| Aug 29, 2011
| 12:35 PM
Mary Harris from Nottingham was looking for recipe she has lost for a blueberry breakfast cake made in a loaf pan. Gladys Wilt from Lothian sent in a recipe she had for Alabama Blueberry Bread that she thinks is really great and that Harris might want...
| Aug 28, 2011
| 6:49 PM
BGE customers should call 877-778-2222 immediately to report your location.
Turn off or unplug sensitive electronic equipment and appliances to avoid damage from surges when power return.
Do not use candles as lighting.
Leave one light turned on so...
| Sep 5, 2011
The last time you wiped down your desk and shook crumbs from your keyboard was — yep, a year ago, when you knocked over a latte while munching a turkey croissant sandwich. Or was it after crunching through that bag of Cheetos? That's not good news...
| Sep 7, 2011
After four days without power, my family returned to the 21st century Wednesday night, but that wasn't the worst experience of the storm.
As I snuggled up on the couch Saturday to weather Irene with my family, I had no idea what was in store. I...
| Sep 8, 2011
| 2:34 PM
Most manufacturers have reformulated their dishwasher detergents after laws limiting phosphates went into effect last year. Now Consumer Reports’ preliminary tests find that some detergents can leave glassware coated with a white film when it’...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 12:59 PM
The scene was shocking enough when police answered a call at the small brick bungalow in Berwyn.
A 14-year-old boy, severely mentally disabled, wearing only a T-shirt, lying in the backyard and not breathing.
As he was rushed to a hospital, where he was...
| Sep 19, 2011
| 2:42 PM
After nearly 40 years in the speaker business, Polk Audio is following music listeners from their living rooms and cars to their smart phones and their MP3 players.
The Baltimore company is moving outside its comfort zone — speakers for home stereo...
| Sep 19, 2011
Maybe you've been a farmers market regular all summer, stopping en route to work to pick up some beautiful fruit to go with your lunchtime yogurt—or stopping by at lunch for some terrific bread to go with the peanut butter you keep tucked in a...
| Jul 14, 2011
| 10:27 AM
Every summer for years, I’ve lugged the big heavy Cuisinart food processor out to make an enormous batch of pesto from piles of farmers market basil. After much work, I freeze the green magic in ice cube trays and then seal the cubes in freezer bags...
| Jul 18, 2011
| 2:06 PM
Freezer: Make sure the door is closed and the power cord is connected securely. Place an open container of ice in the freezer, with a coin on top of the ice to check for a prolonged power failure in your absence. The coin will have dropped to the bottom...
| Jul 20, 2011
| 6:58 AM
Sears is offering special discounts on name brand appliances at its South Florida stores, thanks to good old competition.
You may have heard that hhgregg recently opened up numerous new stores in South Florida. In response, Sears is heating up the...