News archive from 6 August 2014

Mountaineers have their pick from a crop of newcomers at wide receiver

Replacements are needed for two of the top receivers in Appalachian State history. The Mountaineers definitely have a large quantity of candidates, and through the early stages of preseason camp they believe quality is also there. Andrew Peacock and...

 
Obama pledges investment and partnership with Africa

Obama pledges investment and partnership with Africa

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday promised more than $33 billion in public and private investments in Africa, pledging that the United States wants to deliver business and development to the rapidly booming continent, where China already...

 

Here’s the scoop on making fancy, fun ice cream flavors

Remember when the most exotic ice cream you could buy was Neapolitan? Its thick stripes of vanilla, strawberry and chocolate came in a square carton. Oh, ice cream, you’ve come so far. Sure, there were the mix-in days of M&M’s, crushed bits of...

 

Here’s the scoop on making fancy, fun ice cream flavors

Remember when the most exotic ice cream you could buy was Neapolitan? Its thick stripes of vanilla, strawberry and chocolate came in a square carton. Oh, ice cream, you’ve come so far. Sure, there were the mix-in days of M&M’s, crushed bits of...

 

Recipe: Walt’s Dream Ice Cream

WALT’S DREAM ICE CREAM    Ice bath (see Note) 3/4 cup organic cane sugar 1/2 cup skim milk powder (Brian Smith says this is the secret to great ice cream) 1 2/3 cups whole milk 1 2/3 cups heavy cream 3 egg yolks 3/4 cup mix-ins or swirls   Prepare an...

 

Recipe: Melt’s Blueberry-Mint Ice Cream

MELT’S BLUEBERRY-MINT ICE CREAM   2 quarts half-and-half 1 cup sugar 5 egg yolks 1 teaspoon vanilla 1 tablespoon lemon zest 1 (8-ounce) jar of your favorite fresh local jam (we love Moore Jam’s blueberry-lemon) 1/2 cup chopped mint leaves   Preheat...

 

Recipe: Buttermilk Ice Cream with Olive Oil and Fleur de Sel

BUTTERMILK ICE CREAM WITH OLIVE OIL AND FLEUR DE SEL 1 3/4 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar 3 tablespoons light corn syrup 1 1/4 cups buttermilk  Fruity, extra-virgin olive oil  Flaky sea salt, preferably fleur de sel   In a small saucepan, warm cream...

 

Recipe: Beth Marie’s Honey Whiskey Ice Cream

BETH MARIE’S HONEY WHISKEY ICE CREAM From Beth Marie’s Old Fashioned Ice Cream, Denton   4 cups heavy cream 1/2 cup sugar 5 teaspoons wildflower honey 4 teaspoons of Silver Star Whiskey Honey Liqueur (or other honey-flavored spirit)     Whisk together...

 

Peru judge orders family off land claimed for mine

LIMA, Peru A Peruvian judge has ruled in favor of the owner of Latin America's biggest gold mine and ordered a family of four to abandon land it says has always been in its possession. The case has become emblematic for activists who claim...

 
Saints' Payton downplays matchup vs. Williams

Saints' Payton downplays matchup vs. Williams

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va. -- Saints coach Sean Payton says he doesn't see an impending preseason matchup against his former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, as "a big topic." New Orleans' preseason opener on Friday in St. Louis...

 

Cubs call up Baez

Denver, CO (SportsNetwork.com) - The Chicago Cubs selected the contract of prized infield prospect Javier Baez from Triple-A Iowa prior to Tuesday's game against the Colorado Rockies. The Cubs' first-round pick in 2011, Baez entered 2014 ranked as the...

 

Phillies recall Buchanan

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Phillies recalled pitcher David Buchanan from Triple-A Lehigh Valley to start Wednesday's game against the Houston Astros. The Phillies needed a replacement for Cliff Lee in their starting...

 

New FSU defensive coordinator gets big raise

TALLAHASSEE -- Charles Kelly has a new salary to go with his new job title. Kelly, named Florida State defensive coordinator during the offseason, has received a new three-year contract worth $500,000 per year according to documents released Tuesday...

 

Florida Gators coach Will Muschamp lauds NCAA rule change

GAINESVILLE -- The NCAA — customarily ridiculed for its rulings — amended legislation last fall allowing football coaches limited access to players enrolled in school during the summer. For once, coaches across the country,...

 
The mystery that is Bubba Watson

The mystery that is Bubba Watson

LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Las Vegas bookies are giving Bubba Watson the same odds of winning the PGA Championship as Tiger Woods. One is the Masters champion. The other might not even be healthy enough to play. "What are the odds?" Watson asked...

 

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