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  • Market Watch: In Ojai, hot chiles and a warm story

    Market Watch: In Ojai, hot chiles and a warm story
    Most native-born French recoil from chiles as if from snakes, but in the Basque country of the Pyrenees foothills, five miles from the Spanish border, the citizens of Espelette adore a unique local pod called the Espelette, conical, 3 to 4 inches long and...
  • Rolling feasts: A guide to Orlando food trucks

    Rolling feasts: A guide to Orlando food trucks
    Dinner or a snack is likely rolling up to a location near you as the mobile-food vendors phenomenon keeps on trucking across the country. Food trucks and mobile kitchens are not new, but with the Food Network's the "Great Food Truck Race" and the Cooking...
  • Howard I. Buskirk, state worker

    Howard I. Buskirk, state worker
    Harold I. Buskirk, former chief of administration for the Maryland Department of Budget and Fiscal Planning, died Friday from complications of a stroke at Hanover Hospital in Hanover, Pa. The former longtime Sykesville resident was 86. The son of a coal...
  • Damon Paul Gerber, police captain

    Damon Paul Gerber, a retired Baltimore County Police Department captain who founded its police dog unit, died of multiple organ failure Wednesday at Harmony Hall in Columbia. The former Mount Airy and Lansdowne resident was 87. Born in Sykesville and...
  • Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America

    Consumer group names "Terrible Ten" food issues plaguing America
    In anticipation of nationwide "Food Day" (Oct. 24) events, the Center For Science in the Public Interest has released the Terrible Ten food issues that the group believes plague American health.  Some of the biggest offenders, according to the Washington...
  • If you go: Nelson, Canada

    THE BEST WAY TO NELSON From LAX, direct service (stop, no change of plane) to Spokane, Wash., is offered on Southwest, and connecting service (change of plane) is offered on Delta, Alaska, United, Southwest and Frontier. Restricted round-trip fares begin...
  • $5.7 million grant awarded to fight stink bugs

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture is committing $5.7 million to find non-chemical means to control stink bugs, the brown pests from Asia that wreck fruit and vegetable crops and invade homes when the weather cools. Rep. Roscoe Bartlett, R-Md., announced...
  • Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle

    Mrs. United States 2011 embraces paleo lifestyle
    Two years ago, Mrs. United States 2011 Shannon Ford was diagnosed with celiac disease, an intestinal disorder triggered by eating gluten. Since then, she has embraced "a paleo lifestyle" that includes eating lean meats, vegetables, fruits and nuts and...
  • Community Action Council gets Howard Co. award for service

    Community Action Council gets Howard Co. award for service
    A lush garden erupting with organic vegetables, food displays that rival an upscale grocer's and sleek weatherization projects that slash energy bills — these may not seem like the typical projects of an agency that aids the poor. Yet these...
  • Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools

    Premium food on the plate in Niles high schools
    For lunch, Josh Rivera chose a plate of saffron rice, Jerusalem salad and a Greek-marinated kebab of free-range chicken raised without the use of antibiotics. "Last year I used to get a burger and pizza, but they were really greasy," the Niles North High...
  • Cultivating Life: Gardening in August isn't easy

    August is a tough time for many gardeners. Temperatures usually hit an annual high, rain is infrequent, and daylight begins to shorten. While some may throw in the towel (or trowel, as it were), those of us who have been at it for a while know that this...