It’s known by a few different names: pull candy, cream candy, cream pull candy, Kentucky pull candy, pulled cream candy and myriad combinations of the aforementioned terms.
Another school year and another year of packed lunches. I wish my daughter ate at school more often, but she would rather eat a meal from home.
So, it has come to this: You’re looking at the jewel-like jars of jams at your favorite Capitol Market shops and you really, really, really want to reach for that In a Jam Tomato Jam or the peach jam or the cherry jam. But, you think, you still have a couple of open jars at home.
There’s something about a peach — the sweet smell, the fuzzy skin, the juicy first bite —that just tells you summer is really on!
We love a summer gathering with traditional summer fare – hot dogs, hamburgers, ribs, steaks, potato salad, three bean salad and corn on the cob. Yet, somewhere between Memorial Day and Labor Day, we start to think about having a picnic with a little something different.
What’s for dinner? Is there anything more frustrating to hear from our children? It’s almost as bad as, “Are we there yet?”
You know that magical moment when you approach a clearing in woods? The sun is dripping through tall, overhead trees, and springy green moss covers stones. You see those whimsical ferns popping up from the ground with furled green fronds — seemingly from an enchanting story.
West Virginia is often referred to as the northern-most southern state and southern-most northern state. And, it’s smackdab in the middle of Appalachia.
The Irish arrived in large numbers to Western Virginia at the turn of the 19th century. They helped build some of the earliest transportation networks, including the National Road in Wheeling and the James River & Kanawha Turnpike that ran from the state of Virginia to Virginia Point in Ceredo.