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Try a custard pie for Pi Day

When it comes to pie, everyone has a favorite, from bright citrus key lime to the dark decadence of chocolate silk. There are fruit lovers who demand all pies have a double crust and go well with ice cream, and there are those who delight in creamy pudding mixed with coconut or bananas. Then there are the pumpkin lovers who argue a pie without a squash isn't a pie at all. Around our house we love them all, but there is one pie we love the best: the cheesecake.

March 13, 2015 | Jana Stocks Brown Deseret News | Life


Festive foods for St. Patrick's Day

Did you know that St. Patrick was an English missionary who shared the message of Christianity with the people of Ireland and that his color was actually blue? (See history.com and catholic.org.) Or that corned beef was an American food that Irish immigrants ate when they moved to New York? (See history.com.)

March 13, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


A Greek-style pizza pie for Pi Day

There were many who tried — the Babylonians around 1990 B.C., the Egyptians in 1650 B.C. and others — but it was a Greek mathematician, Archimedes, born in 287 B.C. in Italy, who figured out the closest value for pi, the ratio of a circle's circumference to its diameter, according to "A History of Π" on exploratorium.edu.

March 13, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


Easy Cat in the Hat parfaits

For many people, one of their first introductions to reading was through the crazy colors, characters and meter of the writings of Dr. Seuss. These stories also introduce a lot of fun and crazy foods, from green eggs and ham to truffula fruit and yink, ink, pink, drink! With Dr. Seuss' birthday, and National Read Across America Day, approaching on March 2, it's a great time to brush off your books and create some Seussian celebration foods.

February 27, 2015 | Jana Stocks Brown Deseret News | Life


Who hands over the statuettes at the Academy Awards?

GLENDALE, Calif. - Six Hollywood hopefuls instantly became insiders when they won spots on the film academy's Team Oscar, and their superstar access began deep inside Disney's archives.

February 22, 2015 | The Associated Press | Life


A dish to help celebrate Chinese New Year

In anticipation of the Chinese New Year, the house is swept clean of all of the "dust" from the past year so the new year will begin free from old troubles. Then begins a 16-day celebration called Chinese New Year, or the Spring Festival, according to travelchinaguide.com.

February 18, 2015 | Pam McMurtry Deseret News | Life


How do lovers find each other? In lots of ways

No two Valentine's stories are alike.

February 15, 2015 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life




Consumer Qs: Turnips don't go out of style

Question: Are purple top turnips going out of style? I only saw white ones at the grocery store last week. Can white turnips be used the same way?

February 01, 2015 | Georgia Department of Agriculture Special to the Herald | Life


Skymall filing for bankruptcy

NEW YORK - Apparently, airline passengers aren't buying enough garden gnomes, superhero pajamas and heated cat shelters. SkyMall has filed for bankruptcy.

January 25, 2015 | Scott Mayerowitz The Associated Press | Life


God and the gridiron

Did God lift Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson's overtime pass into the end zone last Sunday, rewarding the prayerful Christian player with a championship victory and a trip to the Super Bowl?

January 25, 2015 | By CATHY LYNN GROSSMAN Religion News Service | Life


Backyard birding

Winter is here, the tree branches are bare, and the outdoor landscape can be, well, a bit drab this time of the year. But it doesn't have to be.

January 04, 2015 | By EDDIE LEDBETTER | Life


Children's drawings can depict family problems

Next time your 6-year-old says, "Look at the picture I drew mommy," take a good look.

December 28, 2014 | Kelsey Clark Deseret News | Life


Multiracial marriages on the rise, according to study

An influx of immigrants has sparked diversity and more multiracial marriages in America, according to a Brookings Institution article that notes whites are the most likely partner.

