Since this is pumpkin season, the column is devoted to two reader-favorite recipes this week involving this tasty autumn garden goodie. There will be more about the happenings in the Eicher household next week.
By Lovina Eicher
- Comics for a cure KILDEER, Ill. — It could be a plot from a classic comic book: A mild-mannered boy with the good Spidey sense to treat his comics like priceless manuscripts grows into a man who must use the valuable collection to fight his greatest foe, a rare diseas
- Tongue-controlled wheelchairs WASHINGTON — An experimental device is letting paralyzed people drive wheelchairs simply by flicking their tongue in the right direction. Key to this wireless system: Users get their tongue pierced with a magnetic stud that resembles jewelry and acts
- Amish cook serves up warm soup on cold day We had a few days of sunshine this week. The girls took advantage of it and raked up the rest of the leaves in our yard. We still have some here and there but the most part of them are picked up. What a relief before the weather gets too much cooler!
- Soup kitchen chef ST. PAUL, Minn. — Jeff Ansorge once commanded a staff of 17 and made around $80,000 a year as executive chef at a posh downtown Minneapolis restaurant where a 24-ounce dry aged Porterhouse steak goes for $48. But he gave it all up to become the head
- Sixty-six years and counting As 16-year-old Polly Thompson was cheering at a high school basketball game in the small town of Evening Shade, Ark., the power suddenly went out. Polly and her friend decided there was no reason to stick around the darkened gym, so they walked to a
- Dog doo DNA BRAINTREE, Mass. (AP) — Apartment and condo managers, dogged by complaints from those who've experienced the squishy and smelly sensation of stepping onto a pile of dog doo, are turning to DNA testing to identify the culprits who don't clean up after
- There might be another way Ever come to a point in your life when you did not know what to do and you were very frustrated? One night Simon Peter spoke to Jesus concerning his and his group's inability to catch fish. Jesus suggests another technique. Let’s look in on that con
- Fade to black TERRE HAUTE (AP) — The projectionist behind the first movie shown in the Indiana Theatre nearly 92 years ago would likely feel right at home in that same booth today. The technology of 35-millimeter film remains virtually unchanged since the Indiana'
- Generation unfit DALLAS (AP) — Today's kids can't keep up with their parents. An analysis of studies on millions of children around the world finds they don't run as fast or as far as their parents did when they were young. On average, it takes children 90 seconds lo
- Easy, delicious turkey recipe There are all kinds of ways to prepare a Thanksgiving turkey, many of them beyond tedious. The key to a juicy turkey is simple, however. You need to keep the liquid from evaporating. This means cooking the bird in a covered pot. Basting, which involv
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