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‘Nutrition Nuts’ champion fun in fitness
Photos courtesy of TWO NUTRITION NUTS
‘Nutrition Nuts’ champion fun in fitness

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marshall University students Kelly McKinney and Matthew Robinson, a dynamic duo and self-proclaimed Two Nutrition Nuts, are becoming well known in the greater Huntington area for efforts to champion nutrition and fitness.

‘Nutrition Nuts’ champion fun in fitness
‘Nutrition Nuts’ champion fun in fitness

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Marshall University students Kelly McKinney and Matthew Robinson, a dynamic duo and self-proclaimed Two Nutrition Nuts, are becoming well known in the greater Huntington area for efforts to champion nutrition and fitness....

Wayne nonprofit raising funds for tenant-run cafe
Wayne nonprofit raising funds for tenant-run cafe

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wayne, West Virginia, located just 20 miles south of Huntington, has all of the typical features of a small town ­— a post office, library, bank, school system, churches, county courthouse — but what it...

Counter Intelligence: Wedding shortbread cookies
Counter Intelligence: Wedding shortbread cookies

By April Hamilton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The butter’s perfume still envelopes me even though my bake-a-thon was a week ago. Seven pounds of butter, proportionally blended with flour, rice flour, superfine sugar and a hefty pinch of...

Expect a ‘ramp’age to hit the East End this weekend
Expect a ‘ramp’age to hit the East End this weekend

Ramps have gone from being foraged greens favored among the very poor to a rising star on the fine dining scene.

Locally, people still go out and pick their own wild leeks from secret patches all over the West Virginia but, just as often, they...

From the Kitchen: Lasagna in the skillet

I can’t let this date slip by without warning all procrastinators out there that the income tax boogie man is watching.

That doesn’t have anything at all to do with food, unless you are harried and snowed under with accounting...

Farmer spreads cultivation of ramps to the world
Farmer spreads cultivation of ramps to the world

RICHWOOD, W.Va. — You could say Glen Facemire was destined to be a ramp farmer, given his lifelong connection with the wild leek.

“I asked my dad how long I had been fooling with ramps, and he...

Chef’s Challenge raises funds with food
Chef’s Challenge raises funds with food

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Covenant House’s fifth annual Chef’s Challenge fundraiser, scheduled for Saturday from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Charleston Civic Center, is projected to be the largest to date.

“We have less than 30...

Counter Intelligence: Inside-out chicken Parmesan
Counter Intelligence: Inside-out chicken Parmesan

By April Hamilton

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Who wants to play “What’s in the fridge?” After returning from a recent road trip that included everything but home cooking, I was craving a home-cooked meal. I had to resort to...

Food Network takes a bite of West Virginia
Food Network takes a bite of West Virginia

Film crews from the Food Network brought their appetites to West Virginia this week, filming several episodes for at least two shows at popular eateries in Huntington and Charleston on Tuesday.

“They wanted me to have a couple of ribs...

Community agriculture plans deliver farm-fresh food
Community agriculture plans deliver farm-fresh food

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — You may not want to grow your own food, raise livestock or tend to coops of chickens laying eggs — something many of our ancestors did because they had to. But you can still access hand-picked, farm-fresh foods, fresh ...

Lewisburg Chocolate Fest features cocoa spiriters
Lewisburg Chocolate Fest features cocoa spiriters

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Visitors to the ninth annual Lewisburg Chocolate Festival this coming Saturday can expect a chocolate wonderland full of sweet treats and unexpected delights, thanks to inventive chefs like Gina Lang, of Greenbrier Valley...

Sushi chef ends travels, opens restaurant
Sushi chef ends travels, opens restaurant

CROSS LANES, W.Va. — Growing up in the mountainous Fujian Province of southern China, Daniel Zheng’s parents made very clear what kind of career path they wanted him to take.

“My father is a doctor. My father’s father ...

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