| Nov 21, 2013
| 8:27 PM
Are you hosting a party this holiday season? Let the library help with ideas for planning, preparing and throwing an unforgettable gathering.
"The Butler Speaks" by Charles MacPherson is a guide to stylish entertaining and etiquette ideas to help you...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 5:20 AM
My neighbor says he found some great holiday recipes in an old Sunset magazine circa 1984. Love that. And here are some other unique ideas from recent books on my radar:
"Quinoa Cuisine" Ulysses Press, 2012. Contrary to this edible seed's similarity to...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 7:40 AM
PIERRE, S.D. (AP) — Some South Dakota farmers and ranchers are upset by the selection of singer-guitarist Joan Jett, a vegetarian and animal rights advocate, to perform on the state's float in the annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade.
| Nov 20, 2013
Let's not cook and say we did. If you're hosting or attending a family Thanksgiving—or the buddies-only version, Friendsgiving—dinner this year, that might be what you're thinking about now. If the idea of brining your own turkey or bringing a...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
Date: Sept. 27
Her story: Laura Schott, 35, grew up in Lutherville. She is a corporate travel agent at Maxim Healthcare Services in Columbia. Her parents, Phyllis and Bob Schott, are both retired teachers and live in Lutherville.
His story: Serafim...
| Nov 17, 2013
| 12:05 PM
Soups are a deceptive thing. You sit down to dinner, someone places a bowl in front of you and your heart falls. How is soup a meal? But very soon, you're reminded of its powers to sate and comfort all at once.
In the Holiday Edition of the California...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 10:04 PM
What would you like people to know about your church?
We want people to know that Christ is our center and we care about their spiritual, mental and physical health.
We came later in the line of denominations, and so we owe our roots to all the...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Ethan Brown held up one of his ready-to-eat vegetarian chicken strips and peeled off stringy strands that mimicked the moist meat of the real thing.
"That's the beauty. That's absolutely everything," said Brown, founder of Beyond Meat, admiring the...
| Nov 15, 2013
| 1:15 PM
SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Rocker Joan Jett says she's stepping off South Dakota's float in the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade because political agendas are getting in the way of a fun event.
Some South Dakota farmers and ranchers were unhappy with Jeff...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 9:54 AM
It seems there is nothing Dana Goodyear won't put in her mouth. Pig ears, beef hearts, crickets, stink bugs and ox penis are just a few of the things she knowingly chews up and swallows.
In her new book, "Anything That Moves: Renegade Chefs, Fearless...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 10:18 AM
BWI-Marshall Airport ranks fourth in the nation when it comes to U.S. airports that offer travelers the healthiest food options, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
The airport improved its standing...