December 28, 2014 | Lois M. Collins Deseret News | Life


Happy birth-week to these celebs

Dec. 28: Comic book creator Stan Lee ("Spider-Man," ''The Incredible Hulk") is 92. Actor Martin Milner ("Adam 12," ''Route 66") is 83. Actress Nichelle Nichols ("Star Trek") is 82. Actress Maggie Smith is 80. Saxophonist Charles Neville of the Neville Brothers is 76. Singer-keyboardist Edgar Winter is 68. Actor Denzel Washington is 60. Country singer Joe Diffie is 56. Drummer Mike McGuire of Shenandoah is 56. Country singer-guitarist Marty Roe of Diamond Rio is 54. Actor Malcolm Gets ("Caroline in the City") is 50. Comedian Seth Meyers ("Saturday Night Live") is 41. Actor Brendan Hines ("Lie to Me") is 38 ...

December 28, 2014 | The Associated Press Special to the Herald | Life


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Bulloch History with Roger Allen: The origin of Lotts Creek, Ogeecheeton, Piddleville

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

February 11, 2018 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: No talking can be the cure for common childhood fears

A true story: When my daughter, Amy, was a pre-teen, she became anxious about going to sleep because of fears of dying in the middle ...

February 11, 2018 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: Feelings are the key for gun issues

We're a month, more or less, into the new year and America has already suffered two school shootings. As usual, the usual voices are ...

February 04, 2018 | | Life


Fun with the Family with Julie Lavender: February is meant for family fun

Not really sure why the month that spotlights all-things love and kisses and hearts is the shortest month of the year, but that just means ...

February 04, 2018 | | Life


Thinking of God with Larry Sheehy: Some things the church needs and must have

Although some are unlikely to admit it, people can get along without many of the things so much a part of modern existence: big cars ...

February 04, 2018 | | Life


Lessons learned from London Bridge

I was only 6 when my family moved from Mikell Street and yet it remains, all these years later, my neighborhood. The people who lived ...

February 04, 2018 | By Kathy Bradley | Life


Dr. Charles Bonds II: Headed for greatness

"Hey, Google! - Who taught in Wrens and Valdosta from 1966-1972; moved to Statesboro, and became the first black professor at Georgia Southern University in 1973 ...

February 04, 2018 | By ENOLA G. MOSLEY, Ed.D. English Dept., Statesboro High School | Life


Are you brave enough to take the polar plunge?

The annual Polar Bear Plunge was held Thursday at Georgia Southern University's Recreation Activity Center.

February 04, 2018 | Photos by SCOTT BRYANT | staff | Life


On Aging with Dr. Roger Branch Sr.: Finding care for all the caregivers

Kudos to Guido Bible College and the Lodge at Bethany for the free workshop for caregivers, which they provided on Jan. 20.

January 29, 2018 | | Life


Some Kinda Good with Rebekah Faulk Lingenfelser: Tasty ways to cook with venison

Deer season ended in early January, and thanks to the hunting skills of my good looking husband, Kurt, we've got a freezer full of ...

January 29, 2018 | | Life


Bulloch History with Roger Allen: Shearwood Railway connects Nevils to Tybee Island

Note: The following is part of a series of columns looking at the founding and general history of southeast Georgia and Bulloch County.

January 29, 2018 | | Life


Parenting Advice with John Rosemond: The 'awesome child' leaves no room to stand criticism

In Raleigh, North Carolina, on the backside of the Department of Education building is a structure known as the Education Wall. Completed in 1992, the ...

January 29, 2018 | | Life


Elizabeth Cook back in the Boro for Feb. 1 show

In June 2012, a Georgia Southern University graduate appeared on the Late Show with David Letterman, and she made him laugh.

January 29, 2018 | By ANGYE MORRISON amorrison@connectstatesboro.com | Life


Hot meals and warm hugs

The effects of Hurricane Irma were widespread at an unprecedented level, with the entire states of Florida and Georgia experiencing her wrath. In Statesboro and ...

September 17, 2017 | Scott Bryant Herald Staff | Life


Deen Day Smith Awards - Past Honorees

Man of the Decade

May 04, 2017 | | Life


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