Meal preparation, food safety during a power failure

Meal preparation, food safety during a power failure

This time of year, we are very likely to have afternoon thunderstorms in which we lose power. After a power failure, you might not have air conditioni...

July 13th, 2017 |  


Eggplant is one of the most exotic of all vegetables in appearance, taste and history. Until 100 years ago, it was grown in America primarily as an or...

July 7th, 2017 |  


Achieving sweetness without the calories

Achieving sweetness without the calories

If you have a sweet tooth, you’re not alone. It’s hard to find someone who doesn’t like sweets. In fact, studies with infants show t...

June 29th, 2017 |  


Benton and Marchant are wed

Benton and Marchant are wed

Catherine Connor Benton of Elizabethtown and Curtis Shane Marchant of Belville were married June 10, 2017, on the Veranda at River Landing Country Clu...

June 29th, 2017 |  


It may be time to try tofu

It may be time to try tofu

Although once only found in Asian food markets, this seemingly bland food can miraculously take on the flavor of its surrounding ingredients making it...

June 23rd, 2017 |  


Bladen Central classes hold reunion

Bladen Central classes hold reunion

ELIZABETHTOWN — June 9-10 was an exciting time in Elizabethtown for more than 100 members, friends and former faculty of the graduating classes ...

June 22nd, 2017 |  


Tatum’s announce birth of son

Tatum’s announce birth of son

ELIZABETHTOWN — Matthew and Michele Tatum of Elizabethtown announce the birth of their son, Weston Blake Tatum.Weston was born at 8:36 p.m. on M...

June 16th, 2017 |  


Peppers are a vegetable used in a variety of dishes as seasoning, garnish, main dish, and relish. Peppers are na­tive to tropical America and wer...

June 15th, 2017 |  


Start the summer enjoying local blueberries

Start the summer enjoying local blueberries

There’s nothing more delicious than blueberries. A staple of our early ancestors, they’re as much a part of our heritage as country quilts...

June 9th, 2017 |  


Organic produce versus conventional produce

Organic produce versus conventional produce

Organic farmers focus their efforts on renewable resources and the conservation of water and soil. Most organic foods cost 10 to 40 percent more than ...

June 2nd, 2017 |