Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The annual Watertown-Belmont game will be filled with action on and off the field this year.
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
The Watertown High School Athletics Department released the following information: THANKSGIVING DAY FOOTBALL 2011 ITINERARY 9 a.m.: Tickets go on sale 9:30 a.m. - 10 p.m.: Teams Warm-up on the field 10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.: Opening Day at Victory Field Ceremony (Mr. Mark Sideris, Town Council President) 10:10 a.m. - 10:13 a.m.: Introduce Honorary Captains, Introduce Belmont and Watertown Captains, and Coin Flip 10:13 a.m.: Introduce Color Guard and National Anthem (Watertown High School Band) 10:15 a.m.: Kickoff End of First Quarter: Introduce the Belmont-Watertown Pop Warner Cheerleaders and Football Players Half Time: Introduce the Watertown State Championship Field Hockey Team, and Introduce the Belmont High School Band End of Third …
Monday, November 21, 2011
Holidays at our house were rather small and quiet affairs.
When I was in junior high and high school, my friends and I always went to the Thanksgiving Day football game between Watertown and Belmont. Since my cousin Judie was from Belmont, that meant a fun rivalry between us leading up to the big game every year. Then after the game, we all went our separate ways as we returned home for Thanksgiving dinner with our families. Thanksgiving was always my least favorite holiday. Holidays at our house were rather small and quiet affairs. Because I’m an only child, there were no siblings to hang out with. The only guests were my grandmother, one aunt (my father’s sister) and one uncle (my mother’s brother), both of whom had never married. Since they had no families of their own, they joined us for …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Try these recipes if you want to go beyond the typical cold sandwich.
Thanksgiving week is upon us. If you’re cooking or hosting, the preparatory work has already begun. If you are travelling to spend the day with family or friends, your mouth is undoubtedly watering already. After dinner, football, dessert and napping have all been successfully completed, the annual parade of leftovers begins. Now, let the record state there is no better use of leftovers than the construction of the traditional gobbler sandwich. Turkey, stuffing and cranberry between two slices of hearty bread (a little mayo if you like) cannot be beat. But with a little creativity, there are some other options out there to extend your enjoyment of the annual feast. Below are featured three alternatives: Both the croquettes and the …
Wednesday, November 16, 2011
Run the 5K Turkey Trot at Donohue's Bar and Grill or join in the Thanksgiving Day bootcamp at Arsenal Park.
If you anticipate putting on a few pounds on Thanksgiving, there are a couple opportunities to work off the calories in Watertown before the big meal. Turkey Trot On Thanksgiving Day, Donohue’s Bar and Grill hosts the annual 5K Turkey Trot to benefit the Watertown Boys and Girls Club. The race begins at 8:30 a.m., sharp, rain or shine (or snow). Awards will be given for first place overall male and female, and for the first male and females in the following age groups: 15 & under, 16 to 19, 20 to 29, 30 to 39, 40 to 49, 50 to 59, 60 and over. There is also a Clydesdale division for any male weighing over 215 pounds. You can pre-register for the race online, or on the day of the race beginning at 7 a.m. The entry fee is $20 for pre-race day…
Saturday, November 12, 2011
When planning your holiday feast, think outside the box and try these recipes.
Let the countdown begin; the annual Thanksgiving feast is approaching. With that comes the anticipation of all your favorites: turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing. All of it of course leads to the big finish, the classic array of pies. Apple, mince, pumpkin a variety of other sweet concoctions brings the Thanksgiving dinner to a glorious close. So, how did the traditional desserts acquire their place of honor at the annual feast? It is believed that the traditional pie pastry originated in Greece. The pies were made using a flour-water paste wrapped around meat. This served two purposes, to cook the meat and seal in the juices of the finished dish. As with many good ideas, the pie was loved by the Romans who spread the popularity throughout …