Fran Hill has been blogging about food at On My Plate since October of 2006. She, her husband and two dogs reside near Colome.
July 25, 2014
Refreshing cucumber salad helps beat the heat on a steamy South Dakota summer day.
July 10, 2014
Turn hearty leafy greens into a light and simple salad.
June 26, 2014
Farm fresh is great, but don’t ignore the grocery store.
June 12, 2014
Chores can wait when there’s walleye to be caught.
May 29, 2014
These strawberry rhubarb crumble bars won’t come without a fight.
May 15, 2014
A culinary treat lurks in South Dakota’s roadside ditches.
May 1, 2014
Celebrate a Mexican triumph with sausage and feta tacos.
April 17, 2014
Swap your baked Easter ham for a rich ham and asparagus lasagna.
April 3, 2014
It’s time for the fresh, vibrant flavors of spring.
March 17, 2014
Our food columnist searches for ways to spice up this traditional Irish dish.
February 6, 2014
Shelved mac and cheese pales in comparison to this homemade version.
January 23, 2014
South Dakotans longing for garden tomatoes can persevere with vibrant beets.
January 9, 2014
Fran Hill's shrimp scampi with chicken sausage and spinach recipe will satisfy at least one hungry reader.
December 12, 2013
A couple of kitchen tools make it easy to prepare pecan-crusted chicken and au gratin potato stacks.
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.