Cowboys’ success hinges on Dak Prescott

Cowboys’ success hinges on Dak Prescott

By David Mullen The Dallas Cowboys road to the Super Bowl begins on Monday, Jan. 16 as they face Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium. The once cocky Cowboys faithful, reeling after a season-ending 26-6 loss to Washington’s practice squad on January 8, are now questioning the ability of quarterback […]

Local lake constant, unchanging gem

Local lake constant, unchanging gem

White Rock Lake Weekly reader Robert Schumann submitted this photograph, writing: “Having spent my most of my life in White Rock and Casa Linda, graduated Bryan Adams Class of 1966, the lake holds fond memories. Taking my high school dates to watch the submarine races on Friday and Saturday nights, sitting in my car at […]

Harissa Roasted Sweet Potatoes

Harissa Roasted Sweet Potatoes

3 tablespoons harissa 1/3 cup vegetable oil  1 pound peeled and cubed sweet potatoes  Salt and pepper Heat oven to 425F. Line a sheet pan with parchment paper.  In a large bowl, whisk together harissa and oil. Add sweet potatoes and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper and toss again. Spread potatoes out […]

Brass students ready for Caruth acoustics

Brass students ready for Caruth acoustics

Join SYZYGY, the premiere new music collective of SMU’s Meadows School of the Arts, on Jan. 23 at 7:30 p.m. for free performances of recent masterworks with two features for SMU’s fantastic brass students. SMU Composition student Jordan Wartell’s “With Cloud, Smoke and Fire” precedes Magnus Lindberg’s “Ottoni,” a tour de force for full orchestral […]

Underwater hockey game, anyone?

Underwater hockey game, anyone?

By David Mullen Currently amid a searing hot regular season, what happens if the ice melts under the Dallas Stars? No fear. They can play underwater hockey, more commonly known as UWH, in the Dallas-Fort Worth Underwater Hockey League.   Dallas is looking to keep their heads above water in the playoff race against their […]

Roasted Broccoli with Manchego

Roasted Broccoli with Manchego

2 heads broccoli, cut into florets 2 tablespoons vegetable oil  1 tablespoon honey 1 tablespoon white wine vinegar 1 cup very finely shredded Manchego Salt and pepper  Heat oven to 425F. Line a baking sheet with parchment or foil. In a mixing bowl, toss broccoli with oil. Season with salt and pepper. Spread out on […]

Sports world said goodbye to greats

Sports world said goodbye to greats

By David Mullen The impact on the Dallas Cowboys family was particularly profound as noted players and coaches from their past died in 2022. The sports world also mourned the passing of baseball’s greatest broadcaster, a pro basketball icon and the featured player in the most celebrated play in NFL history.   Cowboys who passed […]

Arthritis pain worse in cold weather

Arthritis pain worse in cold weather

By Dr. Beth Leermakers Eat healthier. Exercise more. Lose weight. These common new years’ resolutions also apply to your dog(s) — especially if your dog suffers from arthritis or you want to prevent or delay the onset of arthritis.  Osteoarthritis, the most common type of arthritis for people and animals, is related to age, or […]

Go back in time for new year’s mystery

Go back in time for new year’s mystery

By Shari Goldstein Stern Kurt Kleinman’s annual “In Living Black and White” play, “The Dimension of Death!” opens its run at Richardson’s Charles W. Eisemann Center Dec. 29 through Jan. 22 with a special New Year’s Eve performance and celebration following. If you have missed out on any of Kleinman’s 35 magical, mysterious B/W plays, […]

Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

Shaved Brussels Sprouts with Pancetta

1 tablespoon vegetable oil 4 ounces cubed pancetta 1 onion, thinly sliced  10 ounces shaved Brussels sprouts  Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add pancetta and cook, stirring, until golden brown, about 4 minutes. Add onion and cook until translucent, about 2 minutes. Add Brussels sprouts and toss to coat […]