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Today's Features

  • I’m not sure why it has taken me so long to discover chocolate-hazelnut spread. I didn’t really think of trying it until last year.

    To my great joy, it is delicious, especially when used in a recipe to make a tasty treat.

    Last year I found a delicious truffle to make with the ingredient and last week I ran across a recipe for Nutella Cheesecake.

    Picture a mind officially blown.

  • As part of downtown Elizabethtown’s Second Saturday event, Brown-Pusey House, Wild Earth Gallery and Sugar Fashion Cakes will host a progressive dinner from 5 to 8 p.m. Nov. 9.

    The meal starts at Wild Earth Gallery with salads and appetizers. Then, heavy hors d’ouevres will be served at Brown-Pusey House. Dinner wraps up with dessert at Sugar Fashion Cakes.

  • Hardin County AM Rotary Club President Daniel Tabb welcomes Doug Gebler and Janet Gebler to a recent meeting. Rotarian Doug Gebler spoke on behalf of Greenspace, about the trail system in and around the city of Elizabethtown. Additionally, he promoted the upcoming Trivia Night on Nov. 2, at Pritchard Community Center to raise proceeds to benefit Greenspace.

  • FFA volunteers from throughout the country will partner with Kids Against Hunger-Louisville during the National FFA Convention to produce 75,000 nutritious meals for hungry families throughout Central and Southern Kentucky and malnourished children in Haiti. More than 200 volunteers will work in assembly-line teams to create specially formulated vitamin-fortified meals.  

  • WJCR-FM 90.1 is showing its appreciation for listeners with a concert at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Hardin County Schools Performing Arts Center at John Hardin High School.

    “The Listener Appreciation Concert is our way of saying thank you for listening to and supporting our stations,” station manager Gary Richardson said. “Without the support of our listeners there would be no stations.”

  • Thank you to all of the runners, sponsors, donors and volunteers who made the USA Cares Run for Life race Sept. 28 the best one yet.Because of area support, Run for Life was a tremendous success. The goal of increasing the runners from last year, 111, was met and exceeded with a total of 312 registered runners.Through sponsorships, registrations and donations, we were able to raise $32k, which means more support for the military families we serve.

  • Some people like Halloween for ghosts and ghouls. Others, like me, are in it for candy and treats.

    I remember when you could bring homemade treats to school parties. Cookies, candy, popcorn and caramel apples also were a welcome treat.

    While schools have limited what homemade goods can be served in classrooms, you still can whip up tasty treats at home. Some are goodies the entire family can have fun making together. 

  • Here we are at the end of the month again and I have several interesting recipes for you.

    A reader emailed me and asked me about Mr. Gene Baskett’s Apple Banana Cherry Nut Bread from a recipe last year. It seems the original recipe didn’t specify the type of cherries. The Baskett family said it’s chopped maraschino cherries, the type often used for ice cream sundaes and such. This would be an excellent time to make some of these loaves and freeze them. The recipe calls for apples, which are in season.