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Holiday cleaning plan: make your bathroom shine

FORT WORTH, Texas: It’s easy to hide some rooms from guests. In contrast, the kitchen and bathroom are open to all. Last week we covered deep cleaning your kitchen. Equally important is the bathroom. The old axiom to clean “top to bottom, side to side” is the best way to accomplish your cleaning goals for ...

Easy to make: Thanksgiving holiday bourbon-pumpkin cheesecake

WASHINGTON: Pumpkin pie is a difficult guest at the Thanksgiving feast. Some people love it, more than a few hate it. It is often cloying and bland, a heavy, sickly-sweet mass of orange glop in a soggy, supermarket crust. It can be as predictable and boring as dry turkey breast. It’s obligatory to invite it to ...

NFL, Football, Eric Golub

Happy Thanksgiving: NFL 2018 Week 12 Preview and Bettor’s Guide

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA:  On this Thanksgiving, it is more than football and the NFL There are many people who are thankful they are alive. My home city of Los Angeles has been rocked by a shooting in Thousand Oaks and deadly wildfires that have incinerated home and destroyed lives. I am thankful that I am one ...

Turkey, Roast Turkey, How to Roast, Thanksgiving, Jacquie Kubin

How to roast the perfect Thanksgiving Turkey

WASHINGTON: Creating a turkey beautiful enough for a Rockwell painting is simply not that hard if you take the time to follow a few easy steps to success. Frozen turkeys could have been lying in a deep freeze for up to six months. Instead, purchase a fresh, antibiotic free farm raised turkey available from your butcher and ...

First Thanksgiving, Heart, Native Indians, Pilgrims,Thanksgiving, Division, America, Identity Politics, Allan Brownfield

Thanksgiving: A holiday whose history celebrates gratitude

SAN JOSE: The history of the Thanksgiving holiday has been romanticized to almost mythic proportions since the original event. As historical events fade into the past, the actual people and original events that occurred, take on mythic proportions. The First Thanksgiving Holiday The “First Thanksgiving” is one such event. If people were able to see it ...

Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving, Laurie Edward Tate

Friendsgiving: Sharing Thanksgiving with the families we choose

 SAN DIEGO: Families across America come together with loved ones on Thanksgiving.  Joyous in the spirit of gratefulness, families share the warmth of the hearth,  home, and traditional Thanksgiving dinners.  Unfortunately, for those without family, Thanksgiving can be a very lonely time. Whether due to distance, illness, or the loss of those we love, discovering new ways ...

Thanksgiving, Cranberry Salad, Pumpkin Pie, Claire Hickey

Thanksgiving recipes: Hazel’s Cranberry Salad and Mom’s Pumpkin Pie

FORT WORTH:  Thanksgiving means old family traditions, particularly when it comes to food. Like most families, our own favorite Thanksgiving recipes have been handed down throughout the generations. Every family has their favorites, from green bean casserole to Waldorf Salad.  At our house, we always serve two traditional Thanksgiving recipes – Cranberry Salad and Pumpkin ...

Vegan gluten free pumpkin pie is perfect for Thanksgiving

SAN DIEGO: Vegan Gluten Free Pumpkin Pie is the perfect pumpkin pie recipe for Thanksgiving dessert this season? Here it is! With only 10 ingredients and easy to make, it is the perfect Thanksgiving dessert and will delight holiday guests while ensuring appeal for those with special dietary needs. GO VEGAN WITH THIS THANKSGIVING FAVORITE Pumpkin ...