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Fran Hill has been blogging about food at On My Plate since October of 2006. She, her husband and two dogs reside near Colome.
February 4, 2016
A creamy, cheesy, spicy Super Bowl Sunday snack that even the most sports-challenged partiers can enjoy.
January 21, 2016
Our coldest season has challenges, but don’t ignore its comforts.
January 7, 2016
Warm up with this fruity dessert inspired by a walk through the state capitol.
December 23, 2015
Christmas just isn’t Christmas without cookies.
December 10, 2015
Can a Mexican soup supplant oyster stew and chili as a Christmas Eve staple?
November 26, 2015
When life hands you a giant bag of carrots, make carrot cake marmalade.
November 12, 2015
How does butternut squash compare to other seasonal bounties?
October 29, 2015
A twist on Colome’s small town tradition.
October 15, 2015
You don’t need to spend hours in the kitchen to eat well.
October 1, 2015
Inspired by the belief that anything can become a sandwich.
September 17, 2015
Summer’s bounty can last all year.
September 3, 2015
Beat the dog days of summer with a fall-inspired treat.
August 20, 2015
You’ll ignore the snooze button with this new take on Eggs Benedict.
August 6, 2015
Forget the store. The best sweet corn comes from the back of a pickup.
July 23, 2015
When it comes to garden tomatoes, waiting is the hardest part.
July 9, 2015
Our heritage shows up on our plates.
June 25, 2015
We’re simply the caretakers of houses … and recipes.
June 11, 2015
Modest fare makes for pleasant patio parties.
May 28, 2015
Summer is the season for cooking outdoors.
April 16, 2015
Instead of the state flower, Fran Hill is growing chives. They go better with eggs, anyway.