Winter Squash Lasagna

Winter Squash Lasagna

1 large butternut squash (about 3 pounds), peeled, seeded and cut into 1/4-in.-thick slices 2 fennel bulbs, thinly sliced 1 stick unsalted butter 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped 8 med. leaves sage, finely chopped 5 cups milk 1 cup shredded grated Parmesan cheese 12 no-boil lasagna noodles 2 c. shredded Mozzarella […]

‘Emma.’ See it. Period.

‘Emma.’ See it. Period.

By Chic DiCiccio If nothing else, “Emma.” is the cockiest Jane Austen adaptation of all time, if only for placing that period (not a typo) in its title. Is it a clever way to say this is a period piece or is it staking a claim as the best Austen-based film ever? It’s probably a […]

Biases, hate explored with wit in Lee’s original show

Biases, hate explored with wit in Lee’s original show

By Shari Goldstein Stern “Oh, how nice. Some of my best friends are Jewish.” Smile politely. Try to control that muscle that pops out on your jaw when you grit your teeth. Get over it until next time. How many times do we have to hear it? How long does it take for normal people […]

Greatest moment in U.S. sports overlooked

Greatest moment in U.S.  sports overlooked

By David Mullen An era-defining milestone in American sports, and in American history as a whole, celebrated its 40th anniversary on Feb. 22. It went unnoticed by many media outlets (save ESPN and NBC), as headlines went to NFL billionaire owners going back and forth with highly-paid players over a new collective bargaining agreement, Major […]

Follow the fellow to Fair Park

Follow the fellow to Fair Park

Oh, Danny Boy, the pipes, the pipes are calling everyone to Fair Park in Dallas for the 38th Annual North Texas Irish Festival to celebrate the rich tradition of Irish and Celtic culture March 6-8 with a three-day festival that is family-friendly and tons of fun. Tens of thousands will come from across Texas and […]

Don’t be shocked by change

By Stephan Sardone Hardly a day goes by without a story on local news outlets about a house fire. Oftentimes, the cause is faulty or outdated electrical support. If you have an older home, the wiring is more susceptible to problems, which could be hazardous or, at worst, catastrophic. This is not a sexy remodel. […]

New Oishii offers unique, delicious options to East Dallas

New Oishii offers unique, delicious options to East Dallas

By R. H. Lannen West Dallas staple Oishii has finally found its way to this side of the bridge and has settled a new location in the SMU area behind Mockingbird station. Combining Japanese, Vietnamese and Chinese food, Oishii is known across Dallas for their unique and delicious sushi options from over-the-top creative rolls to […]

Hearts touched during ‘Band’s Visit’

Hearts touched during ‘Band’s Visit’

By Shari Goldstein Stern Running now at the Margot and Bill Winspear Opera House in collaboration with Dallas Summer Musicals is “The Band’s Visit” (TBV), a sweet little story with a unique treatment. TBV is resolutely slow-moving, dim and relaxing to experience, with a few laughs along the way. If it is a traditionally bold […]

Book examines army career of baseball legend

Book examines army career  of baseball legend

By David Mullen Why would someone write a book on the military court-martial of baseball great Jackie Robinson when it has been an often-told story that was even the subject of a movie? “Very bluntly, it had not been told correctly,” said author Michael Lee Lanning. “Like most about African American history, it comes from […]

‘Resource-guarding’ may require expert help

‘Resource-guarding’ may require expert help

By Dr. Beth Leermakers What do you do when your dog suddenly displays aggressive behavior? Two friends recently asked me that very question. Both dogs had been with their families for more than a year. The small dog began growling at the husband and grandchildren, biting the man when he corrected the dog. The large […]

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