A crockpot notion for a restaurant

Plus, a small town’s eponymous china pattern

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Whenever Milver Jean Bruce’s relatives visited her Texarkana home, they could count on being greeted by the aroma of a slow-cooked meal.

“All the time, we’d come to the house and be like, ‘What you got in the pot?’” Bruce’s daughter, Sharon Booth Bruce Batts, says of her mother’s signature slow cooker.


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