| Jun 12, 2012
Q: Can you direct me to where I can find a brownie-type recipe from the 1950s that was made with chopped dates? It is a childhood favorite I used to make with my Aunt Anne. She is long passed away.
I think it was a Hershey recipe? I have looked at...
| 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...
| Nov 20, 2006
FILL up on the vegetables. Skip the pumpkin pie, or at least the whipped cream. Forgo the gravy; go really, really easy on the stuffing. And just say no to alcohol, because wine and liquor is not only calorie-laden, it's apt to set off a damn-the-...
| Dec 4, 2009
| 9:09 AM
Hassle Free Holidays
- Decide what you are going to do and make ahead of time so you are never caught off guard. Shop your own house, stock up easy party items or borrow from friends to save time and money. Transform everyday items into...
| Dec 28, 2009
Maybe it's the sleepless nights. Maybe it's the daytime jitters. Whatever the reason, many people decide to cut back on caffeine - only to find that it's harder than they thought.
Caffeine turns up in expected places, in unexpected amounts. And recent...
| Oct 20, 2009
| 2:49 PM
Santa has always had a monopoly on the good cookies. But it took Julia Usher a while to ponder the bigger issue: Why should the winter holidays get all the gingerbread? And why should something as deliciously fun as a cookie exchange be relegated to...
| Oct 1, 2009
There's a plethora of pink products to purchase to fund the battle against breast cancer. From luscious candy to naughty pasties and trendy clothes to camping gear, buy into the pink war being waged on the cancer that takes so many of our grandmothers,...
| Sep 30, 2009
| 10:00 PM
Walk, run, bike, climb, swim or participate in virtual breast cancer fundraising activities from coast to coast. Pedal the Hershey Tour de Pink from chocolate land to the Big Apple; join in on hundreds of Races for the Cure; drive in the all-female, 18...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 7:36 AM
From the Dining@Large blog:
It's back-to-school time. And while the kiddos learn reading, writing and arithmetic, parents get schooled in the politics of schoolhouse eating.
With all the attention on childhood obesity these days, lots of lunchbox...
| Oct 13, 2010
After putting on 40 pounds with the birth of her second child, radio host Julie Guy was overwhelmed with the thought of getting back in shape. In 2007, she joined The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society's Team In Training, a local group that trains runners and...
| Jun 20, 2010
Hershey's Chocolate World, epicenter of the "Sweetest Place on Earth," is morphing into even more of a treat for chocolate fans with the addition of two new experiences this month.
The first, Create Your Own Candy Bar, is the closest visitors can get...