STAFF BLOG SHESAYSTV The Great Indoors: Aussie gives tips on ribs, shrimp
Dont be surprised if Paul Awesome Aussie Mackay greets you at his booth at Happy Harrys Ribfest with a huge elk-handled knife.
We keep it around for when they start playing around with us, he says.
... Posted on 7/24/13 at 5:58 PM
Here are a few things you probably don’t know about WDAY-TV anchor Kerstin Kealy: Her nickname is “Sheriff,” she coaches girls’ basketball in her free time and she has the most wicked of all golf swings.
If you’ve ever had “Go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras” on your bucket list, better get a move on. This is the weekend to do it. Mardi Gras is French for “Fat Tuesday” which is next Tuesday. It’s a day to indulge prior to Ash Wednesday and the beginning of the Lenten season. New Orleans marks Mardi Gras with parades, parties and photos you wouldn’t want to share on Facebook.
I find any excuse I can to bake a cake: birthdays, new babies, going away parties, boredom, you name it and I bake it. I even baked a cake after watching Season 3 of “Downton Abbey.” I think I figured buttercream frosting would help me forget the depressing turn of events in the Crawley family.
If you’re like a lot of Americans (except maybe those living in Seattle) the highlight of the recent blowout Super Bowl wasn’t the game play or even the less than groundbreaking commercials, it was the food. We pig out that day and we like it! Well, now you have another chance. It might not be the Super Bowl, but why not throw a Winter Olympics party?
The Winter Olympics are just two weeks away and I’m as excited as Al Michaels calling the Russian game. When it comes to Olympics, make mine winter, please. The summer games are great, but there’s something about the winter sports. I remember being so inspired by Dorothy Hamill’s figure skating gold in the 1976 Winter Olympics that my sister and I set our alarms to start training the very next morning. We lasted about 20 minutes at the nearby outdoor rink before home and hot chocolate called. Would-be fame and glory shattered by Swiss Miss.
They are those nasty little food surprises that can wreck your day. You think you’re being healthy by choosing granola for breakfast over a plate of bacon only to find out, calorically speaking, that the bacon can be the better choice.
I’m a sucker for the newest fitness trends. Whatever the latest buzz, I usually like to give it a try (except maybe that Prancercise thing. That lady kind of freaks me out). So when my friend Nicole Phillips started posting on Facebook about how much she was loving aerial yoga, I thought, why not give it a try?
Sugar cookies are a staple of the Christmas season. What other cookie can literally be molded into any Christmas symbol you can imagine? Heck, if given enough dough, you could make a life-size representation of Will Ferrell’s “Elf.”
It’s become something of a tradition with my family. As Thanksgiving Day breaks, I pick up my paper (remember everyone: lift with the legs. That’s a heavy sucker). I read through the articles. I’m a good Forum Communications employee, right? But it’s not long before my daughters and I break into the inserts.
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