Entering vernal equinox

Your sign predictions for astrological new year By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor Aries (March 21-April 20): Your birthday corresponds with the beginning of the zodiac new year. Reserve time for some well-needed emotional spring cleaning. Remember that your internal and external wellness are closely linked, so save some time for self-care as well. […]

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As winter closes

  Your sign predictions for remaining month of winter  By Alexandra Lachine, Arts and Entertainment Editor  Pisces (Feb. 20-March 20): The Sun is in your sector for your astrological season, illuminating a private, quiet section of your chart. Rest, relax and reconnect with your inner voice. The Sun and Mercury will clash with Jupiter, your planet […]

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Soul Food Recipes

By Chrissy Begle, Layout and Design Editor   Southern turnip greens and ham hocks   (from myrecipes.com)   Ingredients:   1 3/4 lbs. ham hocks, rinsed  2 qts. water  2 bunches fresh turnip greens with roots, about 10 lbs.  1 tbsp. sugar  Directions:   Boil water in 8 qt. Dutch oven, adding ham hocks. Reduce heat and simmer 1 ½ hours […]

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Value Valentine’s Fare

Recipes to make with your sweetheart that will satisfy both your wallet and your palate By Chrissy Begle, Layout and Design Editor   Broccoli with lemon crumbs  (from myrecipes.com)   Ingredients:   1 large bunch broccoli, cut into florets   Freshly ground black pepper to taste  ½ tsp. kosher salt  1 lemon  2 tbsp. butter  2 slices whole-wheat bread  Directions:   […]

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Meals in a mug

Ingredients, a mug and a microwave are all you need for these recipes Compiled By Chrissy Beagle, Layout and Design Editor Ingredients: 4 tbsp. flour 1⁄8 tsp. baking powder 1⁄16 tsp. baking soda 1⁄8 tsp. salt 3 tbsp. milk 1 tbsp. olive oil Marinara Sauce Mozzarella Pepperoni Dried Italian herbs Directions: 1. Mix the flour, […]

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