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Pan-seared pound cake becomes easy Easter dessert

Posted 3/27/2013 in Food

How do you make pound cake even more buttery and delicious? Easy! Pan-sear slices of it with butter and sugar.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of March 24, 2013

Posted 3/23/2013 in Community

 

 

Out and About for the week of March 24, 2013

Posted 3/23/2013 in Entertainment

The Golden Triangle is within easy traveling distance of some of the best entertainment in the South. Support arts and entertainment at home, and when you're on the road, these might pique your interest.

 

Former secretary of state to speak at Mississippi State Tuesday

Posted 3/23/2013 in Entertainment

Mississippi State will welcome former U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice to campus March 26 to take part in the university's Global Lecture Series.

Errolton returns to the Columbus Pilgrimage, joining other historic homes in welcoming visitors

Posted 3/23/2013 in Community

As a little girl, Gaines Gaskin twirled in front of mirrors in her hoop skirts and Pilgrimage finery before running lightly down the stairs of her family's antebellum home, Errolton, to welcome visitors. She and her mother, the late Chebie Gaines Bateman, were among dozens of hostesses throughout Columbus sharing some of the South's most beautiful architectural gems -- and interesting stories.

Tennessee Williams' 'Kingdom of Earth,' to open April 1

Posted 3/23/2013 in Entertainment

Roiling tensions on stage more than equal the churning Mississippi River that threatens to flood a decaying farm house and the three conflicted souls inside in Tennessee Williams' "Kingdom of Earth." The two-act play, once titled "The Seven Descents of Myrtle," will be presented in downtown Columbus April 1-13 by the Tennessee Williams Tribute committee.

CAC brings Blue Mountain duo to Columbus for acoustic show

Posted 3/23/2013 in Entertainment

The Columbus Arts Council will host roots rock duo Cary Hudson and Laurie Stirratt as they take an acoustic side trip from the their Blue Mountain band for a special night in the intimate Omnova Theater at the Rosenzweig Arts Center at 501 Main St. in downtown Friday, March 29.

 

Charity Ball court to be presented April 6

Posted 3/23/2013 in Community

 

 

Adele Elliott: In the grasp of the hydra

Posted 3/23/2013 in Columns

My little world has been filled with glitches lately. This may be because the planet Mercury has been retrograde for several weeks. Mercury rules travel and communication, and can wreak havoc with our driving, speaking, writing and a myriad of like things.

 

 

Being beautiful: An Easter resurrection of a different kind

Posted 3/23/2013 in Columns

She loves all shades of blue, quiet times with an English novel, and family holidays.

 

Southern Gardening: Supertunias make a super garden impact

Posted 3/23/2013 in Columns

Every spring the home gardener is bombarded with new and improved petunias for the garden and landscape, making it hard to decide which to bring home from the garden center. In my opinion, you simply can't go wrong selecting any of the Supertunias.

 

Faculty concert is all jazzed up

Posted 3/23/2013 in Entertainment

Jazz compositions by Mississippi University for Women professor Richard Montalto will be the centerpiece of a Tuesday concert at the university.

 

 

School news: Columbus High Honor Roll

Posted 3/23/2013 in Community

 

Peep, peep: Get cookin' with Peeps and celebrate the iconic candy's 60th anniversary

Posted 3/20/2013 in Food

More than 1 billion. That's the number of Peeps the Pennsylvania-based Just Born Inc. candy manufacturer will hatch this Easter season. The trademark candy -- those nostalgic, nigh-indestructible, spongy chicks and bunnies of our youth -- marks its 60th anniversary this year and celebrates its versatility.

Kosher chefs offer tips for learning to love matzo

Posted 3/20/2013 in Food

When it comes to matzo, Chicago chef Laura Frankel says hers is a love-hate relationship.

Spring Cleaning: It's time to put a shine on Columbus -- Clean Sweep needs you

Posted 3/16/2013 in Columns

This is not "Survivor" or "Amazing Race," but there are alliances involved and teams working to complete challenges before the clock runs out. On Saturday, March 23, the LINK'd Young Professionals hope to recruit a few hundred volunteers willing to clean, paint and landscape Columbus during Clean Sweep 2013, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

 

A Stone's throw: The slave

Posted 3/16/2013 in Columns

This is a true story about a slave. He was abducted from his home and family when he was 16 years old. He was taken to a land colder and more brutal than his.

 

Southern Gardening: Yellow jasmine brightens yards as a ground cover, in containers

Posted 3/16/2013 in Columns

According to the calendar, we are just a few days away from the official start of the spring season. But if you have been watching the garden and landscape like I have, you've seen signs of spring for at least several weeks. The plants are starting to wake up.

 

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