Holiday fun: Students give tips on how to cook a turkey

Kindergarten students offer cooking instructions for the Thanksgiving staple
11/26/2014 11:21 AM EST
We asked some young, aspiring cooks at Cheshire Elementary School in Cheshire, Mass., how they cook their turkeys for Thanksgiving. While these turkey-cooking tips from Kindergarten students might not be exactly news you can use, (Leyah Brown cooks her turkey for 20 minutes at "medium'" degrees) we do believe they offer some laughs you can use this holiday weekend. 
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HEALTH & SCIENCE
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Local men ditch razors for Movember, No-Shave November

Men go back to their roots to raise awareness about men's health issues
What do President Abraham Lincoln, naturalist Charles Darwin and Spanish surrealist Salvador Dali have in common with Rich Uncle Pennybags of Monopoly board game fame? Full Story

FOOD


(Photos by Stephanie Zollshan — The Berkshire Eagle)
Thanksgiving leftovers layered in seasonal sandwich

Local eateries offer traditional turkey sandwich, inspired by Thanksgiving, year round
Between two slices of fresh bread, layer succulent sliced roast turkey breast, fresh herb stuffing, cranberry sauce with mayonnaise, lettuce, tomato and a side of homemade gravy for dipping. Full Story
OUTDOORS
Gardening: Stop and smell the tulips

Spring flowers known for color, but also fragrant
Tulips are the floral harbingers of spring, providing brilliant bursts of color in otherwise drab surroundings. Full Story
Berkshire Lifestyles
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Hands-on fun for kids of Youth Center Inc.

Students take STEM-related classes thanks to Tech Wizards 4-H grant
11/21/2014 04:19 PM EST
ADAMS >> It's a science class no one wants to leave early. On a recent Thursday evening at the Youth Center Inc. 
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Ask Mr. Know-It-All: Does cookie dough ice cream make cookies?
11/21/2014 11:04 AM EST - Q: The greatest invention since ice cream is cookie dough ice cream. If you took that cookie dough and dropped in onto a baking sheet, would it really bake into a cookie? Full Story

Get lit: Jazz up your light display
11/21/2014 10:57 AM EST - Clark Griswold would be proud. Thanks to advances in lighting technology, suburban dads (and moms) across the country have a lot to choose from when it comes to creative ways to deck their halls for the holidays this year. Full Story

The Bookstore to host photographer Lionel Delevingne
11/26/2014 01:20 PM EST - LENOX >> The Bookstore will host a presentation, discussion and book signing with photographer Lionel Delevingne, author Anna Gyorgy and designer Roberta Hillenberg-Gang of the book "To the Village Square: From Montague to Fukushima: 1975-2014. Full Story

Archaeological dig through trash
11/21/2014 10:55 AM EST - ROME >> Archaeologists picking through latrines, sewers, cesspits and trash dumps at Pompeii and Herculaneum have found tantalizing clues to an apparently varied diet there before the eruption of Mount Vesuvius destroyed those Roman cities in 79 A. Full Story

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More art in German trove identified as looted

BERLIN (AP) — The Jewish Claims Conference said Friday it has already identified a painting stolen by the Nazis among a newly published inventory of hundreds of works that belonged to late German collector Cornelius Gurlitt, and pushed for more time to investigate others. Full Story