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  • 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, […]

  • Make Christmas morning special with bacon and doughnut Christmas trees

    Deck the halls with… bacon and doughnuts?! That’s right!!! I used toothpicks, styrofoam cones, and just a few ingredients to create these awesome trees that would be perfect for breakfast. I love recipes that get the whole family involved, and these breakfast trees do just that. And the best part is there’s no baking necessary. Recipes courtesy of Kylee Wierks of Kylee’s Kitchen Christmas fruit tree Ingredients Styrofoam cone (find at most craft shops near floral arrangements) Toothpicks 6 cups […]

  • Mom shares ‘alternative delivery’ letter from Santa for parents who work on Christmas

    SUFFOLK, Va. – A mother in Virginia created a genius solution for parents who have to work on Christmas. Stephanie Lynn shared this letter from Santa showing “alternative delivery dates.” Lynn’s husband is a police officer, and unfortunately, he will be at work on Christmas morning. Their family is pushing back the holiday festivities so they can all spend it together. So she showed her kids this letter explaining Santa’s delay. Lynn posted a picture of the letter on Facebook, […]

  • 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 […]

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