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Don't throw that out: Farmers' Market welcomes glass, egg cartons for recycling

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

Visitors to the Hitching Lot Farmers' Market on Saturdays this summer may have noticed a new feature near the welcome table.

 

Anne's Kitchen: A tasty summer

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

This past June, through the first week of July, was the busiest I've had in decades.

 

Kale chips, move over. Try making baked BBQ zucchini chips

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

It all started with the kale chip.

Stuffed eggs rescue the lunch box

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

If it's already time to start gearing up for school -- and if you're open to rethinking the typical lunch box fare, consider losing the sandwich and embracing the stuffed egg.

 

Pair black beans with sweet potatoes for a glorious salad

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

The upcoming summer Olympics have me dreaming of a bucket-list trip to Brazil, and because my dreams usually feature food, I'm also hankering for some black beans made in my incredibly heavy stone bean pot a dear friend of mine lugged all the way back from his Brazilian vacation years ago.

 

 

Date-and-almond balls: a healthy snack with burst of energy

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

In the weeks leading up to the Olympics, I always look forward to reading stories about what Olympians eat.

 

 

General Mills recalls Betty Crocker cake mix

Posted 7/13/2016 in Food

General Mills Inc. is recalling two flavors of Betty Crocker cake mix sold in the U.S. and one flavor sold in Canada because they use flour that was recalled earlier because it could contain E.coli.

 

At the mic and outside the box: EMCC revives the old-time radio serial

Posted 7/9/2016 in Community

Before television annexed the American landscape, many an early-20th century family passed evenings crowded around the home radio set. The "talking telegram" opened windows on a wider world.

 

Being Beautiful: My life has been a tapestry

Posted 7/9/2016 in Columns

Each person's story is a patchwork quilt of memories sewn together by time. If I had a quilt to tell my storied past, what would the squares of fabric reveal?

 

 

A Stone's Throw: A serious subject

Posted 7/9/2016 in Columns

My friend Dr. Selden Lambert has years of expertise in criminology.

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of July 10, 2016

Posted 7/9/2016 in Entertainment

 

 

Out and About for the week of July 10, 2016

Posted 7/9/2016 in Entertainment

 

'China Circus' to entertain Golden Triangle audience

Posted 7/9/2016 in Entertainment

Direct from Branson, Missouri, one of the world's most-awarded Chinese acrobatic troupes will perform at Whitfield Hall on the Mississippi University for Women campus in Columbus Friday, July 15 at 8 p.m.

Southern Gardening: Dwarf canna is go-to plant for Mississippi

Posted 7/9/2016 in Columns

Lately, I've been telling you about some of my favorite go-to plants for Mississippi gardens. The canna lily is another easy landscape plant that I think everyone should have in his or her garden.

Ole Miss alumnus to lead state's tourism efforts

Posted 7/9/2016 in Community

Veteran tourism professional Craig Ray will take over as Visit Mississippi director at the Mississippi Development Authority. Ray was appointed to the position by MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough Jr.

Watercolor Artist magazine to feature area artist

Posted 7/9/2016 in Community

Seven artworks from a longtime Mississippi State University faculty member are being recognized nationally.

Light bulb moments: Culinary camp builds and broadens horizons

Posted 7/6/2016 in Food

There was a lot of "building" underway this past month at Mississippi University for Women's Culinary Camp for Kids -- building skill sets, building palates, confidence and friendships.

Don't get so sour about pickles. Make them yourself

Posted 7/6/2016 in Food

In the world of summer barbecues, the pickle hardly plays a starring role.

One of a kind: Self-taught, self-styled, a Clay County metalsmith is still making his mark

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

Artisans come in all forms and guises. Genuine artisans, however, have at least one characteristic in common -- a passion in the veins for what they do. That could describe Ed Sanders.

Propst Park train gets facelift and more

Posted 7/2/2016 in Community

Many in Columbus still recall the curious sight in 1972. The C&G Railway steam locomotive No. 178 had escaped the scrapper's torch and, along with the rolling stock accompanying her, made a slow, painstaking journey eastward on Highway 182 to Propst Park.

 

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