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Think back on some of your favorite family meals over the years and it’s likely that Campbell Soup Company played a role during those important moments around the table. An American icon, Campbell recently celebrated its 150th anniversary.

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We all seem to be searching to a unique lunch to serve when we get a call from an unexpected guest that wants to drop by. Recently this happened to me! I was looking for lighter fare that would  still look pretty, yet satisfy and fill them up. Bacon Raspberry Balsamic Spinach Salad fits the …

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For the most part, breast cancer is a disease the effects women. However, a small proportion of new breast cancers are actually diagnosed in men. Last year, about 2,500 men were diagnosed with breast cancer in the United States. Male breast cancer accounts for less than 1% of all breast canc…

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We are all ready for a a simple comfort dish that will start our  New Year right. Why not serve a pot of cozy warm soup? Hopefully,  with us getting a chill in the air soon, we can use these recipes to satisfy and enlighten everyone’s palette. Our Turnip Green Soup is typically a Southern co…

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We all want to feel happy and productive. But here's the Catch 22: the things we do to try to feel that way—working long hours, rushing kids from one activity to the other, and meeting all of life's obligations—can leave us feeling stressed, anxious, and even resentful. (And that's not count…

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There’s always something happening in the Florida Keys & Key West, from eclectic festivals focusing on the area’s colorful history, artistic culture and notable cuisine to events that celebrate the Keys’ unique environment, underwater adventures and quirky ambi- ance. A comprehensive and…

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We all have favorite memories of Holiday baking. Most of us are busy at this time of year so we are all looking for fast, delicious recipes to make for this festive season. These Candied Pecans are just the right gift for friend or neighbor. Make sure the ingredients you are cooking with are…

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It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year! Getting together with Holiday friends offers us the opportunity to share traditional, delicious, and cherished recipes handed down from generation to generation. Welcome this Holiday Season by serving the Queens Spiced Cider tea along with our two si…

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Finding room for 99 candles on a birthday cake is always tricky. The solution of placing two “number 9” candles worked well as members of the John G. Salley American Legion Post 43, Homestead helped World War II veteran Ray Surette celebrate his birthday Thursday, December 4, 2019.

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With all of the holiday bustle, travel, and Christmas shopping, it’s easy to forget the reason for the season. Fortunately, MOUSE KING is here again to remind us that the “Key to Christmas” – and all of the holidays, really – is love.

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Only one new title joined this year’s top UF/IFAS Extension EDIS publications, and like five others making the list, it appeals to horticulture interests. In all, the Electronic Data Information Source saw 4.6 million visits and more than 18 million pageviews this year.

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Tis the season as they say. The holidays loom large in the minds of young and old alike. For me, the end of our calendar year has appeared seemingly out of nowhere, with the words “Is it really December already”? Without a doubt, it is here, and forge ahead we must! So instead of a profile o…

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If you have ever had a mammogram, chances are you have heard the term “dense breast tissue”. Breast tissue is composed of a combination of functional tissue that facilitates breast feeding and fatty tissue. The density of breast tissue refers to the percentage of parenchymal breast tissue - …

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With our busy Holiday Season here, we are all looking for easy no fuss meals.

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When Inga Lam of BuzzFeed's Tasty, the world's largest social food network, gets going in the kitchen, she makes sure to consider all aspects of her baking process when creating the perfect treat. As a Tasty Creator, Inga is known for showing budding chefs how to sharpen their skills and liv…

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Be sure to mark your calendars for the Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department’s 44th Annual Fruit & Spice Park Redland Heritage Festival and Craft Fair, Saturday and Sunday, December 14 and 15, 2019, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., at Preston B. Bird/Mary Heinlein Fruit &…

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The City of Homestead and Councilwoman Jenifer N. Bailey will host the 2nd Annual ArtWalk Homestead on Sunday, December 8, 2019. Come experience an art festival showcasing County-wide Artists from various mediums, fostering the love of Art, and showcasing the beautiful city of Homestead. Sch…

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Thanksgiving Day is a holiday to celebrate the story of the Pilgrims meal they shared with Native Americans many years ago. To our family it is a feast that we have enjoyed and shared over the years. For most of us it has been proven to be our most memorable times with each other. We hold th…

