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  • Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork

    Chef of the moment: Barton G.'s Jeff O'Neill serves his steak with a 3-foot fork
    Jeff O’Neill is the executive chef at Barton G., the newly opened L.A. outlet of the Miami restaurant known for its seasonal cuisine and fantastical plating, such as a steak served on a wooden board with a 3-foot giant’s fork and a salad in...
  • Tiger lilies also aren't native and are less invasive

    Q: I am a volunteer who is taking care of the Revolutionary War Memorial site at First and Market. The site is also referred to the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. This summer I noticed plants that were coming up out of the brush behind the fence and another...
  • Farm manure threatens Lehigh watershed

    Jamie and Glenda Pini stood in the pasture of their small farm, among a herd of rambunctious goats, several large Angus cattle, and a pile of manure. The Pinis' farm, off Route 100, north of Interstate 78, where highways and warehouses transition to...
  • Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts

    Connecticut's Changing Landscape Reflects Cultural Shifts
    The Connecticut landscape has dramatically changed over the 250 years since The Hartford Courant was founded. Once covered mostly with farms, forests and small agricultural villages, today, our landscape is suburban subdivisions, strip malls, office...
  • Effort to fight invasive plants in California targets nurseries

    Effort to fight invasive plants in California targets nurseries
    The delicate, knee-high grass Nassella tenuissima rises like a pale yellow cloud, with wispy tassels spilling from needle-thin green stems. Mass-planted, the grass evokes a rippling golden sea. "If only those plants weren't so beautiful," Jan...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets

    Farmers market guide: A list of Peninsula markets
     The number of farmers markets in the commonwealth has more than doubled over the past 10 years, according to the state's department of agriculture and consumer services.      On the Peninsula, seasonal markets will begin dusting off their booths in...
  • Happy National Mustard Day! Celebrate with 5 easy recipes

    Happy National Mustard Day! Celebrate with 5 easy recipes
    Happy National Mustard Day! You can celebrate making your own; you won't believe how easy homemade mustard can be. Think mustard, and you might veer first toward the bright yellow stuff you get in a squeeze bottle. Or maybe you prefer something a little...
  • Annuity ingenuity

    Of all of the products that the financial services industry creates for retirement savers, the one that tends to cause the largest number of questions is the oft-sold, and rarely understood, annuity. An annuity is a financial contract issued by a life...
  • Audubon Warns State Must Change Conservation To Save Bird Species

    Audubon Warns State Must Change Conservation To Save Bird Species
    Connecticut's old conservation style of buying up property to save it from development, then just letting the landscape return to forest isn't working for many of this state's declining bird species, according to the state's Audubon Society chapter.The...
  • Scientists develop a tomato plant that can grow all night

    Scientists develop a tomato plant that can grow all night
    It could be a tomato game-changer: Scientists have discovered a gene that would allow commercial tomato plants to tolerate 24 hours of light a day. In theory, more light exposure means more energy production for the plant, so the discovery could lead to...