Community

Crawl, crawl, baby

  Grant’s View Branch of the St. Louis County Library hosted a ‘baby art crawl’ last week. Little ones ages 6 to 16 months were able to get their hands (and bodies) dirty as they crawled around in non-toxic paint on a life-sized canvas, using brushes, toys and their hands to explore the world of

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Just Desserts

Chocolate Pecan Pie 3 tbsp melted butter 3 beaten eggs 3/4 cup brown sugar 2 tbsp flour 1 tsp vanilla 3/4 cup dark corn syrup 3 tbsp bourbon ½ cup chocolate chips 2 cups pecan halves Pie shell Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix all ingredients as listed and pour into pie shell. Bake 50

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South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5

South County Community Calendar: Week of Nov. 29 through Dec. 5 Thursday, Nov. 28 St. Luke’s United Methodist Church, 2761 Telegraph Road, is having a free community Thanksgiving Dinner from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 29 Manchester United Methodist Church, 129 Woods Mill Road, will hold a fair trade market from 9 a.m.

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Deserving Dressings

Uncle Achilles Greek Dressing 1 cup coarsely chopped figs 2 tbsp brandy 4 pitas, sliced into strips 3 cups Italian bread cubes 1 tsp minced garlic 1⁄3 cup butter 1 tsp thyme ½ tsp rosemary 1 cup chopped onions ½ cup chopped walnuts 1 – 1¼ cups chicken broth Combine figs and brandy. Set aside.

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Super Soups

Festive Acorn Squash Soup 2 acorn squash 1 onion, chopped 1 clove garlic 1 tbsp olive oil 1 tbsp minced fresh ginger 1 apple, peeled, cored and quartered ½ tsp ground cloves ½ tsp cinnamon ½ tsp nutmeg 2 cans full-fat coconut milk Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Prepare acorn squash by cutting the top

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Special Salads

Apple Pomegranate Harvest Salad Ingredients: 1 cup pomegranate seeds 1 honeycrisp apple, thinly sliced ¼ cup chopped pecans 2-3 tbsp feta cheese mixed greens Dressing: ⅓ cup olive oil ¼ cup balsamic vinegar 3 tbsp honey ½ tsp black pepper pinch of garlic Add greens to a medium to enormous bowl and set up salad

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2019 Home for the Holidays Contest: Lovable Leftovers

Slow Cooker Buffalo Turkey Dip 8 ounces cream cheese, softened ½ cup ranch dressing 1 cup buffalo wing sauce 2 cups turkey, shredded (leftover) 2 cups Colby Jack cheese, shredded Tortilla chips or celery and carrots, for serving Combine all ingredients in crockpot on low to medium heat. Stir frequently as the cheese melts. Serve

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