My father, Howard, was in the Air Force and my mother, Angeline, was a homemaker. They didn’t have a lot of money to buy Christmas presents fo…

The holiday season is a time when families across the globe look forward to the traditions they’ve passed down from generation to generation. …

I wish this movie had been called “Freaky Friday the 13th.” The film is a cross between “Freaky Friday” and “Friday the 13th.” It also takes p…

Calling all Wisconsin fourth, fifth and six graders: It’s time to get out your paint and colored pencils for the third annual poster contest t…

For once, I have something nice to say about the sparse schedule of theatrical releases while studios push back their surefire hits until they…

Most people eat more at Thanksgiving dinner than they consume in a normal day, and then continue overeating at year-end. So it helps to have a…

I was shopping in an ethnic grocery store when I saw a huge pile of fresh Prickly Pear cactus pads in the produce section. Prickly Pear cactus…

A large pile of bright orange pumpkins is my visual celebration of the beginning of fall. References to pumpkins date back many centuries. The…

There’s an old saying that the best way to prepare freshly picked corn is to have a pot of water boiling in the corn patch so that you can coo…

When tomatoes and peppers are ripe and plentiful, folks will wonder what to do with all that produce. Salsa is one good option.

It's August, and that means I'm busily trying to figure out a way to preserve the smells and flavors of my favorite vegetables. I enjoy stocki…

Steaks are one of the most popular types of grilled meats. Chuck steaks are a tasty alternative to more expensive steaks. While not as tender …

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