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  • Fox 8 Jukebox: Blue Lunch

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Blue Lunch is an 8-piece band that has a huge repertoire of music. In addition to their own original songs they write and perform, the band specializes in jump blues, New Orleans R&B, swing, doo-wop and soul music.  Blue Lunch has released 8 CD’s and has a special Christmas show planned. Click here for more information.

  • Fox Recipe Box: Candy Cane Sugar Cookies

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Candy Cane Sugar Cookies look so festive that you might think they are hard to make. Rachel Rozsa is the executive pastry chef at Lockkeepers and she showed Fox 8’s Wayne Dawson how easy it is to create this this beautiful holiday cookie. Click here to learn more about Lockkeepers restaurant. Candy Cane Sugar Cookies 1 cup unsalted butter, softened to room temperature 1 cup powdered sugar 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 teaspoon peppermint […]

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: The Scarlet Angels

    CLEVELAND, Oh — The Scarlet Angels is made up of a talented group of singers from Cuyahoga Heights High School. The choir is open to girls in grades 9-12 and an audition is required. The name of the group comes from the school colors: scarlet and gray.  

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: The Royal Ringers

    CLEVELAND, Oh — The Royal Ringers are the premier hand bell group at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy in Cuyahoga Falls. Under the direction of Scott Isaacs, the group is one of three hand bell groups at the school. To learn more about the music department at Cuyahoga Valley Christian Academy click here.

  • Fox Recipe Box: Holiday Cranberry Jalapeno Dip

    CLEVELAND, Oh — It’s beautiful, colorful and a perfect appetizer for any holiday get-together.  Country chef Lee Ann Miller enlisted the help of Fox 8’s Kristi Capel to show us how to make her Holiday Cranberry Jalapeno Dip. Lee Ann is a friend of Walnut Creek Cheese and you can learn more about the Amish Country store by clicking here. Fresh Cranberry Salsa Cream Cheese Dip 1- 12 oz. package fresh cranberries ¼ cup green onion, chopped fine ¼ cup cilantro, […]

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: Eastlake North High School ‘Northern Lights’

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Northern Lights is a vocal ensemble from Eastlake North High School  under the direction of Devra Laserson.  

  • Fox Recipe Box: Meringue Snowmen

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Meringue is a versatile topping for cupcakes and cookies. Trish Koodrich is the owner of ‘Trish’s Truffles & Sweet Treats’ and she showed Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer how to use meringue to make festive holiday cupcakes. Click here to learn more about Trish’s Truffles & Sweet Treats and the merigue decorating kits highlighted in the segment. Meringue Snowmen Make 12 Ingredients 2 egg whites room temperature ½ teaspoon salt ½ cup plus 2 tablespoons 1 teaspoon vanilla […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: My Mother’s Drunken Fruit Cake

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Fruit cake stirs up quite a variety of reactions, but this recipe might just change a few minds. Karen Monath is the Associate Dean of Tri-C’s Hospitality Management Program and she says all fruit cakes are ‘not’ made the same. Chef Karen shared her mother’s cherished recipe and showed Fox 8’s Kristi Capel why a slice of this cake may make you think twice about fruit cake. Click here to learn more about Tri-C’s Hospitality Management Program. […]

  • Fill your home with fresh holiday plants — AJ Petitti gives his top picks

    CLEVELAND, Oh –When it comes to decorating your home for the holidays with fresh plants, there are so many options according to AJ Petitti. Poinsettia’s are always popular and AJ showed Fox 8’s Wayne Dawson how you can add some bling to the traditional holiday plant to give it a different twist. AJ also introduced us to other plants and flowers that are perfect for the season. Click here for more information on Petitti Garden Centers including when and where […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Holiday Wreath Cookies

    CLEVELAND, Oh — It’s a holiday cookie recipe that doesn’t require a lot of time in the kitchen and serves up smiles with every bite! Fox 8 producer Leah O’brien grew up making Holiday Wreath Cookies every Christmas season and she asked her mother Livia Fry to help demonstrate how to make this family favorite treat. Recipe for(No Bake) Holiday Wreath Cookies: 1/4 C Butter 1-10 oz pkg Mini Marshmallows 1 tsp Green Food Coloring 6 C Corn Flakes Red […]

  • Fox Recipe Box: Homemade Bath Bombs

    CLEVELAND, Oh — Who doesn’t love a homemade gift?! Michelle Luciano is manager of the Solon Vitamix Store and she showed Fox 8’s Stefani Schaefer how easy it is to mix up a gift that promises to make bath time extra enjoyable. Click here to learn more about the Solon Vitamix store and be sure to check out the variety of classes offered at the store.    

  • Fox 8 Jukebox: University of Akron Steel Drum Band

    CLEVELAND, Oh — The University of Akron Steel Drum Band brought the sounds of the Carribean to the Fox 8 studio just in time for the holiday season. The students are all percussion majors and are passionate about educating people about the history of the steel drum and the musical art form of Trinidad. The group has a Christmas CD available. Click here for more information about the University of Akron Steel Drum Band.