Green beans are a delicious reminder of summer’s bountiful harvest. Our small crop yields enough green beans to eat fresh and preserve. I usually can several quarts that I will later fix in the traditional Appalachian manner with bacon and onions. I make a small batch of pickled beans and th…

... to Johni Alexander, a senior flutist from Buffalo High School, who received honorable mention in the West Virginia Symphony Orchestra’s Andrew and Amy Vaughan Fellowship Program for 2019. Alexander is a member of Buffalo High School concert and marching bands and served as field commande…

Last year, my cousin Lois Ann asked me multiple times to attend her wedding. Because she and I reconnected last year when my mother’s health began to fail, I wanted very much to be at the ceremony. And yet, getting there seemed impossible.

If you have visited Germany, you are probably familiar with Brotchen, a small, hard roll that is traditionally served at breakfast.

A few weeks ago, one of my husband’s dreams came true. You see, Tony’s favorite movie ever is “The Replacements,” a film about a fictional professional football league experiencing a players’ strike. The movie was released in 2000, just three years after an actual NFL players’ strike.

This Saturday is probably one of the oddest holidays celebrated in North America: Groundhog Day. The day we forego our technology and science and ask an overweight rodent for the long-term weather forecast.