Daily entertainment new with items on "Lion King 3D" in theaters, "The Longest Yard" on TBS and a recipe for Green Tomato Mincemeat.

Trending topic: ‘Lion King 3D’


Disney is releasing “Lion King 3D” in theaters nationwide for a limited two-week run starting today. The film has been revamped for the 3-D screen and features the likes of Matthew Broderick (Simba), James Earl Jones (Mufasa), Jeremy Irons (Scar) and Nathan Lane (Timon). So even if you’ve seen it before, it might be worth seeing it again.


On TV: ‘The Longest Yard’ on TBS at 9 p.m. EDT/ 8 p.m. CDT


Starring Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds, prisoners and their guards face off in a courtyard football game. Sandler, an ex football pro, must turn ragtag inmates into football players.


Dinner idea: Green Tomato Mincemeat




6 pounds green tomatoes

2 pounds tart apples

2 cups raisins

4 cups brown sugar, firmly packed

2 cups strong coffee

1 lemon (grated peel and juice)

2 teaspoons grated orange peel

1/2 cup cider vinegar

1 teaspoon salt

1 teaspoon nutmeg

1 teaspoon allspice

Core and quarter tomatoes and apples, and put through food chopper with raisins. Combine all ingredients in a large saucepan. Simmer 2 hours, stir frequently. If canning, pack at once in hot pint jars. Adjust lids. Process in boiling water bath (212 degrees) for 25 minutes. Remove jars from canner and complete seals, unless closures are self-sealing type. Make 4-5 pints.


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