| Sep 18, 2011
| 4:28 AM
Ms. Shirley's Award-winning Sweet Potato Pie
- 2 cups flour
- 1 cup shortening
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/2 tsp. salt
Mix flour and salt, then add shortening. Mix with a fork until particles are the size of a pea.
Add water and...
| Nov 17, 2011
Absolutely no one cared that the Thanksgiving turkey was growing colder by the moment, along with the garlic-and-herb potato gratin and the caramelized chestnuts and Brussels sprouts tossed in a velvety cider vinegar braise.
But there was plenty of...
| Mar 6, 2008
First impressions: Smokin M's sits on a thoroughly charmless stretch of Roosevelt Road in Forest Park, across from a strip mall and a Taco Bell. It's housed in a nondescript, low-slung brick building. But walk inside and inhale.
The smell of smoking meat...
| Nov 26, 2009
Soldiers from the 4th Stryker Brigade, 2nd Infantry Division said goodbye to their families and left for Iraq a few months ago. On Thanksgiving, the Fort Lewis based unit did their best to celebrate the holiday.
They are thousands of miles from home...