Foil Packet Fish with Romesco

Foil Packet Fish with Romesco

Recipe and photo by Sara Newberry Fish: 2 pounds mild white fish fillets, such as turbot, halibut, or cod 2 lemons, sliced 8 sprigs oregano Salt, pepper, and olive oil Romesco Sauce: ¼ cup sliced almonds 6 garlic cloves 1 teaspoon red chile flakes 1 can tomato paste 1 cup roasted red pepper pieces 3 […]

Happiness is a warm gun?

By Nancy Black The best part of online high school? Students come home alive. I was going to write this week about how wonderful online high school has been for my teenager and me. All the classes are on the computer. My student talks with teachers and other students, does daily assignments and has huge […]

Play is beautiful, brutal at the same time

Play is beautiful, brutal at the same time

By Shari Goldstein Stern An autistic 11-year-old child, his overwhelmed mother, an insensitive musician father who “shows up” after re-marrying an intrusive, thin, young, and beautiful stepmom make for an interesting story. When the playwright has lived it, the play becomes brilliant theater. “Self Injurious Behavior,” (SIB) now playing at Theatre Too through Sunday, June […]

Composting takes a turn for the better

Composting takes a turn for the better

By Naïma Hill The must-have home service is finally in Dallas, and it’s here to stay! It’s time to take more than 30 percent of your trash and turn it back into a usable product. Organic waste such as vegetable scraps, egg shells, bread and more release methane when thrown in our unproductive landfills. Methane […]

Police create safe zone for online transactions

Police create safe zone for online transactions

The Dallas Police Department (DPD) and OfferUp have created the city’s first Community MeetUp Spot. This area, located at 1999 E. Camp Wisdom Road, is designed to create a safe space for buyers and sellers from online and mobile marketplaces. Transactions can now be completed in a surveilled, well-lit and monitored environment. This initiative is […]

Local polo club welcomes national event

Local polo club welcomes national event

By Joe Bachmeier The Victory Cup, “America’s Polo Match,” is teaming up with The Best of Texas to host The Victory Cup Polo Match & Hot Air Balloon Festival on June 2 at Prestonwood Polo Club, just north of Dallas. In its 14th year, this event isn’t just a polo match — it’s a networking […]

Vargas ready to inspire women in recovery

Vargas ready to inspire women in recovery

The Magdalen House, a no-cost recovery community for alcoholic women, announced this week that its 2nd Annual “Leave a Legacy” dinner is on Thursday, Oct. 11. The keynote speaker is award-winning anchor and correspondent Elizabeth Vargas, most recognized as ABC’s “20/20” anchor. Vargas will share her experience dealing with her alcoholism and anxiety on a […]

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Hard not to like Easy Slider’s creativity

Hard not to like Easy Slider’s creativity

By Sara Newberry Sliders, in and of themselves, are not something I normally seek out. I like a burger (OK, I love a burger), but part of the burger experience I enjoy is the meal-on-bread aspect of it. Sliders are great at a cocktail party or as part of a larger multi-food experience (like a […]

Audiences will die laughing during ‘Deadpool 2’

By Chic DiCiccio During the pre-opening credits sequence of “Deadpool 2,” Deadpool/Wade Wilson (Ryan Reynolds) travels the world and kills dozens of people in highly graphic, yet interesting ways. This is set to an extremely popular 1980s hit song that now seems as if it was written specifically for this moment. It’s also the moment […]