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Karin Calloway: Saucy Pork Chops

...dry, overcooked pork chops. The trick to tender, juicy pork chops is to quickly sear or brown them first over high heat to lock in the juices, and then finish their cooking in the sauce.The sauce for the chops is made in the same skillet you've used...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/food/karin-calloway/2014-12-15/karin-calloway-
Officials urge caution while shopping during holidays

...increases the odds of theft."All you really have to do is take that extra 10 seconds and secure your things in the trunk and lock it," he said.Packages left on doorsteps are also an invitation to criminals, and police suggest people make alternate plans...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-16/officials-urge-caution
Man jailed after missing child found

...relative's house to do laundry.Watts told police the child must have walked out of the house, which has a front door that does not lock properly, while he was sleeping.Watts was booked into the Richmond County jail on a charge of deprivation of a minor. The...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2014-12-15/man-jailed-after-missi
Slobbery sidekicks: Dogs ride in bikers' sidecars

LOS ANGELES - Some silken-haired beauties are eager sidekicks to motorcycle riders, wind whipping their thick locks as passers-by watch the wild ride with envy. That is until the slobber starts.These passengers are pooches ? mastiffs...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-12-06/slobbery-sidekicks-dogs-ride-bikers
Tide, Tigers in familiar territory playing for a conference title

...playing for a title.For Missouri, this is also becoming the norm.The top-ranked Crimson Tide (11-1) will be trying to lock up a spot in college football's inaugural playoff when they on the No. 14 Tigers (10-2) in the Southeastern Conference...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-05/tide-tigers-familiar-terr
Top-ranked Crimson Tide roll over Tigers in SEC title game

...contest in the third quarter, closing to 21-13, but Alabama (12-1) put up three touchdowns over the final 15 minutes to lock up its spot in college football's inaugural playoff.And if the committee was impressed by second-ranked Oregon's 51-13...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-12-06/top-ranked-crimson-tide-r
Red-hot Green Bay isn't looking past Atlanta

...performance each week ? and realize this is a 'what have you done for me lately' league."Even the NFC North isn't a lock for Green Bay. So long as Detroit stays a game back in the division, the Lions have a chance to unseat the Packers if they...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nfl/2014-12-06/red-hot-green-bay-isnt-lookin
Sid Mullis: Rosemary plants bring holiday scents to the home

...the colorful red seed. Magnolia seed will germinate next spring if the seeds are stored properly. Place the seeds in a zip-lock bag with a moist paper towel and store them in the refrigerator until you can plant them.This is the only time of the year...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2014-11-27/rosemary-plants-brin
What Is It?

...as The Wizard of Oz and Gone With The Wind released that year."I then found a picture of the 1939 Plymouth, and all of the lock tumblers fell into place. Duh! Thanksgiving ? Pilgrims ? Plymouth Rock. Sometimes I'm a little slow ...''For 1939...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/autos/2014-12-04/what-it
New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam still wrapped in red tape

...stubbornly stagnant as New Savannah Bluff Lock & Dam.In the early 1980s, as a youngster...dime to renovate and repair the adjoining lock and dam.In May, the corps closed the area around the lock and dam after new assessments found the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/outdoors/rob-pavey/2014-06-28/new-savannah-b