| Mar 27, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When The Baltimore Sun inaugurated its Peeps Recipe Contest this year, it was a way to acknowledge the unstoppable force that has become the Peep.
[See photos of all Peeps recipe contest entries here.]
Once, the marshmallow treat was mere Easter...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 7:17 AM
Love them or hate them, Peeps are popping.
Fluffy little sugar-coated marshmallow critters, around since the 1950s, are no longer merely an Easter-basket staple. They're cultural touchstones, with fan clubs, a clothing line and even a store devoted to...
| Mar 17, 2013
Easter is early this year, but not to worry: A whole season's worth of deals on everything from basket stuffers to hams to clothing is packed into March -- so hop to it.
Jewel-Osco: Ham coupon
There's a coupon on the front of the Jewel ad...
| Dec 21, 2011
| 9:42 AM
NHL Winter Classic
The summer home of the Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, will be turned into a full-size ice rink for the NHL's fifth annual Winter Classic. Start your New Year's Eve with the Winter Classic Alumni Game, where...
| Apr 27, 2012
Neon and pastel jeans brightening the concrete this spring might lead one to conclude that denim today carries all the gravitas of marshmallow Peeps.
But there's always a dark side to denim. In 2012, it's hiding out in the freezer in a gallon zip-close...
| Apr 11, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Peeps and jelly beans line the shelves. What is your go-to Easter candy?
1. A homemade dark chocolate bunny from Windy City Sweets. – Joe Gray
2. The Brachs chocolate covered marshmallow egg: pure sugar, with a great shell to chip at. Runner-up:...
| Apr 7, 2012
| 8:00 AM
We’re not really sure why Sunday is referred to as “Easter.” It’d be so much more accurate to refer to it as “The Day Everyone Eats Far Too Many Peeps.”
We kid. After all, that name probably applies to most days for...
| Mar 23, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Between the chocolate eggs, the pastel fashions and the flowers, American consumers are going to spend $16.8 billion on celebrating Easter Sunday on April 8. And that doesn’t even include paying for increasingly expensive gasoline to get to church....
| Mar 20, 2012
| 4:23 PM
With Easter earlier this year, holiday activities are kicking off this weekend with Easter Bunnies at the mall, egg hunts and breakfasts with the bunny. Here's a rundown of what's going on. Photos with the Easter Bunny: March 23-April 7, 11 a.m.-8 p.m.,...
| Mar 25, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Everyone loves Peeps, those delicious marshmallow confections made by Bethlehem candy maker Just Born. And this is the time of year when they can be found just about everywhere. So we decided to hold a contest challenging readers to come up with a Peeps...
| Mar 28, 2011
| 4:22 PM
I have no CSA recipes to report so far this week. I'm still struggling with pine mouth, so I wasn't feeling particularly like experimenting this weekend.But I did stumble across this recipe, and before I knew what I was doing,......