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  • Painting Christmas Cookies with Kylee’s Kitchen

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Holiday Cut-Out Sugar Cookies Ingredients For the cookies 3 cups flour (360 grams) 2 teaspoons baking powder 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 sticks Challenge butter, room temperature 1 cup granulated sugar (198 grams) 1 egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon almond extract For the icing 4 cups powdered sugar 5 tablespoons whole milk 5 tablespoons light corn syrup 1 ½ teaspoons almond extract Directions For the cookies Mix together the flour, baking […]

  • Brighten the holiday season by visiting these central Indiana light displays

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Many communities in central Indiana turn into a winter wonderland this time of year! As you celebrate the holidays with your family, brighten the season by checking out these local light displays. TPA Park Festival of Lights 1 Adrian Marks Dr, Frankfort, IN 46041 Open dusk until 9 p.m. nightly until January 1 Free! Walkway of Lights N Matter Park Rd, Marion, IN 46952  Open 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. nightly until December 31. Cost is $5 per car, […]

  • Homemade peppermint marshmallows, hot cocoa mix make for a great holiday gift

    Homemade Peppermint Marshmallows Yield: Makes about 2 dozen marshmallows Ingredients Small amount of butter or your nonstick spray of choice and powdered sugar to coat pan 3 (.75ounce) packets unflavored gelatin 1/2 cup cold water 1 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup light corn syrup 1/2 cup cold water 1/4 teaspoon salt 2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1 teaspoon mint extract Red food coloring (if desired) Directions Grease pan with butter and dust with powdered sugar Combine three packets of unflavored […]

  • Authorities recover bodies of 6 killed in Logansport house fire, including 4 children

    LOGANSPORT, Ind. – A Logansport fire that killed six people, including four children, is being investigated as a possible criminal case. The call for the fire came out around 1:50 a.m. in the 4300 block of Pottawatomie Road on the east side of the city. Cass County Fire Lt. Steve Crispen says the sheriff’s office arrived on the scene first. They rescued two adults, a mother and an adult son, who are now at the hospital. They’re expected to survive. At […]

  • Epic light display in northern Indiana is truly ‘The Greatest Show’

    GOSHEN, Ind. – An epic light show in northern Indiana is truly “The Greatest Show.” Drew Nisley and his family wanted to give back to his community by creating a Christmas tradition in Goshen that families could enjoy for free. He started the tradition four years ago when he decked his home out with lights and synced them to popular holiday tunes. He says his neighbors loved the lights, and now they even help him set them up and take […]

  • Looking to get in the Christmas spirit? Catch one of these local holiday performances

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Looking to get in the Christmas spirit? Fortunately, there are dozens of holiday shows at local theaters happening now through the end of December. From award-winning musicals to traditional ballets to LEGENDARY holiday concerts, you’ll surely be able to find something the whole family can enjoy! Trans-Siberian Orchestra 2018 Bankers Life Fieldhouse Dec. 5 Dr. Seuss’ How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical Murat Theatre at Old National Centre Nov/ 27 to Dec. 2 ThePianoGuys Christmas Together […]

  • But can you actually microwave a turkey? Butterball says yes!

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Throughout the past week, you’ve probably heard about a “25-pound turkey challenge.” It involves people texting their parents and grandparents and asking them how to cook a 25-pound turkey in the microwave. Most parents are shocked by their children’s question. But it brings up this question: Can you actually microwave a turkey? Butterball says yes! We started microwaving turkeys before hashtags even existed. The #25LBturkeychallenge is a little ambitious, but a 12-pound turkey is no challenge at all. […]

  • Buffalo Pretzel Dressing is unique twist on classic Thanksgiving side dish

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks from Kylee’s Kitchen Buffalo Pretzel Thanksgiving Dressing Ingredients 10 cups soft pretzel rolls (about one 14.5 ounce bag of rolls) 1 cup onion, diced (about 1 small onion) 1 cup celery, diced (about 3 stalks) 2 cloves garlic, minced 10 tablespoons Challenge butter, divided 1 1/4 cups buffalo sauce 2 1/2 cups chicken broth or veggie broth 2 eggs 1/2 teaspoons seasoned salt 6 slices bacon, crumbled 4 ounces blue cheese, crumbled 2 teaspoons fresh parsley, chopped […]

  • Can’t decide what pie to make for Thanksgiving? Try Butter Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake!

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Can’t decide what to make for Thanksgiving? Just make all of the desserts in one tasty pie! This Butter Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake from Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen combines pecan pie, pumpkin pie, and cheesecake. Best of all, it’s a no-bake pie, so you can make it on Thanksgiving morning without having to worry about it taking up oven space. Butter Pecan Pumpkin Cheesecake Yield: Serves about 8 people Ingredients 1 1/2 cup pecans 1 Tablespoon Challenge butter 2 […]

  • Northbound I-465 on Indy’s west side reopens after crash leads to hours-long closure

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – An overturned semi on NB I-465 near I-74/Crawfordsville Rd spilled diesel fuel, causing a closure and major backups on the west side. The interstate finally reopened around 12:30 p.m, according to INDOT. The Wayne Township Fire Department said the truck was carrying about 300 pounds of liquid sodium hydroxide. Some of the material spilled, prompting a response from the department’s hazmat team. To make matters worse, there was also a four-car crash in the resulting backup. The backup […]