| Feb 13, 2013
We customize everything from coffee orders and pizzas to cars and electronic devices, especially those that begin with an "i" followed by a capital "P."
So why not customize the Valentine's Day sweets you present to those you love? It's easy enough to do...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 1:11 PM
We like to keep you informed of highly-imporrtant cultural events...so I'll tell you that Monday, February 11 is National Peppermint Pattie Day!
No, I don't mean the Peanuts comic strip character.
I think that's actually spelled Patty, and she...
| Feb 13, 2013
Don't let candy-making terms or techniques deter you from trying your hand at making sweets. Here are some tips from a couple of pros.
Temper: "All you're really doing is heating (chocolate) and cooling it while stirring it and adding more chocolate. The...
| Feb 14, 2013
Godiva Dark Chocolate martini: I'm a girly-girl who loves anything dessert-oriented, and this drink made me go ooooh without leaving a massive, sugar-induced headache. The Godiva Dark Chocolate martini ($11), a Valentine's Day special at Harry Caray's,...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 2:41 PM
Parents and caregivers have the power to lead the adolescents in their homes down a healthful path.
A free program called BodyWorks, created by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health, provides adults and adolescents...
| Dec 14, 2012
| 1:05 AM
After this past weekend, it appears that those hoping for a white Christmas are getting their wish! All around us, the Christmas season is in full gear: the presents, the decorations--and the treats.
The Christmas treats that surround us are not good...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:02 AM
We live in an age that glorifies home cooking.
Accomplished chefs across the region strive to recreate the flavors, smells and experiences of their grandmothers' kitchens. "Comfort food" is an haute cuisine buzzword.
Though it's been open for more...
| Nov 16, 2012
When the news of Wendell Smothers' death got around this week, many very sad people in the Tribune newsroom described him with the word "fixture."
From behind a big reception desk in the fourth-floor lobby, for more years than most of us can remember,...
| Mar 30, 2012
| 12:03 PM
It's spring break for many students, and area amusement parks are ready to take visitors for a ride — up, down, sideways and backwards.
Marylanders can take a day or weekend trip to one of these six theme parks, all within a few hours' drive of...
| Dec 17, 2011
| 11:54 AM
HERSHEY, Pa. - Holding a five-pound Hershey's chocolate bar firmly in his left hand, Lancaster Catholic junior Roman Clay outlined the Crusaders' set of goals for the season.
"We wanted to win our non-league games; win our section; win Districts; win the...
| May 28, 2012
| 8:39 AM
6 Tbs heavy whipping cream
7 oz Premium Semi Sweet Hershey's Chocolate Cheesecake (deeply chilled) cut into 1"x1" cubes (We suggest The Cheesecake Factory "Original," White...