This molten chocolate cake is both buttery and intense

Fallen chocolate cake, or molten chocolate cake, is an undercooked in-the-center mound of intense, buttery chocolate cake. We wanted to turn this restaurant menu standard into a practical recipe for home cooks. Beating the egg whites and yolks separately and then folding them together as some recipes instruct resulted in a cottony cake; we found that beating the eggs with […]

Rocky Green dies at 61

Rocky Green, 61, died February 2 at his home in Isom. A son of the late Edgar and Genava Skyles Green, he was a brother of the late Baby Green and a halfbrother of the late Billy Green. Surviving are a brother, Willie Green and wife Norma of Ohio; a sister, Sheila Amburgey and husband Bob of Isom; six Nieces, […]

Guitarist played on many hits


Country Music Hall of Fame guitarist Harold Bradley, who played on hundreds of hit country records including “Crazy,” ‘’King of the Road” and “Crying” and helped create “The Nashville Sound” with his brother Owen, has died at the age of 93. His daughter Beverly Bradley said he died on the morning of January 31 in Nashville, where he was born. […]

‘Red Line’ stars ‘ER’ actor Noah Wyle in cop shooting drama


Noah Wyle is back in Chicago for a TV drama that’s far different than the 1990s hit “ER” that launched his career. In CBS’ limited series “The Red Line,” Wyle’s character loses his African-American husband in a mistaken police shooting that’s the catalyst for family anguish and social uproar. Wyle, who went from freshfaced Dr. Carter in NBC’s 1994- 2009 […]

Lifetime hopes to capitalize on hit R. Kelly documentary


Beyond ratings, the surest sign to executive Brie Miranda Bryant that Lifetime’s “Surviving R. Kelly” had connected as a television event is when she started getting pitches for similar “Surviving” documentary series. Imitation is how television flatters. Bryant, Lifetime’s head of unscripted development, hasn’t bitten yet. But the rare and welcome hit gives Lifetime the chance to savor a success […]

Charley Pride is focus of two PBS projects


Paging Terrence Howard. Charley Pride still wants the actor to play him in a movie of the country music star’s life. The project has been discussed for about 10 years. Pride told a TV critics’ meeting that it remains a goal to have it made with Howard, who stars in the Fox music series “Empire.” Meanwhile, Pride finds himself in […]

Cookie in a skillet? Try it before you laugh

A cookie in a skillet? We admit this Internet phenom made us skeptical_ until we tried it. Unlike making a traditional batch of cookies, this treatment doesn’t require scooping, baking and cooling multiple sheets of treats; the whole thing bakes at once in a single skillet. Plus, the hot bottom and tall sides of a well-seasoned castiron pan create a […]

Speak Your Piece

E-m@il address In addition to the telephone and the U.S. Mail, The Mountain Eagle accepts comments to Speak Your Piece by electronic mail. Our address is: mtneagle@bellsouth.net I think this ‘copay’ should be stopped. Our children already don’t have anything to eat, and now we have to pay ‘copay’ for a little bit of wood? We don’t get much wood, […]

Strange But True

• It was Henry Brooks Adams, American historian and descendant of two U.S. presidents, who made the following sage observation: “They know enough who know how to learn.” • Spanish explorers named California after a mythical island of Amazon women ruled by a warrior queen named Califa. • Though an electric eel is born with the ability to see, by […]

9 named in indictments

The Letcher Grand Jury has named nine people in 12 indictments including a man and a woman charged with complicity to trafficking two grams or more of methamphetamine. Johnathan B. Asher, 30, also known as Jonathan Asher and John Asher, of 173 Redale Road, Pikeville, is charged with speeding 26 miles per hour over the limit, first-degree complicity with Melissa […]