| Dec 8, 2011
Despite the best efforts of the Calorie and Cholesterol Cops (CCC) to shame us, there are still those of us who really love to give gifts of goodies made by our own hands in our own kitchens. In order to be dietarily correct, however, I suppose we now...
| Dec 12, 2011
I'm a fan of those soups in microwaveable containers. The price is usually right. Some can sit in your desk drawer for months (years?). There's a good variety to choose from. And when the weather's blustery, they solve the lunch problem for desktop...
| Dec 13, 2011
One drip per second from a leaky faucet equals 3,000 to 8,000 gallons of wasted water a year, according to Paul Patton, senior product manager for Delta Faucet, and Chuck White, vice president of technical and code services for the Plumbing-Heating-...
| Dec 15, 2011
Thanksgiving may be all about food (and football), but Christmas has myriad elements besides the Roast Beast. Gift presentations and all that oohing and aahing, to be more precise.
Growing up, we had a turkey dinner on both Thanksgiving and Christmas. I...
| Dec 15, 2011
"When I was a little girl, during the holidays we would go to my grandparents' house in the countryside. I fondly recall the magical memories of my family and the holidays that this cookie is responsible for. I can still picture my grandma in the...
| Dec 15, 2011
Cinnamon bumuelos with maple-macadamia, chocolate and peanut butter dipping sauces
Total time: 1 hour, 20 minutes
Servings: Makes 1 to 1½ dozen bumuelos, depending on the size.
Note: Although the sauces are quick to make, you may want to prepare them...
| Dec 19, 2011
| 8:00 AM
Welcome to the Ten @ 10 - Holiday Food & Drink Safety Edition. There are, as you will see, far more than 10 tips for eating and drinking without fear at the holidays. That's because this post, like this season, is way, way, way overstuffed.
| Dec 22, 2011
| 7:16 AM
Artesian Water Maryland, a subsidiary of Artesian Resources Corporation, announced Wednesday it has completed the purchase of several Cecil County local water systems, including the water system of the Town of Port Deposit.
Artesian purchased the water...
| Dec 27, 2011
Q: I have been searching (for years) for a recipe for the clear French salad dressing served at the George Diamond's Steakhouse restaurant on Wabash just south of Congress. I hope you can find this one for me; it was a favorite.
—Gerry Cload, New...
| Jun 17, 2011
| 10:48 AM
HARTFORD -- Regina White paused to count the number of apartments she had lived in New Britain and Hartford from ages 13 to 22.
"Let's see, probably 10 or 12," she said.
She prefers, though, not to reflect on those numbers, but rather on a single one....
| Jun 21, 2011
| 7:50 AM
Marc Dixon, chef and owner of Bistro Blanc in Dayton, gets his berries from a nearby farm. This year's strawberries, he said, were "hands down, the best strawberries of my life. They were like strawberry candy."
The strawberry season is just about over...