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  • How to score serious deals on $2 Tuesday at the Indiana State Fair

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Today is your chance to take advantage of some serious deals at the Indiana State Fair. It’s $2 Tuesday! And unlike last week, we should see sunshine all day long, making it the perfect day to visit. A big deterrent for many families who want to visit the fair is the price. If you factor in tickets, parking, food, drinks, and Midway rides, a family of four is lucky to get out of there for less than […]

  • Kylee’s Kitchen shares savory recipe for National Peach Month

    Spicy Peach Salsa Ingredients 3 peaches, peeled and diced 2 jalapeños, diced with ribs and seeds removed 1 red pepper diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 cup cilantro chopped Juice from 1 lime (about 2 Tablespoons) 1 inch fresh ginger, peeled and grated 1/2 teaspoon salt Directions Add all ingredients in bowl and stir to combine. Refrigerate at least 1 hour before serving with chips, chicken, pork, etc. BBQ Chicken and Peach Quesadillas Yield: Makes about 4 quesadillas Ingredients 1 […]

  • Kylee’s Kitchen shares after-school snack recipes

    Fruit & Yogurt Parfait Cupcakes Yield: Makes about 12 cupcakes Ingredients 1 cup granola 2 Tablesooons peanut butter 1 Tablesoon honey 2 cups Greek yogurt, any flavor 1 cup assorted berries Whipped cream, if desired Directions Add silicone baking cup to every cavity in muffin tin (if you don’t have silicone, paper will do) Mix together granola, peanut butter, and honey. Add spoonful of mixture to each cup and press down firmly. Add enough yogurt on top of granola base […]

  • Indy Grilled Cheese Festival coming in October

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – If you’re thinking, “Why aren’t there more festivals centered on cheese?” you’re in luck! The organizers of Indy’s first taco festival are currently planning a grilled cheese festival for the fall. And get this—it’s a two-day event! The festival is scheduled for October 13 and 14 at the Pan Am Plaza downtown. The first day is for grilled cheese lovers 21 and older and will also include craft beer. All ages are welcome October 14. General admission […]

  • Celebrate National Avocado Day with tasty wonton appetizers

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Everyone loves guacamole, but today we’re trying something a little different for National Avocado Day. Avocado bacon wontons are a unique way to incorporate everyone’s favorite fatty superfood. And because avocado is a healthy fat, we’re keeping the wontons healthy (for the most part) too by baking them instead of frying them. Avocado Bacon Wontons Yield: About 40 wontons Ingredients 2 large avocados, skin and pit removed 8 ounces […]

  • Grab your pencils and your books! Start dates for central Indiana schools

    Grab your pencils and your books. It’s time to head back to school! Several school districts are already back in session, and even more districts have start dates coming up soon. PUBLIC SCHOOLS July 25: Perry Township July 26: Clark-Pleasant, Beech Grove City Schools, Wayne Township July 30: Warren Township July 31: Mt. Vernon, Greenwood Community Schools August 1: Avon Community School Corp., Franklin Township, Elwood Community, Eastern Hancock, Greenfield-Central, Edinburgh, Washington Township, Noblesville Schools, Southwestern Consolidated School Corporation, Anderson Community, Northwestern Con School Corp, Northwest Hendricks Schools August 2: Center Grove Schools, Decatur Township Schools, Lawrence Township, Brownsburg Community […]

  • Ice cream is secret ingredient in this 2-ingredient bread recipe

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Tips for making ice cream bread Use full fat ice cream. To be honest, I’m not entirely sure what the scientific reasoning for this is, but you need the fat to get the right consistency. If possible, let the ice cream melt on it’s own. Don’t microwave it. Make sure the ice cream is completely melted. In all honesty, it should look like ice cream soup. If there are still unthawed chunks, […]

  • Four car accident stops traffic on northeast side during morning rush hour

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –A late Thursday morning rush hour crashed has slowed traffic on the north-east side. Indiana State Police are reporting that four cars were involved in the multi-vehicle crash along west bound I-465 just east of Keystone Avenue just before 9:00 a.m. Thursday morning. One person was briefly trapped in one of the vehicles and had to be freed. Their condition was not listed as they were transported to a local hospital. All five west bound lanes were closed […]

  • Celebrate Piña Colada Day with this tropical, no-bake cake

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Piña Colada Icebox Cake Ingredients 2 (8-ounce) blocks of Challenge cream cheese, softened 1 cup coconut cream (Optional: 2 teaspoons coconut extract) 16-ounce container whipped topping 1 (20-ounce) can crushed pineapple, drained 1 cup shredded sweetened coconut About 52 Oreos (golden or chocolate) (Optional: toasted coconut, whipped cream, candied pineapple for topping) Directions Prepare 8 x 8 pan with aluminum pan or spray sides of springform pan with nonstick spray Beat together […]

  • Patriotic no-bake treats for the Fourth of July from Kylee’s Kitchen

    Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen This year, the Fourth of July is in the middle of a heat wave in Indiana. Seriously, could it get any hotter?! Actually, I don’t think I want to ask that question because I know it definitely can. Anyway, it’s way too hot to heat the house up by turning on the oven. So instead, I’ve opted for no-bake treats. Of course, very patriotic no-bake treats because you all know me. I […]