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Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting, you might be thinking about how you might plan things better this year, how to make it all a bit less stressful.
My mother began to lose her ability to connect things, to remember things, and eventually even to recognize things and people — including her children. My mother-in-law experienced a similar decline that manifested primarily in an inability to recall words. At the last, neither of them could…
Director/co-writer Sean Anders really takes the “instant” part of his new family dramedy “Instant Family” to heart. The film drops us right into the lives of Pete (Mark Wahlberg) and Ellie (Rose Byrne) with little fanfare, as if to say to the audience, “Catch up, guys, we’ve got a lot of sto…
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When you think of the wives and girlfriends of criminals and mobsters in cinema and television, what or who comes to mind? Kay Adams? Elvira Hancock? Skyler White?
Merrick Morton/20th Century Fox via APViola Davis stars in "Widows" as Veronica Rawlings, a Chicago teachers union delegate who joins forces with fellow widows after their criminal husbands are killed.
Suzanne Tenner/20th Century Fox via APMichelle Rodriguez, left, and Elizabeth Debicki play Linda Perelli and Alice Gunner, two of the title characters in "Widows."
According to news reports, this fall is in third place for the most rain during the fall. I don’t know about you, but I don’t remember it raining this much in any other fall season.
Unless you have access to multiple ovens, only a very large turkey will do when you’ve got a crowd coming to dinner. But finding a container large enough to brine a gargantuan bird can be tricky, and turning the bird in the oven (our usual method for evenly cooked meat) can be tricky.
It’s happy holiday season again. The fun and festivities bring food and, right behind, Fido and Fluffy. Your pets have no idea why you’re celebrating, but they can smell the delicious bounty and they’re delighted to invite themselves.
No, “The Girl in the Spider’s Web” isn’t a Spider-Man spinoff about a young woman ensnared by Peter Parker. But you’d be forgiven for thinking the latest, revamped iteration of Stieg Larsson’s thrillers has some superhero DNA.
Every Who down in Whoville gets a new Grinch this season. Why, you may ask? The idea defies reason. Does the classic need help from a hot Cumberbatch? Or is this strange union a bizarre mismatch?
So Disney has gone ahead and made a Christmas movie from “The Nutcracker.” Is this what we’re doing now? We’re making big Hollywood movies from 19th-century ballets? Anyone have any fresh ideas at all? Talk about low-hanging fruit: It’s a sugar plum.
Heating and glazing a cured ham seems effortless, but many recipes yield leathery meat in an overly sweet glaze. We wanted to guarantee moist meat in a nuanced glaze.
Once we had to turn the clocks back an hour, it was odd to see it dark by 4:45 in the afternoon. What this means for your yardwork is that you have to start earlier in the day to get all your chores done. Let me remind you of a few that you need to do.
Most of the time, I end up putting my energy into the main course. You, too, right? The side dishes then have a tiered level of time and effort afforded to each of them, often ending with something exciting like “rice.”
NEWBURYPORT – Tom Wetmore of Newburyport is a retired “computer geek” who looks for birds on Plum Island more than 300 times a year, giving him a full understanding of the avian life on the island.
NEWBURYPORT — Aidan O’Connor, a sophomore at Newburyport High School, is taking his homemade, coming-of-age film to the big screen Nov. 16 after his documentary was selected for the Boston International Kids Film Festival.
NEWBURYPORT – Carry Out Cafe & Catering’s gallery is showcasing professional artist Sharon Bignell’s oil paintings of florals, landscapes and seascapes through November and December.
When Virginia Lee Burton settled in Gloucester’s Folly Cove, she encountered a home that would come to inspire a children’s story that remains relevant more than 75 years later.
Where does a preening, pansexual rock god get his powers? The Freddie Mercury biopic “Bohemian Rhapsody” traces his sonorous majesty to an unlikely place: his back teeth.
A true-to-life pastel simply titled “Taylor” has taken the top honors in the Fall Members Juried Show, Part Two, at the Newburyport Art Association.
All the wind this past Saturday did a pretty good job of knocking the leaves off the trees. Soon, we will be hearing the sound of leaf blowers doing their job of piling up all of those leaves. Blisters on our hands are sure to follow, because there are always a few leaves that need to be raked up.
For a creamy cauliflower soup that contains no cream or milk, we relied on cauliflower’s low insoluble fiber content to produce a velvety smooth puree.
A stack of fluffy, golden pancakes is the perfect starting place for a standout brunch, delivering piping-hot cakes with distinct sweet tang and an open, airy texture.
NEWBURYPORT — The Belleville Roots Music Series will bring local residents a lively display of bluegrass from The Lonely Heartstring Band on Saturday.
It’s that time of year again. Time to pull on the cozy sweatpants, sweaters and fuzzy slippers. The time of year where we tend to eat more, move less and experience a precipitous drop in our spirits.
This Week's Circulars
- Two die of drug overdoses in Salisbury in 24 hours
- Seabrook woman barred from Port bar
- Longtime Angie's waitress to hang up her apron
- Report of girl struck by car leads to search of Newburyport cemetery
- Driver faces drug charges after West Newbury crash
- Former teachers showcase school rivalry at Amesbury shop
- Seabrook mobile home fire drives out two residents
- CERULLO: 'Brady in Decline' appears to have begun
- 76-unit 'smart growth' project on track in Newburyport
- POLICE LOG: Nov. 13, 2018