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  • Free workshops help you garden with better success

     Free workshops help you garden with better success
    The secret to success with a happy, healthy yard is knowing what to do and what not to do. The methods you use should be based on scientific research, not marketing campaigns that push products. Virginia Cooperative Extension workshops offer some of the...
  • Halloween pumpkins meet their explosive end at Caltech

    Halloween pumpkins meet their explosive end at Caltech
    At 11:30 p.m. Wednesday, after the streets were clear of trick-or-treaters and parties were winding down, a group of Caltech students were pushing crates of frozen pumpkins up the elevator in Millikan Library. There were about 50 pumpkins of various...
  • Canned Pumpkin Recipes

    Pumpkin Rosemary Sauce over Gnocchi 2 packages (16 oz. each) whole wheat gnocchi 1 ½ tablespoons extra virgin olive oil 2 ¼ cups chopped onion 2 large garlic cloves, finely minced 2 teaspoons very finely minced fresh rosemary 1 ½ cups fat free, less...
  • Farmers Markets: Stokes Purple is a sweet potato of mystery

    Farmers Markets: Stokes Purple is a sweet potato of mystery
    When the Stokes Purple sweet potato shows up in markets next week, it's hard to say what will be more intriguing: its look, with dramatically deep purple skin and flesh, its flavor or the mystery of its origins. It was discovered in the United States...
  • Farmland preservation effort faces defections

    Farmland preservation effort faces defections
    There have been Mullinixes farming in western Howard County for more than a century. Nearly three decades ago, as a mark of their commitment to working the land, the family sold the development rights on their farms to the state of Maryland. Now, though,...
  • Recipe: Pumpkin pie with pecan brown butter streusel

    Recipe: Pumpkin pie with pecan brown butter streusel
      Total time: 2½ hours, plus chilling and cooling times Servings: 8 Note: Adapted from Quinn and Karen Hatfield. Pie dough 3/4 teaspoon salt 1/4 cup plus 3½ tablespoons water 2 3/4 cups plus 2 tablespoons (12 ounces) flour 3/4 cup (1½ sticks) plus...
  • Development pressure still eroding Maryland's farmland

    Development pressure still eroding Maryland's farmland
    As state and local officials weigh Maryland's first request by any farmer to reclaim development rights voluntarily sold to the state decades ago, preservation advocates and state planners warn that permissive zoning in some rural counties threaten to...
  • Thanksgiving food truck rally Thursday at the Hard Rock

    Thanksgiving food truck rally Thursday at the Hard Rock
    On the Thursday before Thanksgiving, Sef Gonzalez wanted to do something different for the food truck rally he organizes at the Seminole Hard Rock & Casino in Hollywood. So his asked 40 trucks to submit a dish for the Thanksgiving Dinner Challenge....
  • Recipe: Mini pumpkin chiffon pies

    Recipe: Mini pumpkin chiffon pies
      Total time: 1 hour, plus chilling time for the pies Servings: 12 Note: The filling is adapted from a recipe in "The Pie and Pastry Bible" by Rose Levy Beranbaum. The filling uses uncooked egg whites. 1/4 cup water 1/4 ounce (2¼ teaspoons)...
  • Farmers, homeowners spar over preservation

    Residents and farmers in western Howard County sparred Thursday night over whether three farm families should be allowed to reclaim the development rights on their farmland — the first-ever attempt to defect from Maryland's agricultural land-...
  • November 19: Lunchbreak - Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart

    November 19: Lunchbreak - Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart
    Deb Perelman To purchase a copy of the book: The Smitten Kitchen Cookbook Event: 7:00 p.m. Indian Trails Library 355 S. Schoenbeck Road Wheeling www.smittenkitchen.com/ Marbled Pumpkin Gingersnap Tart Yield: one 9-inch tart, serving 8 Crust...