Friday, November 23, 2012
Pumpkin pie? Pecan? A little of both? What dessert did you enjoy the most at Thanksgiving dinner?
What did you serve for dessert this Thanksgiving? With so much attention given to the bird, stuffing and cranberry sauce, dessert might be forgotten. However, some families still adhere to old recipes and labor all day to make a homemade pie. Some bakers are becoming really creative in mixing and mashing desserts, such as the Cherpumple, a monster pie-cake with apple, pumpkin and cherries. Canton Patch wants to know what dessert you enjoyed the most this year? Tell us in the comment section below!
Thursday, November 22, 2012
Find out what's open today in Canton, and a very Happy Thanksgiving from Canton Patch!
In case you're looking to get out of the house for whatever reason today, here's a roundup of what's open and closed in town:
Wednesday, November 21, 2012
A routine sobriety checkpoint for drivers in Norfolk County is slated for the holiday weekend.
Drivers in the Norfolk County area should take note that Massachusetts State Police will hold a sobriety checkpoint Saturday night into Sunday, Nov. 24 and 25, according to an announcement from Colonel Timothy P. Alben, Superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police. "The purpose is to further educate the motoring public and strengthen the public’s awareness to the need of detecting and removing those motorists who operate under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs from the roadways," the statement reads. According to the statement, the checkpoint will operate during varied hours, the selection of vehicles will not be arbitrary, safety will be assured, and any inconveniences to motorist will be minimized with advanced notice to reduce …
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Here are a few drink recipes to try this Thanksgiving holiday. Have your own recipes? Share them with your Canton neighbors!
Tuesday, November 20, 2012
To get you in the spirit of the holiday, here are a few drink recipes to try this Thanksgiving and throughout the season. A reminder: These drinks should only be consumed by responsible adults over 21-years-old. Do not drink and drive. --- Rum Punch Provided by Ashley Troutman, North Reading Patch Editor Combine over ice in a punch bowl: 1 quart orange juice 6 oz. lime juice 1 quart club soda 1 quart unsweetened pineapple juice add one 750 ml. white or gold label rum --- Caramel Apple Martini Provided by Katie Curley-Katzman 2 parts Schnapps, butterscotch 2 parts Sour Apple Pucker 1 part Vodka Mixing Instructions Shake ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. --- Pumpkin Pie Martini Provided by Katie…