| Aug 19, 2013
| 6:04 PM
John Littlefield feared for the life of his pet, Miss Coco.
The 5-year-old Maltese Shih-Tzu seemed to be allergic to everything and itched — seemingly nonstop.
Her condition prompted Littlefield, co-host and designer on ABC's "Extreme Makeover:...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 4:49 PM
Anyone who has tried to travel while minding a serious diet probably has had to compromise. After being offered only risotto or pasta at several restaurants in Italy, a vegetarian friend ordered "steak and baked potato, but hold the steak" in self-...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 11:32 AM
The Harford County Public Library, Jarrettsville Lions Club, businesses of Jarrettsville and representatives from Harford County Government have partnered to create an evening Twilight Farmer's Market from 3 to 7 p.m. on Oct. 5 at Jarrett's field on Route...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:11 AM
As summer slipped into September, I realized I could no longer ignore the bounty of jalapenos in my refrigerator. I think I had about 24. I had lot of recipes that used one or two of the peppers at a time, but I needed something that would put a real dent...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 7:24 AM
Pumpkin doughnuts, prepared by Chef Payne of deca Restaurant + Bar on the WGN-TV Midday News Lunchbreak segment. To read more about the restaurant: chicago.metromix.com/.
Pumpkin Doughnuts Recipe
4 cups cake flour
1 cup sugar
| Oct 25, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Makes: 8 servings
This dish is a show-stopper and one of my personal favorites. Using the pumpkin as a serving dish makes for a nice presentation but it is the pumpkin itself that ties this dish together. Once baked, the soft pumpkin flesh is easily...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 6:45 AM
A new genre of bowling alleys across Central Florida is striking a chord with foodies.
Once the home of dried-out hot dogs on spinning heated rollers and cardboard-cradled pizzas, bowling alleys have undergone a culinary and design renaissance in recent...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 12:47 PM
Doris McG. Neumann, a retired Friends School educator and longtime activist, died July 16 of heart failure at her Timonium home. She was 93.
The daughter of an autoworker and a homemaker, Doris Elaine McGlone was born and raised in Flint, Mich., where...
| Jun 8, 2013
Come summer, I look forward to interleaving slices of mozzarella and basil leaves with slices of the first luscious red tomatoes to make a classic caprese. I'll sometimes toss hot spaghetti with diced mozzarella or bocconcini (those bite-sized balls)...
| Jul 13, 2013
Think organic or biodynamic wines are relatively new? Meet the Nikolaihof estate in the Wachau region of Austria, where wine has been made — organically — for close to 2,000 years. The Nikolaihof family is so committed that it serves only...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 12:31 PM
By the time Mira Kozel was 30, she had the bone density of an 88-year-old woman, and she was diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis.
She had been nourishing herself with a diet rich in low-fat muffins, salads accompanied by fat-free salad dressings, black...