Wednesday, April 08, 2020
Do you prefer cookies or bars? I stand with bars. Simply put, they are easy to bake — just spread the batter in one pan at once. I also prefer the texture of a bar, with its crunchy top and crisp edges that give way to gooey center that melts in the mouth. And lastly, I think bars store bett…
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
Today marks the beginning of the eight-day Jewish holiday known as Passover, which commemorates the Hebrews’ liberation from slavery following a series of plagues that swept through ancient Egypt. But this year, a modern-day pandemic is changing the way the festival is celebrated.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
SNOW HILL — A state order that closed all hair and beauty salons on March 25 cut off the livelihood of dozens of area business and more individuals, but most say they understand it had to be done.
Everything is getting canceled, which is for the best. Many had looked forward to celebrations: concerts, music festivals, birthdays, graduations, proms, etc.
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Sunday, April 05, 2020
I wish it hadn’t happened.
Saturday, April 04, 2020
“Bad plant, bad!”
Reading obituaries during the social restrictions of a pandemic adds another layer of sadness. But so many incomplete arrangements mean it’s likely to be a summer of belated celebrations of life.
Friday, April 03, 2020
Every now and then, while a priest is traveling or out running errands, a stranger will approach and ask: “Father, will you hear my confession?”
Greene County’s Nooherooka Natural is today’s vendor of the week at the Leroy James Farmers Market.
Wednesday, April 01, 2020
One of Hollywood’s most popular tropes is the introduction of a character who is in a rut.
Editor’s note: Hot Dish is staying at home this week with a couple of Christina’s specialties.
Q What are pulses? I am trying to eat more plants and a friend said I should eat pulses? FJ, Greenville.
Sunday, March 29, 2020
Q DEAR HARRIETTE: I just went to the doctor and had to speak to an administrator. When our meeting was over, she reached out to give me a fist bump. I was so surprised, I wasn’t sure what to do. At least she wasn’t offering me her hand to shake — but seriously? She works at a health institut…
Q Dear Carolyn: So I have come to the sad conclusion that my aunt hates me, and there is nothing I can do about it. I went to live with my grandmother, her mom, after losing my parents. My grandmother is and has always been very good to me. Losing my dad was very hard for my grandmother, but…