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The Kentucky Derby may have been earlier this month, but here is your chance to preserve some of that bluegrass spirit.

Tristan Leighton’s constantly evolving Head Space Chili taste is reflective of the fun he has had cooking it — a concept he believes everyone should embrace.

ROSSFORD – Bow Tie Chicken Pasta is a Creps family favorite, and one that everyone plays a role in creating.

PERRYSBURG — Inspired by his basketball coaches’ team building dinners, Harrison Hosler took his virtual education a step further, learning the arts of the meat smoker and barbecue grill.

With everyone home bound, due to coronavirus, and hot, because of a Northwest Ohio heat wave, it’s good to have an inexpensive recipe on hand that feeds a lot of people and is easy to throw together.

A virtual visit with her sister gave Leah Pekarik her idea for an Easy Potato Salad recipe, perfect for summer picnics or to have around the house as a dinner side dish.

An old recipe can be made new again with the addition of just a couple ingredients.

Calla Higgins is a three-time chili cook-off winner with her Buffalo Chicken Mac & Cheese, which she created as a bit of a protest.

When Anastasiia Kryzhanivska wants a feeling of home, she doesn’t fly to see her family in Ukraine. Rather, she whips up a batch of Borscht.

Katie Stechschulte has been counting carbs for so long, she can now look at her plate of food and know if there are enough to tide her over.

Kali Hammer’s Funfetti Cake Dip is a fluffy dessert that can be whipped up in 15 minutes flat.

Shannon Smith has three nutrition-related licenses and leads classes for the Ohio State University Extension Office.

PERRYSBURG — Barry and Sandy Deutsch get into the St. Patrick’s Day holiday spirit with their Instant Pot Cabbage Soup that is a new twist on an old recipe adapted to a modern kitchen tool.

When Ethan Jordan thinks of his favorite childhood winter memories, there’s snow forts, snowball fights, sledding — and Fried Shredded Wheat.

PEMBERVILLE — Many firefighters hone their cooking skills while working 24-hour shifts at the station. Steve Stachoviak had that in his repertoire before he joined the fire department.

A Bowling Green pre-teen has made a gift of a dessert that he calls 12th Night Cookies.

Betty Winslow’s Rum Ball cookies smell like Christmas, with their sugary topping and liquor-based core. But if you’re making them, you need to start thinking about it around Thanksgiving.

Tired of applesauce, apple pie, baked apples, apple crisp, apple dumplings, apple salad and baked apples, but still looking for a way to enjoy the fall harvest? Try this Raw Apple Cake recipe, offered by Michelle Crook of Bowling Green.

While Marshall Goldstein is today’s cook’s corner, his chef’s corner is a regular feature at the Heritage Corner Health Care Campus.

Holly Bird has updated her grandmother’s blueberry crepe recipe for the fitness-minded person who also enjoys eating.

NORTH BALTIMORE — If the fall leaves and pumpkins remind you that Thanksgiving is approaching and you need an idea for a dessert, this cook’s corner is for you.

LIME CITY — This firefighters loaded pizza has more than one cook, because the guys who make it are part of a department that works together like a big family.

Cheese balls were the ticket to new friends for Heather Jordan and the award-winning dried beef cheese ball is her favorite.

Despite the summer-like weather that seems to be continuing into the fall, it is not too early to start planning on soup options for dinner or lunch as autumn arrives — at least on the calendar.