Meg Makes

Meg Makes

Meg Makes: A update on possibly the best-ever summer dessert, Blueberry-Lime Cobbler

Until last night, I was pretty firm in my belief that Blueberry Peach Crisp was the most delicious, summery dessert I've ever made.

Cornheads: a contest for bragging rights and a lot of fun in our newsroom

Dear readers, if you use Facebook, I'd like to ask you a favor.

I'm particpating in the Urbana Sweetcorn Festival's "Who Wore It Best" Facebook contest for local members of the media. Everyone participating submitted a photo of themselves wearing a hilarious foam hat of a corn cob.

Recipe for Easy Peach Cobbler

My mom's peach tree is growing a bumper crop this year, so I didn't feel at all guilty when I used her peaches to make two cobbler-crisp desserts this  week. The first was Blueberry Peach Crisp, and the second was the following recipes for Easy Peach Cobbler.

Recipe for Blueberry Peach Crisp

Last summer, I made a delicious peachy, blueberry-y cobbler-ish dessert last year, and I swear I blogged about it. I have peaches and blueberries and wanted to make it again this weekend, but I can't find a record of that recipe anywhere.

Meg Makes: Adding shelves to our salvaged metal locker

Our cool old locker is done, fully equipped with three new shelves. It's now home to our movie and CD collection with space to spare.

Recipe for Apple Date Cake

A week ago, Rob and I processed for freezing almost five gallons of apples from my Grandma Thilmony's pie apple tree.

I made my first apple treat this weekend with an Apple Date Cake. The recipe came from my late grandma, Mary Stange.

Meg Makes: Stripping the paint off of our cool old locker

I was talking to a friend last weekend after I bought a cool old locker from the PACA architectural salvage warehouse.

Recipe for Zucchini Chicken Cornbread Casserole

If you read the print version of The News-Gazette, you might have seen this recipe in yesterday's Food pages.

Exciting announcement: Taste of Home Cooking School show coming to Urbana in October

I have an exciting announcement today: The News-Gazette, The News-Gazette Community Newspapers and County Market are sponsoring a Taste of Home Cooking School show on Oct. 1 in Urbana.

I’ll be on stage at the show, so I probably will mention it frequently here over the next several weeks.

Recipe for Melissa Merli's favorite blueberry cobbler

Today, I'm sharing a blueberry cobbler recipe recommended by N-G features writer Melissa Merli.

It's from "The New York Times Natural Foods Cookbook," by Jean Hewitt.