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  • Daum: The Ann Romney trap

    Daum: The Ann Romney trap
    President Obama displayed quick damage-control reflexes last week when he called out Democratic pundit Hilary Rosen for claiming that Ann Romney, mother of five, had "never worked a day in her life." It was "the wrong thing to say" and "not something I...
  • Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life

    Oregon farm stay gives travelers a peek into rural life
    ALSEA, Ore. - Paco is a miniature Sicilian donkey - one of many endearing souls guests encounter when staying overnight at Leaping Lamb Farm, in Alsea. "Farm stays," as they're called, are popping up at a growing number of farms, ranches and vineyards in...
  • Down on the farm, with a side of good food

    Down on the farm, with a side of good food
    Just after settling into our Euro-rustic guest tent at Kinnikinnick Farm, our family gathered around a wooden table as our host, Susan Cleverdon, delivered dinner. Asparagus, fresh from the field, was ready to be steamed. Tender baby greens awaited...
  • Recipe: Classic pumpkin pie

    Recipe: Classic pumpkin pie
    If Thanksgiving is the classic American food holiday (or maybe it's the only American food holiday?), pumpkin pie is the classic ending for it. And while you can find all kinds of variations that take the basic pie in different directions — many...
  • 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...
  • Stars and style a good fit in celebrity product lines

    Stars and style a good fit in celebrity product lines
    Celebrity clothing brands have become a ubiquitous force in fashion, but this wasn't always the case. A decade ago, attaching a famous name to a mass-market brand was still fairly rare and was seen by some as a last alternative when movie scripts and TV...
  • Simple changes that won't overwhelm

    Simple changes that won't overwhelm
    Green is everywhere. It's the "new black." It's a mantra heard from the grocery store to the gas pump to the automobile showroom. Given so much advice, where should we start? Our choices may depend on our own personal styles. Some people are more...
  • With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods

    With no labeling, few realize they are eating genetically modified foods
    When a team of activists wearing white hazmat suits showed up at a Chicago grocery store to protest the sale of genetically modified foods, they picked an unlikely target: Whole Foods Market. Organic foods, by definition, can't knowingly contain...
  • 2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden

    2011 was a year of exciting home projects; 2012 promises lots in home and garden
    Even though 2011 was a down year for the housing market, it was an up year for housing events in Hampton Roads. February through November, southeastern Virginia was the scene of three nationally recognized homes, as well as the Peninsula's own Parade...
  • Celebrity traveler: Chef Cindy Wolf's appetite for Paris

    Celebrity traveler: Chef Cindy Wolf's appetite for Paris
    Where does a highly acclaimed Baltimore chef like to escape when she has the opportunity to temporarily hang up her apron? If you are Cindy Wolf, there's no better place than Paris. As often as possible, Wolf sneaks away to "the world's best food city"...
  • Go away with Chynna Phillips

    Go away with Chynna Phillips
    The pop trio Wilson Phillips, comprised of singers Chynna Phillips and Carnie and Wendy Wilson, is back in the limelight, thanks to a new album, "Dedicated," and a reality series, "Wilson Phillips: Still Holding On," airing on the TV Guide Network. For...