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Marjorie Doughty has led the local Lamplighters Writers Group for almost two decades. With six mystery/thriller novels published and a life spent as the wife of a U.S. State Department official, she had exotic backgrounds to draw from. They spent twelve years in Saigon, to include being ther…

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What are the benefits of baking from scratch? Mostly, it's fun, and your whole family can join in. On top of that, nothing tastes as good as fresh baked treats right out of the oven. Plus, it makes the whole house smell great. But perhaps the most important reason to bake from scratch is tha…

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Tailgating for NASCAR fans is everything. Some fans arrive hours before to claim their favorite spot, and most have enjoyed this event for years. Good food, snacks, and beverages are all essential for a successful tailgate. Our best NASCAR appetizer is our wing sauce recipe we have put a twi…

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PEEPS Marshmallow candies aren't only a tasty treat, but they're also an adorable addition to crafts and recipes! With seasonal marshmallow shapes such as Snowmen, Trees, Reindeer and

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Here in the beautiful Florida Keys, we have no shortage of tidal shoreline and coastal landscapes, in addition to some unique natural habitats. This provides a fantastic opportunity to observe many of nature’s beautiful creatures. Especially this time of year, when many migrating birds seek …

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With Flu Season here nothing better than a bowl of Chicken Noodle soup. You can put this recipe in the slow cooker when you are busy and go about your day. When  you get back it only takes 20 minutes to finish your soup. Just toss in the egg noodles and cook them until tender.

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You know the signs. The thunderous cough. The pounding headache. The full-body fatigue.

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Life in The Fruit and Spice Park is like driving a winding country road, towards a destination well known.

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Pumpkins, ghosts, witches, spiders, and of coarse Trick or Treat is what we all associate with Halloween. Lots of candy, running thru our neighborhoods and spending time with our family and friends make this day very memorable. Coming back and counting our treats we are all hungry for tradit…

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With the first “early decision” college-application deadline looming on Nov. 1 and tuition costs having more than doubled since the 1980s, the personal-finance website WalletHub today released its 2020’s Best College & University Rankings as well as accompanying videos, in addition to se…

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Spooky Symphony is a one-hour free performance of great music for young listeners by the Alhambra Orchestra and Greater Miami Youth Symphony. Families and children will enjoy movie themes from Frozen and Wonder Woman, video game themes, and classics including “Hall of the Mountain King,” El …

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Fall is a season we never seem to tire of. Apple, Caramel, Pumpkins, are all of the flavors of this special season we like to enjoy this time of the year. Apple Cinnamon crunch is one of my favorite Fall desserts. It is a quick and easy treat you can make in a short amount of time. Serve it …

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Miami Seaquarium will be taken over by ghosts and goblins when the popular Monster Splash Halloween Bash returns in October. From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Oct. 25-27 the park will feature Halloween-themed marine shows, trick or treating, inflatables, rides and more.

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The Florida Department of Health in Miami-Dade County is reminding all Floridians to get their flu shot before the height of the upcoming flu season. Flu activity can begin as early as October and last as late as May. The best way to avoid the flu this season is by getting a flu shot soon.

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Restoration Church Homestead, 1955 N. Krome Ave, formerly St. Andrews Lutheran Church, is having its grand opening on October 20, 2019 and would like to invite the community.  Service times are 9:30 and 11:00 A.M.  After the second service we will bounce houses, face painting, food trucks, m…

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With excitement building toward the grand opening of the downtown Homestead Station, the Historic Seminole Theatre began their 2019-2020 Showcase Series with the immensely popular Mersey Beatles show. Saturday, October 12, 2019 was especially active preparing for next up Shana Tucker, Chambe…

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The country is filled with adventures to check off your bucket list this summer. From road trips to unique vacations, there's something for everybody! With the help of your smartphone and dependable wireless service, you can stay connected and share the special moments along the way with fam…

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A Caribbean flamingo has hatched at Zoo Miami, the first of this iconic species since 2011 and is the first chick to hatch since the flock was moved to their new exhibit in the zoo’s entry plaza.