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From the Kitchen: A last minute menu addition

I didn’t want to drop a recipe on you so close to the dinner you probably already have planned, but this one may need squeezed in.

If you are deep-frying a turkey and are wondering where the gravy might be coming from (beyond the jar or...

From the Kitchen: A last minute menu addition

I didn’t want to drop a recipe on you so close to the dinner you probably already have planned, but this one may need squeezed in.

If you are deep-frying a turkey and are wondering where the gravy might be coming from (beyond the jar or...

Smooth Ambler Spirits expands reach
Smooth Ambler Spirits expands reach

MAXWELTON — Rock music blared this week as bottles were filled with whiskey at the Smooth Ambler Spirits distillery in Greenbrier County. The young company is one of hundreds of distilleries and craft...

Innerviews: Passion for antiques inspired 18th-century “dream home”
Innerviews: Passion for antiques inspired 18th-century “dream home”

The quintessential tomboy, she wanted to be a coach, an uncommon aspiration back then. By default, she got a degree in economics. She wound up a housewife (remember that word?) with two young children and a husband who traveled constantly. Always, she ...

Will “Normal Barbie” find a “Normal Ken”?

Now that a “Normal Barbie” doll has debuted, featuring realistic body dimensions with optional stretch marks and acne patch accessories, Barbie’s buff BFF Ken must be getting pretty nervous.

Proportions for the new Lammily...

Branson: A home away from home for the holidays
Branson: A home away from home for the holidays

BRANSON, Mo. — As the popular Christmas carol chimes, “There’s no place like home for the holidays.” But then, Al Stillman — who wrote those famous lyrics — must have never...

PR society gives Arnold lifetime achievement award
PR society gives Arnold lifetime achievement award

The West Virginia Chapter of the Public Relations Society of America presented its lifetime achievement award Wednesday night to Linda Arnold, the former chairwoman and CEO of The Arnold Agency, a director of communications under Gov. Jay Rockefeller, ...

WV Design Team: Game plan for Christmas decor
WV Design Team: Game plan for Christmas decor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — “Fa la la la la …”

“It’s the most wonderful time of the year …”

“Have yourself a merry little Christmas …”

“I’m dreaming...

Family hopes to learn fate of WWII soldier
Family hopes to learn fate of WWII soldier

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The family has only the slimmest of leads — a time-worn photograph of a good-looking, smiling World War II soldier, an Army paratrooper.

But with that yellowed photo and a scant few other details, Jacqueline...

Pet of the Week: Nov. 23, 2014
Pet of the Week: Nov. 23, 2014

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — John “Duke” Wayne is a mixed-breed cat who happened to end up at the animal shelter at just the right time.

“We had lost our older cat — cancer — and while we were at the shelter...

Beers to You: Brining your bird? Add a craft beer

By Rich Ireland

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I am sure local fire departments all across the U.S. are thankful that the deep-fried turkey craze has significantly waned. The latest trend in “turkey technology” is the (much safer than...

Smell the Coffee: Set a time limit, then wallow

By Karin Fuller

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — I’ve had a rough couple of weeks.

Without going into any potentially litigious details, it was the kind of drama that would’ve delighted both Jerry Springer and Judge Judy.

It...

CindySays: Habits to be thankful for

By Cindy Boggs

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — That scrumptious holiday known as Thanksgiving is upon us.

For weeks, I’ve written and rewritten menus, stalked my favorite chef’s websites for a new slant on an old recipe....

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