WILSON’S LOCAL PRINT AND DIGITAL COMMUNITY INSTITUTION SINCE 1896
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When I was a student at Atlantic Christian College, I went to the World’s Fair in Knoxville, Tennessee, with a group of students and teachers involved with the Undergraduate Fellows program. I got up very early on the morning we left … more
“Cheesecakes are my favorite dessert to bake,” is not what you usually hear from someone who enjoys baking. Cupcakes, cakes or cookies are usually the go-to dessert for most. I started baking … more
I have a lot of cookbooks. Cookbooks on two shelves in my kitchen, cookbooks on a bookshelf in my den, cookbooks stacked on the cedar chest at the foot of my bed. And even more cookbooks at work. When it came time for the newspaper to move from … more
I don’t always think outside the lunchbox when it comes to making sandwiches. Sure, I sometimes buy sandwich rolls for ham sandwiches or a favorite sunflower seed loaf for grilled pimento … more
There’s been a hint of fall in the air the last few weeks. I’m not sure if it’s from the cooler temperatures, the stray yellow leaves I’ve seen on my porch or the flood of pumpkin spice food products popping up on store shelves. Right … more
Who knew Googling “tipsy cake” would yield hundreds of pictures and thousands of recipes? Certainly not me! If you add “trifle” to the search — and after all, a tipsy cake is the … more
Will you be watching the Super Bowl on Sunday? If you aren’t tuning in to root for the Patriots or the Falcons, maybe you’re planning to watch Luke Bryan sing the national anthem or Lady Gaga perform during halftime. Or maybe … more
You can pinch most body fat, right? You can take two fingers and tug at least an inch from the backside of your arms, but did you know that there is fat that you can’t tug hiding deep within your body? It’s true. Over the past couple of … more
If you’re a fan of traditional French onion soup — and who isn’t? — you’re going to love this burger. It’s kitted out with all of the ingredients that make the soup such a treasure — tender, browned onions, beef broth, red wine, … more
It is easy enough to put out bag after bag of chips during a Sunday football-watching party, or any other gathering for that matter. And it's not much harder to go the extra step and put those chips into an actual bowl ... you know, if you're … more
Halloween has always been a fun night for my family — for both the adults and children. The kids have always loved to go trick-or-treating, of course, and the adults have a lot of fun handing … more
Beef ribs are all the rage in the barbecue world these days. I first saw beef ribs 20 years ago in Nassau, Bahamas. Looking for the best local food, I asked a taxi driver to take me to his favorite restaurant. He took me to a barbecue shack way … more
Anything as rewarding and fun as couponing can be addicting. Once you start couponing and saving big, it can be hard to stop or slow down. Many people who are new to couponing, after experiencing their first coupon “high,” that rush … more
Julia Newton has had lots of tomatoes this summer, and as the season winds down, she is coming up with new ways to prepare them. “I have been trying desperately to use up my tomato harvest this year,” she said. One of her most recent … more
A few years ago, I discovered the fantastic world of  kids’ consignment sales. As a parent, you quickly realize that buying kids’ items at retail prices does not make financial sense, especially if you’re only going to use … more
There are lots of diets out there right now, including those featuring “low-carb” options. Cutting back on carbohydrates is not necessarily a bad thing. Cutting back or cutting out refined … more
Every year about this time, Bruce Tingle with the Sertoma Club of Wilson brings some peanuts to my office. The peanuts, prepared by Williamson Peanuts of Sims, are always popular in the newsroom. … more
I tried something totally new last week with banana nut bread. I roasted the bananas before mixing them into the batter. Yes, roasted. In the peel. As many banana bread recipes as I have tried … more
I always try to serve my family healthy foods. I don’t always succeed, but I try. Luckily, we love fresh fruits and vegetables at my house (most of us, at least), and I try to work our favorites into our meals. This is an important part of … more
ROME — From specialty shops in Rome to supermarkets around the world, lovers of Italian olive oil are in for some sticker shock this year, with prices due to jump by as much as 20 percent. The combination of bad weather and pests hit the … more
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