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Let summer begin: Memorial Day weekend kick-starts grill season

Posted 5/22/2019 in Food

Are we good and ready? The long weekend ahead heralds the unofficial start of summer -- and the official start of grilling season. School's out, vacations beckon, and if you have a pool, jump in it because temps in the 90s have found us. Don't expect them to release their hold any time soon.

Butter Together: This week's for'tuna': You will become hungry

Posted 5/22/2019 in Food

Y'all, I love teaching, but I am glad the school year is ending. Getting up at 5 a.m., packing lunches, and working with teens all day is rewarding but exhausting, and I love that I get the summer to refill my tank.

Take your Caesar salad to the grill to get a smoky char

Posted 5/22/2019 in Food

The smoky char of the grill brings a whole new dimension to plain old Caesar salad.

Zucchini or summer squash makes for a colorful pasta dish

Posted 5/22/2019 in Food

A combination of pasta and summer squash results in a light, flavorful dish that's full of color.

Tonight make salmon that flakes apart in buttery chunks

Posted 5/22/2019 in Food

As we learned with recipes for beef, lamb, pork, and poultry, cooking en cocotte -- cooking a protein in a covered pot with little to no liquid -- concentrates flavor.

Going to bat: Grassroots effort helps more kids 'Play ball!' and learn life lessons

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

At age 17, Josh Phillips of Oktibbeha County had never played organized baseball. Never stood on a pitcher's mound, staring down home plate. Never worried about a two-knuckle grip or the mechanics of a curveball.

Loaves & Fishes annual event enjoys a different twist

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

Loaves & Fishes Community Soup Kitchen's annual fundraiser will have a different look this time around.

Kempker recognized for excellence in teaching

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

Erin Kempker is invested in the American experience.

In the garden with Felder: Be kind to your garden: mulch

Posted 5/18/2019 in Columns

Pine straw or bark mulch? Not an exciting topic, but to hands-on gardeners and plants it can make a difference.

Southern Gardening: Vermillionaire blooms, attracts until first frost

Posted 5/18/2019 in Columns

Last week, I had the pleasure of being the kick-starter speaker for the Mississippi Master Gardener State Conference.

Registration underway for EMCC summer, fall terms

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

Registration for summer and fall terms at East Mississippi Community College is underway.

Summer fun awaits at MSU camps

Posted 5/18/2019 in Entertainment

From agriculture to art and science to sports and business, Mississippi State University is offering a variety of fun, educational summer camp experiences for elementary through high school students.

 

Out There for the week of May 19, 2019

Posted 5/18/2019 in Entertainment

 

 

Community Calendar for the week of May 19, 2019

Posted 5/18/2019 in Entertainment

 

School news: Region Awards Gala

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

Students in the Phi Theta Kappa Beta Iota Zeta chapter on East Mississippi Community College's Golden Triangle campus attend the Mississippi/Louisiana Region Awards Gala 2019 at Mississippi State University. In front, from left, are advisor Alison Alexander and Kierra Hayes. In back are Melanie Moore, Julia Younger, Blair Madison, Lorie Jeffries, Alexis Turner, Gracin Sutton, Shelby Grice, Destiny Orr, Eric Ford and Krystal Hayes.

 

School news: Phi Kappa Phi inductions

Posted 5/18/2019 in Community

 

Versatile empanadas: Looking for alternatives to the summer hot dog?

Posted 5/15/2019 in Food

With a whole summer patio party season before us, my thoughts wander to alternatives for the same-old burgers and hot dogs we often fall back on. Influenced by Cinco de Mayo just past, I've started thinking specifically about empanadas for an upcoming birthday celebration with a fiesta flair.

 

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