The essence of crumb cake is the balance between the buttery cake and the thick, lightly spiced topping.
This simple butternut squash soup is little more than squash, cooking liquid, and a few aromatic ingredients; it comes together easily yet is creamy and deeply flavorful.
With a tangy, rich flavor and velvety consistency, cheesecake's characteristic qualities make it well-suited to variation: Lemon cheesecake, chocolate cheesecake, and berry cheesecake are all common. But our favorite variation might just be pumpkin cheesecake.
It's a Wednesday night, something after 9 p.m., and the Lab Rats have reported for practice in Mississippi State's Allen Hall. It's a twice-weekly appointment they keep, one that hones their improv comedy chops for the monthly shows they put on for the public. Making an audience laugh isn't a matter of luck or chance -- it takes some skills.
Local mailboxes will soon contain a letter My Book of Lowndes County volunteers hope recipients will not ignore. So do many children throughout the county, whether they know it or not.
The Starkville Area Arts Council's fourth annual Art in the Park takes place Saturday, Oct. 13 from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Starkville's McKee Park. This children's art festival is a free event, designed to inspire and promote creativity in elementary and preschool children.
Novelist Steve Yarbrough returns to Columbus as the keynote author for the 30th annual Eudora Welty Writers' Symposium Oct. 18-20, at Mississippi University for Women.
Author Michael Farris Smith of Oxford, and formerly of Columbus, will be the guest author Thursday, Oct. 11 at Books and Authors at the Starkville Public Library.
This summer has seemed endless: hot, humid and just miserable. As a gardener, I know, or maybe hope, relief will soon be on the way.
Everyone has their favorite season, but to me autumn is the best, a time to set out a little stuff for winter and next spring while wrapping up the summer garden, then basking in recollections.
A $20 million, five-year grant from the National Science Foundation will spur creative discovery and economic opportunities through Mississippi's research universities.
United Way leaders have launched a major food drive to help restock area food pantries and feed hungry families across a four-county area that includes Oktibbeha, Choctaw, Webster and Winston Counties.
Starkville's Second Baptist Church's parish of approximately 300 members recently donated more than 150 uniform items to the Starkville Oktibbeha County School District (SOCSD) Clothes Closets.
Few things convince us that autumn will eventually make an appearance more than pumpkins. Whatever color, shape or size they are, pumpkins put us in mind of crisper days ahead, leaves skittering across the road and holidays to soon celebrate.
Mexican hot chocolate is a beloved beverage made from chocolate (yup, got it) and often cinnamon and another spice or two to bring up the heat.
Lobster is not the only crustacean that benefits from roasting.
Grilled cheese has a kids' menu reputation, but just a few tweaks make it a sophisticated dinner option.