Teacher Carol Nelson got her second-graders at Hayden’s Atlas Elementary to take The Slice’s holiday culinary survey.
Here’s a sampling of the results:
What is eggnog?
“Eggnog is Christmas milk.” – Carson
“It is a type of pasta and also a type of sugar.” – Kailee
What are the three most important ingredients in fruitcake?
“Fruit, chocolate, white stuff.” – Damien
What is figgy pudding?
“It is fuzzy pudding.” – Madi
What’s the most important thing to remember when cooking a goose?
“Take the beak off.” – Tricia
“Add a little salt.” – Marc
What’s the difference between holiday cookies and regular cookies?
“Holiday cookies are in fun shapes.” – Jordan
“Regular cookies taste good.” – Julieanna
Saturday quiz: Name the six charter members of the Big Sky Conference.
The correct answer could win you a coveted reporter’s notebook.
Trend alert: Financial planners going door-to-door to drum up business.
Well, I don’t know if it’s really a trend. But one showed up on my porch this week.
Speaking of dropping the “S” (from last Sunday’s Slice): Someone trying to sell stuff to another department here at the S-R provided a sample ballpoint pen complete with the newspaper’s name printed on it. It said, “Pokesman Review.”
But it would be fun to come up with slogans for a daily with that name.
How about “You’ll Poke Your Eye Out”?
Or “The Paper that Really Sticks it to You”?
“Nudge, Nudge – Say No More”?
Today’s Slice question: Are those family-newsletter Christmas cards in danger of becoming extinct?