What is one dish you usually see at holiday parties and gatherings?

That’s right…the traditional green bean casserole.

Here is a variation of that classic favorite that will still be heavy on flavor, but lighter on calories and fat.

3:00 PM Dec 10, 2014

As the 113th Congress rides off into the sunset, the droppings they are leaving behind are not from the horses they are riding out of Washington, but from the projected and expected $1.1 trillion spending bill both the House and Senate are likely to pass before the government shutdown deadline ar

12:00 PM Dec 10, 2014

The government has been accused of privacy invasion for several years. The rise of large corporate companies in the digital age allows them to tap into our secrets through our electronics. 

10:30 AM Dec 10, 2014

News Anchor Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News, did a “Trading Places” story about a membership program, in which his in-laws, ages 87 and 91 pay to participate.

7:00 AM Dec 10, 2014

Talk host Tavis Smiley told CNN's Don Lemon Tuesday that President Obama is herky-jerk on race relations. 

Smiley called on Obama "step into his moment," and claim the conversation about leadership on social justice.

6:43 AM Dec 10, 2014

Last week's presentation by Kent State University School of Architecture students of a re-envisioned Sandusky was a huge opportunity, for everyone working toward a better city, to imagine what the downtown district might become.

6:30 AM Dec 10, 2014

It's Slim Pickens this month for local running races. In fact, there is only one race Saturday in Fremont and one race, although a big one, this Sunday at Cedar Point.

3:34 AM Dec 10, 2014

Did you ever read a book review and realize that you have to get your hands on a title you've never heard of? That happened to me years ago, when I read a review in "The Wall Street Journal" of "The Gold Bug Variations," a new novel by Richard Powers.

11:16 AM Dec 9, 2014

"When you've got something to prove, there's nothing greater than a challenge." Terry Bradshaw
  

First thing's first, thank you former FIT Challenger Trina Crosland for posting this quote so I could "steal" it.

12:48 PM Dec 8, 2014

topey@sanduskyregister.com

I know how to make a really tasty marinara sauce after working Thursday afternoon with Maurizio Buttinelli, owner of Amarone Italian Restaurant in downtown Sandusky.

11:15 AM Dec 8, 2014

It is all in the legal wording.

11:09 AM Dec 8, 2014

Should Pluto be a planet? I believe so.

8:18 PM Dec 7, 2014

Does all of the gender discrimination in the United States bother you? Do you agree that this country should strive for total equality? I think everybody of every gender should be treated equally.

2:59 PM Dec 7, 2014

Imagine you play football for the NFL. The whistle blows, and you start the play. Suddenly you receive a direct hit to the head. You think you have a concussion. Your head is throbbing as you lie on the ground. You get up, and the coach does not come see if you are OK.

11:04 AM Dec 7, 2014

Marie Hildebrandt

Erie County Master Gardener

Christmas is about family traditions. Decorating, baking, gift giving, sharing special time with family and friends, and celebrating the meaning of Christmas all combine into a wonderful time of year.

8:00 AM Dec 7, 2014

“The world is hugged by the faithful arms of volunteers.”-Terri Guillemets

· Please bring your coupons from the Sunday paper to us if you are not using them. We send them to troops overseas and can accept coupons that are up to one month expired.

7:24 AM Dec 7, 2014