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The Covered Dish
Today while I was busy teaching I got into a discussion on sandwich making. The importance of the right bread and the perfect dressings emerged as...


Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American History. This is his first time visiting the Midwest for an extended period of time. From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
And just like that, almost eight weeks has come and gone. I cannot believe it is already time for me to write my final column; time has really...


The Covered Dish
We’ve had an outstanding week in the Ozarks with lower temperatures and humidity. The three preceeding weeks had cabin fever dancing at my...


The Covered Dish
So I told my assistant, Bonnie, that I was running a peach dish this week. Boy, she’s going to say I told quite a tale! This dessert is perhaps...


Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American History. This is his first time visiting the Midwest for an extended period of time. From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
This past week I drove around the county with Rita, editor of the Press-News Journal, who was showing me the towns further away from the office....


Lewis County Clerk Chris Flanagan Learning About County Government
This week I went to the Lewis County Courthouse in Monticello to learn about what government looks like on the county level. I pulled up to a...


Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American History. This is his first time visiting the Midwest for an extended period of time. From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
I am not famous. I don’t intend nor expect to ever become famous, for a variety of reasons. I mostly feel this way because it seems kind of...


The Covered Dish
Nothing in the world sounds as soul-warming to this cook as a delicious pan of beans. The title of the recipe will sound a bit ‘northern’ to many...


Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American History. This is his first time visiting the Midwest for an extended period of time. From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
Hockey star Wayne Gretsky famously said, “You miss one hundred percent of the shots you do not take.” These words are supposed to motivate people...


Volunteering at Appreciation Day
I hope everyone had a fun and memorable Fourth of July, and if your celebration continued into the weekend, a safe and enjoyable one at that. This week’s volunteering...
The Covered Dish
Well it’s been a busy week on the home front. Took a quick trip to Columbia, Missouri, this past week where I met up with my parents. I got a...


The Covered Dish
Thai Noodles With Burnt Butter Sauce I am totally excited to share one of my newer recipes with you this week. In the spring session at the...


From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American...


The Covered Dish
Well it’s the last week to put the final touches on the 4th of July gathering. I did some interviewing this week, friends voted I should include a good Cole slaw recipe...
Adam Lipsey is the summer intern at the Press-News Journal. Originally from the Boston area, Adam is now a Junior at Brown and majoring in American History. This is his first time visiting the Midwest for an extended period. From Ocean Waves to Everybody Waves
It has been nearly two weeks since I arrived to La Grange and my internship at the Press-News Journal is just about in full swing. If you read my...