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  • Valentine’s Day desserts for just 2 people

    Recipes courtesy of Kylee’s Kitchen Raspberry swirl cheesecake for 2 people Ingredients For the crust 1 and 1/3  cups graham cracker crumbs (about 8 graham cracker sheets) 4 Tablespoons Challenge  butter, melted 1 Tablespoon  sugar 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon salt For the cheesecake 2 (8-ounce blocks) Challenge cream cheese, softened to room temperature 1/2 cup  powdered sugar 1 egg, room temperature 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/3 cup seedless raspberry jam 1 Tablespoon lemon juice Directions Preheat oven to 325 […]

  • 14 unique things to do in Indy on Valentine’s Day

    Tired of the same old dinner date for Valentine’s Day? Try one of these fun and unique ideas happening locally! Heat things up with a Hot Sculpted Heart Glass Class Choose your colors and sculpt molten glass from a 2100 degree furnace into a beautiful and unique creation of your own. The studio gets pretty warm, so dress accordingly and remember to wear closed-toe shows. Anyone 10 years and older may participate . The cost is $55 per person. The […]

  • Indiana veteran adopts recently retired military dog 5 years after they served together

    CULVER, Ind. – An Indiana veteran who spent the past five years trying to reunite with his military dog is finally back with her for good. Joe Steenbeke, 28, just adopted Tess, an 11-year-old Belgian Malinois. Steenbeke is a former Army TEDD (Tactical Explosive Detector Dog) handler. He served in Afghanistan from May 2012 to February 2013 with Tess R533, his bomb-sniffing partner At the end of the program, Tess was converted to a Patrol Explosive Detection Dog (PEDD). Steenbeke only had a […]

  • Celebrate National Croissant Day with Spinach & Feta Croissant Strata

    A strata is essentially a savory bread pudding that will send your taste buds into the next stratosphere. This particular strata incorporates flavors found in my favorite Greek treat, spanakopita! The croissants work really well in this dish because spanakopita is made of a thin, buttery phyllo dough, and croissants, of course, are a lot lighter and more airy than regular bread. Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Ingredients 4 croissants, split in half 5 large eggs, beaten […]

  • Indiana soldier will adopt military dog 5 years after serving together in Afghanistan

    CULVER, Ind. – An Indiana soldier will get to reunite with his military dog five years after they served together in Afghanistan. Joe Steenbeke, 28, is a former Army TEDD (Tactical Explosive Detector Dog) handler. He served in Afghanistan from May 2012 to February 2013 with his military working dog, Tess R533. At the end of the program, Tess, who is 10 years old, was converted to a Patrol Explosive Detection Dog (PEDD), and she is still working for the […]

  • Celebrate National Hot Sauce Day with this tasty snack from Kylee’s Kitchen

    Most people who want hot sauce with their popcorn just dump it on after popping the kernels. But then you have soggy popcorn. That’s not the case with this recipe! A spicy sweet sauce made in the MICROWAVE (yes you read that correctly) bakes on like caramel corn. It’s an addicting combination! Recipe courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Hot Sauce Popcorn Makes about 10 servings Ingredients 10 cups popcorn 2 cups peanuts 3/4 cup brown sugar 1/2 cup Challenge […]

  • It’s soup season! Make this flu-fighting soup to sooth sore throats and calm coughs

    Everyone seems to be getting sick lately, am I right? And there’s nothing better when you’re sick than hot soup. This soup is even more special because it’s made using ingredients known to fight off flu and colds. Carrots and sweet potatoes are rich in beta-carotene, which your body uses to ward off respiratory infections. Kale contains high levels of Vitamin C and folate, known immune boosters. Ginger will relieve sore throats and gastrointestinal issues and kill rhinoviruses. Garlic has […]

  • No coincidence that Community Food Box was placed outside of Indy restaurant selling $1,000 dinner

    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. –Two Indianapolis women are using a free food box outside of a popular near-east side restaurant to draw attention to the negative effect of gentrification. Beholder, which sits at the intersection of 10th and Woodruff is a new high-end restaurant that has received numerous accolades. The restaurant may sound familiar because it’s been in the news recently for an “inappropriate” mural depicting two bunnies having sex, and for selling a $1,000 dinner that includes two Caesar salads, 24 twice-cooked wings, fries, […]

  • Fun recipes for your Colts Playoff Party!

    So here’s the deal — the Colts started the season 1-5. 1 and 5 for crying out loud! If you would have told me  at the beginning of the season that they would not only make the playoffs but win their first game, I would have said no way Jose. Fat chance. But here we are! That being said, there’s plenty of reason to celebrate. Even though it’s not the Super Bowl, you better believe there will be plenty of […]

  • Holy cow, literally! Cows assemble to form cross in field

    EDGELEY, ND – It’s hard to think of a time when the phrase “Holy cow!” is more appropriate. Gene Hanson is a retired farmer in a small community in North Dakota. Using his plane and drone to capture photos and videos of the fields near his home is one of his hobbies. In fact, he’s received national attention for his “cornfield art.” He created the Prince symbol in his field after the singer’s death, and he’s also written political messages, […]

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