MORGANTOWN — The number of craft breweries in West Virginia has doubled in the last five years and more than a half dozen are in the planning stages, which means the state will be closing in on nearly three dozen beer makers.

Editor’s Note: In last week’s recipe for Shrimp Napalm in this column, the instructions said to “Place onion and garlic in blender or processor with any butter and all the remaining ingredients.” They should have specified “... all the remaining ingredients except the shrimp.”

It is crucial to begin the day with a good breakfast. Each night as you sleep, the body repairs itself. This repair process uses up the body’s store of amino acids, antioxidants, vitamins, and other nutrients. We wake up depleted and, unless we replenish lost nutrients, we are not able to ca…

I love this time of year when tailgating recipes are everywhere. I get so many ideas for home parties that have nothing to do with sports, being a sports-challenged household.

In local restaurant news, downtown’s Axes and Ales has new owners and expanded hours, a local sushi grill closes, a new Chinese buffet is on the way, a Spencer bakery is making waves and Habitat for Humanity wants your help picking which restaurant to feature at its upcoming “A Taste of ...”…

Busy fall days are in full swing around our house. School’s in session, kids have homework, sports, music lessons and plenty of other activities that keep families running. It’s time to think about time-savings in the kitchen.

After last week, I decided I’d better get the remaining cookie-palooza recipes from the first session to you now rather than later. Included with those recipes today are two that I received from readers that I have yet to make.

Tucker County is a special place. That statement doesn’t qualify as an epiphany for any of you who have had the pleasure of spending time in that region of the Potomac Highlands. But in addition to experiencing the many and varied recreational options in this wild and magnificent place, ther…

Funerals for Monday, November 11, 2019

Adkins, Tressa - 6 p.m., Bethel Baptist Church, Spring Hill.

Bailey, Melissa - 2 p.m., Honaker Funeral Home, Logan.

Bostic, Faye - 2 p.m., White Funeral Home, Summersville.

Cogar, Brenda - 2 p.m., Grant Cemetery, Winfield.

Conley, Billy - 6 p.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Conley, Virginia - 1 p.m., Taylor-Vandale Funeral Home, Spencer.

Ellis, Emert - 11 a.m., Evans Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Chapmanville.

Green, Judy - Noon, Stevens & Grass Funeral Home, Malden.

Hunter, Lauria - 1 p.m., Hafer Funeral Home, Elkview.

Mull, Melanie - 3 p.m., McGhee - Handley Funeral Home, West Hamlin.

Poveromo, Joseph - 7:30 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.

Shingleton, Carole - 11 a.m., Gatens-Harding Funeral Home Chapel, Poca.

Sigman Sr., Ralph - Noon, Casdorph & Curry Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Snyder, Jeffrey - 1 p.m., Leavitt Funeral Home, Parkersburg.

Taylor, Naomi - 1 p.m., Dodd & Reed Funeral Home, Webster Springs.

Taylor, Robert - 2 p.m., Matics Funeral Home Inc., Clendenin.

Webb, Roy - 1 p.m., Armstrong Funeral Home, Whitesville.

Williams, Jennie - 2 p.m., Bartlett-Nichols Funeral Home, St. Albans.

Wingo II, Rufus - 1 p.m., Tyler Mountain Memory Gardens, Cross Lanes.