Cheesecake Brownies

Cheesecake Brownies

Brownie layer 1/2 cup unsalted butter 8 ounces chopped bittersweet chocolate 1/2 cup sugar 2 eggs 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 3/4 cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoons cocoa powder 1/2 teaspoon salt Cheesecake layer 8 ounces cream cheese softened 1/4 cup granulated sugar 1 egg 1/3 teaspoon salt Heat the oven to 350 F. Line 8×8 […]

Museum launches at-home science activities

Museum launches at-home science activities

By Taylor Mayad Did you know that a snail has thousands of teeth? Or that the North Pole has one sunrise each year … and that 1.3 million Earths can fit inside the sun? It may be dark within the walls of the Perot Museum of Nature and Science during its temporary closure, but its […]

Moo Shu-Style Jackfruit

Moo Shu-Style Jackfruit

1 can jackfruit in brine or water (not syrup), drained 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 cup soy sauce or coconut aminos 1 cup hoisin sauce 2 teaspoons sriracha, or to taste 1 teaspoon rice vinegar 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil 1/2 teaspoon garlic powder 1/2 teaspoon ground ginger 1 (10-ounce) package coleslaw mix 4 (6-inch) flour […]

Support local vendors now, always!

Support local vendors now, always!

By Amity Thomas Dallas’ favorite producer-only farmers market organization, Good Local Markets, returns Saturday, March 14 with the White Rock Farmers Market (9150 Garland Road). Held every Saturday through December 19 from 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Good Local Markets showcases all local produce, meats and eggs, bread and pastries, pickles, jams and specialty foods, as well […]

New light to deter street racing

New light to deter street racing

City workers installed new traffic signals on Mockingbird Lane near White Rock Lake on Monday afternoon. The long stretch of open road between Williamson Rd. and N. Buckner Blvd. now has a light at the intersection of Greentree Ln. The goal of the new traffic device is to reduce speeds in the neighborhood and combat […]

Community has new art house

Community has new art house

By Shari Goldstein Stern Dallas’s vibrant performing arts presence has another entry into the bustling theater community, East Dallas Arts (EDA). In 2018, Amy Kulas and Tom Parr founded East Dallas Arts, whose mission is, “To bring the community together by providing opportunities to develop an appreciation for the arts through performance, education and arts […]

Judging animal intelligence not easy

Judging animal intelligence not easy

By Dr. Beth Leermakers “My golden retriever is smarter than your honor student.” Is that bumper sticker proclamation really true? Since you can’t administer a standard IQ test to animals, it’s difficult to determine and compare their intelligence. Furthermore, it’s tough to distinguish between general intelligence — the ability to perform well on multiple cognitive […]

‘The Way Back’ honest, poignant, cathartic

‘The Way Back’ honest, poignant, cathartic

By Chic DiCiccio People deal with their demons in different ways, and nearly all of them do it privately, behind closed doors. Celebrities don’t often get to do that and Ben Affleck’s unfortunate public struggles with addiction have been tabloid fodder for years. This is what makes “The Way Back” such a surreal, almost voyeuristic […]

Despite steep prices, Beverley’s has great variety, patio, staff

Despite steep prices, Beverley’s has great variety, patio, staff

By R. H. Lannen Beverley’s has the distinct feel and setting of a classic French Bistro but is cooking up a wide array of American classics. With a fully stocked bar and a concise menu, Beverley’s is the perfect place to have a romantic dinner while still casual enough to be one’s local drinking hole. […]

Flood opened the floodgates

By David Mullen My next-door neighbor growing up in Oakland was a short, Italian man named Frank Russo, a wealth of information on Pacific Coast League history that included Joe DiMaggio (a San Francisco native who had two baseball-playing brothers, Dom and Vince) of the San Francisco Seals, Ernie Lombardi, Casey Stengel and Billy Martin […]

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