Fran Hill has been blogging about food at On My Plate since October of 2006. She, her husband and two dogs reside near Colome.
November 27, 2013
This recipe for poblano, ham and turkey quesadillas inspires extra gratitude for Thanksgiving and its leftovers.
November 14, 2013
Make Thanksgiving a real feast day by starting out with creamy autumn yogurt parfaits.
October 30, 2013
An easy, playful sandwich fuels little ghouls and goblins for a night of Halloween fun.
October 17, 2013
Spiced pumpkin cake drizzled with warm caramel sauce makes the perfect fall comfort food.
October 3, 2013
Explore the healthy end of the food trend spectrum with quinoa, an ancient grain-like seed.
September 19, 2013
A hearty poblano and corn crab chowder uses fresh garden ingredients to ease the transition from summer to fall.
August 22, 2013
Summer squash haters don't need to know what's inside these delicious meatballs.
August 8, 2013
Meat substitutes don't satisfy the way this beef-free, garden fresh summer treat does.
July 25, 2013
Check picnicking off your summer to-do list with Fran Hill's flavorful pressed sandwich.
July 10, 2013
How do you pick a good watermelon?
June 26, 2013
Playing with fire is fun when you’re toasting up savory mozzarella s’mores.
June 13, 2013
Remember a few common-sense tips to keep your summer cookouts safe.
May 29, 2013
For country or small town dwellers, a well-stocked kitchen is a must.
May 16, 2013
The runny yellow yolk of a fried egg perfectly compliments Fran Hill's earthy potato and spinach hash.
April 18, 2013
Clementine muffins with orange honey butter provide the warmth this South Dakota spring is lacking.
April 4, 2013
Although raising baby chicks is tempting, storebought fowl goes into Fran Hill's flavorful burritos.
March 21, 2013
From sauerkraut to brussels sprouts, almost anything goes on top of pizza crust.
March 11, 2013
Fried chicken vs. chicken fried chicken?
February 21, 2013
The Dakota Dachshund Rescue helps find new family members and a little inspiration for chili cheese dogs.
January 24, 2013
Need an excuse to celebrate? This chocolaty cherry dessert is a party waiting to happen.