lights this time of year, and if you ask anyone in Zionsville where to see the best display, they’ll point you in the direction of Mary Webber. Commonly referred to as the “Christmas House,” Webber has been lighting up the Village near the downtown area for two decades. It started with one outdoor Santa display when her youngest child was just 7-years-old. It has since expanded to dozens of inflatables and thousands […]

  • Indiana man’s Minion display for Christmas receives international attention

    NEW ALBANY, Ind. – A southern Indiana man’s atypical holiday display which includes dozens and dozens of Minions is receiving international attention. Michael Pourteau, of New Albany, installed 70 of the famous yellow characters from “Despicable Me” for the first time this year. He started decorating his home during a contest between his neighbor and his son. One thing led to the next, and it turned into Minion mania. As you can imagine, it’s pretty obvious who won the contest. […]

  • Festive breakfast pizza wreath is a great idea for Christmas morning

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Ingredients 1 pizza crust 6 eggs 1/2 pound bacon 1/2 pound breakfast sausage 1/4 cup pesto 2 cups mozzarella cheese 1/2 cup parmesan cheese 1 red bell pepper Dill, if desired Directions Heat oven to 400 degrees Fahrenheit; unroll pizza dough and pre-bake for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned Cook scrambled eggs, bacon, and sausage; set aside Spoon pesto over pizza crust, and top with mozzarella cheese, scrambled eggs, bacon, […]

  • Unique edible gift ideas for the holidays from Kylee’s Kitchen

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen One important thing to note: As you’ll see in the recipe, I toasted the flour first. This eliminates the risk of getting E. coli and other dangers associated with eating raw flour. Edible Christmas Cookie Dough Yield: Makes enough for about 3, 8-ounce jars Ingredients 1 1/2 cups flour 1 1/2 cups brown sugar 1/2 cup Challenge butter, melted 3 Tablespoons milk 1 teaspoon vanilla 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 cup M&Ms Directions Preheat the […]

  • Christmas Present Brownies are a festive treat for National Brownie Day

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Christmas Present Peppermint Brownies Yield: Makes 16 brownies Ingredients For the brownies 1 (18 ounce) box of brownie mix 1/3 cup Challenge butter, melted 1/3 cup milk 1 egg For the buttercream frosting 1/2 cup Challenge butter, room temperature 2 cups powdered sugar 1 Tablespoon heavy whipping cream 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon peppermint extract 1/4 teaspoon salt For the decorations Red cookie icing Red and green M&Ms Directions For the brownies Preheat oven […]