In our opinion, gingerbread is only worth eating if its flavor is unmistakably bold and spicy. For our gingerbread bundt cake, the standard liquid combination of mild molasses and water seemed lackluster.
In our experience, most recipes for scalloped potatoes take hours of work yet still produce unevenly cooked potatoes in a heavy, curdled sauce.
Marie Mason is a veteran of the wars. Not the kind that require tactical gear and camo, but combat just the same. "This is my second time around with breast cancer. I'm a metastatic breast cancer survivor," the 67-year-old from Starkville said on a Thursday afternoon in October.
One century after the end of the First World War, the hunt for the past and people's relatives has never been greater. On Monday, Oct. 22, historian Andrew Pouncey of Germantown, Tennessee, will talk about that at the Hazard Lecture Series in Columbus.
Thrillers, children's books and comics -- writer Brad Meltzer has something for every reader. On Friday, Oct. 19, guests will have an opportunity to meet the No. 1 New York Times best-selling author in person at the Mississippi University for Women Foundation's 2018 Welty Gala.
"Honoring Our Veterans" is the theme of a Veterans Day parade set to take place in Starkville Saturday, Nov. 10 at 10 a.m.
As the last Sunday Funday of the season approaches, Starkville's monthly mini arts fest has released figures showing that even a six-hour event once each month can provide a boost to area artists and musicians, and contribute to sales tax coffers.
October? Are you kidding me? Not with these temperatures. Oh wait -- just as I was losing all hope that fall would arrive, a slight cool snap was forecast.
United Way of North Central Mississippi will present its annual Citywide Tailgate Friday, Nov. 2 in Starkville. This friendly competition has participants vying for the title of Best Citywide Tailgater.
Artwork by four Mississippi University for Women instructors is represented in the Faculty Biennial Exhibition which will run through Tuesday, Oct. 23.
Trey McLaughlin and The Sounds of Zamar are bringing fresh adaptations of contemporary gospel, pop and musical theater hits to the Bettersworth Auditorium stage Tuesday, Oct. 16 as part of Mississippi State's Lyceum Series.
Goldenrod is getting cranked up, and people are starting to sneeze ... but blaming the wrong culprits.
Finally, we're going to start enjoying some cooler weather, and just in time. I've wanted to start writing about the fantastic cool-season color, but I've had to wait until the summertime heat starts to cool.
If you've never caught sight of a garden fairy, some of the children at Sudduth Elementary School in Starkville might tell you what they look like. They can have carrot legs, arms made of sugar snap pea pods, a cauliflower head and spinach leaves for wings. And with a little ranch dressing, they're quite tasty.
A stack of fluffy, golden pancakes is the perfect starting place for a standout brunch, delivering piping hot cakes with distinct sweet tang and an open, airy texture.
The essence of crumb cake is the balance between the buttery cake and the thick, lightly spiced topping.
This simple butternut squash soup is little more than squash, cooking liquid, and a few aromatic ingredients; it comes together easily yet is creamy and deeply flavorful.
With a tangy, rich flavor and velvety consistency, cheesecake's characteristic qualities make it well-suited to variation: Lemon cheesecake, chocolate cheesecake, and berry cheesecake are all common. But our favorite variation might just be pumpkin cheesecake.
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