For years, the humble mushroom, which has been around for eons, was used primarily as a salad bar filler or in a creamy soup that you could mix with just about anything.
When my daughters were young, I thought it would be so much fun to go to the farmer’s market and buy some pumpkins, come home and turn them into pumpkin pies, thinking fresh pumpkins would make them so much better.
What are your plans for Thanksgiving? Are you spending it with family in a traditional Thanksgiving or are you spending it with friends in what’s known as Friendsgiving?
Good morning pre-Thanksgiving chefs and diners. On this day begins the hunt for Eidson’s French dressing, shopping and cooking advice for a pressure cooker, homemade crème fraîche or substitutes for crème fraîche to be used in recipes … and finally, a recipe for grits and greens.
It has always been a good idea for wine enthusiasts to think “outside the box,” to expand their horizons. These days, those options include thinking “inside the box” — literally.
Uncle Jim and Aunt Susan better scooch on over, because here come George Bailey and Cindy Lou Who.
Between Halloween and Christmas, the Hallmark Channel is broadcasting 1,800 hours of holiday programming, a schedule that includes 12 brand-new Hallmark Christmas movies.
It’s the week of Thanksgiving, a wonderful holiday that brings the family together without the exchanging of gifts and the clutter and clatter of Christmas. Yes, there are parades and football games, but Turkey Day still seems calmer, less frenetic and more focused on family relationships.
It was in 2006 when Peggy Hamby began noticing a dramatic personality change in her father. Martin Hamby, a normally calm man, would go from anxious to depressed to wild, she recalls.
BARRY COURTER: Lisa, in addition to all of the eating I plan to do this week — and it's a considerable amount — there are quite a few big events on the schedule. Thanksgiving is Thursday, of course, so that's the big one, but that also means the Lighted Boat Parade is the next day, and there is something new that a lot of people are excited about. Ice on the Landing — the outdoor ice skating rink down at the riverfront — opens that night as well.
Last year, more than 1,200 victims of domestic violence and more than 635 victims of sexual violence were served by the secular Partnership for Families, Children and Adults in Chattanooga.
The 120 or so people who will watch a special screening of "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1" today will no doubt be watching to see the work of stars Jennifer Lawrence, Liam Hemsworth and the late Philip Seymour Hoffman, but they'll also be keeping eyes peeled for a local actor as well.
Chattanooga artist Sandy Boone was thinking of Leonard Cohen — poet and singer for the beautiful losers — when she entered into the flow, a trance-like state that athletes call "The Zone."
My 8-year-old has developed an interest in the National Football League.