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  • Australia's Barossa Valley wine, food scene grows and old charms remain

    Australia's Barossa Valley wine, food scene grows and old charms remain
    A sweet whiff of ripe grapes mingles with the aroma of eucalyptus trees, delivered on a hot breeze rippling across acres of vineyards. Needle-spired Lutheran churches puncture an impossibly blue heaven above old-time villages of stone cottages. The...
  • Emerging flavors for 2015: McCormick & Co. annual forecast

    Emerging flavors for 2015: McCormick & Co. annual forecast
    Move over, chile peppers. Make way for Shichimi Togarashi and Shawarma spice blends, highlighted in McCormick & Co.'s annual list of the coming year's top food trends and flavors. The McCormick Flavor Forecast 2015, released today, looks at emerging...
  • The Gadarene Swine is a carnivore chef's complicated vegan venture

    The Gadarene Swine is a carnivore chef's complicated vegan venture
    The pleasures of veganism, not so long ago the far frontier of meat-free dining, are not as elusive as they used to be. The strictures of raw-food enthusiasts, macrobiotic restaurants and paleo devotees make the demands of vegans, who demand only that...
  • Better weather should mean good fishing

    Rain, wind and rough seas have kept offshore anglers from fishing the past few days, but better conditions are right around the corner. "We haven't fished at all," said Capt. Skip Dana of the Fish City Pride and Helen S drift boats of Pompano Beach....
  • Allentown Brew Works celebrates craft beer with festival

    Allentown Brew Works celebrates craft beer with festival
    For some, beer is more than something you drink while watching the Eagles. For true devotees, beer is a craft, a careful concoction of ingredients blended to produce flavors that can be anything from light and citrusy to bold, dark and assertive....
  • Lehigh Valley food events: 'Cookie Crunch' tickets on sale, holiday tea events

    COOKIE CRUNCH 1 Tickets are now on sale for the first Girl Scout Cookie Crunch event, 1-3 p.m. Feb. 8 at the ArtsQuest Center at SteelStacks, 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. The event, sponsored by the Girl Scouts of Eastern Pa. and ArtsQuest, will...
  • Garden walks yield ideas for winterbound gardeners

    Garden walks yield ideas for winterbound gardeners
    Stroll into the garden at this time of year and you'll need not only warm winter clothes, but also a good imagination. Instead, grab a mug of hot chocolate, find a cozy chair and take a walk down memory lane with these special gardens that we visited this...
  • Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday

    Families make Turkey Trot a part of their holiday
    More than 2,000 people participated in Burbank Community YMCA’s fifth annual Turkey Trot on Thursday morning and, for some Burbank residents, it’s become a part of family Thanksgiving celebrations. “I like that we’re shifting...
  • Property of the Week: 488 Cedar Ridge Drive in Glastonbury

    Property of the Week: 488 Cedar Ridge Drive in Glastonbury
    Many people searching for a new home prefer one in mint condition. This striking and spacious colonial in Glastonbury has been beautifully maintained. It is owned by a couple, Ronald and Carol Legler, who moved in as the home was being built in 2006....
  • Tilted Kilt taps into Palmer Township

    Tilted Kilt taps into Palmer Township
    Lehigh Valley foodies and football fans have a new venue to frequent following the Nov. 25 opening of the area’s second Tilted Kilt, at 80 Kunkle Drive in Palmer Township. The Celtic-themed sports pub, joining the 3-year-old venue on Allentown&...
  • City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness

    City Lights: Food boxes help even if they leave a certain emptiness
    The other week, I went grocery shopping and brought a bag to fill for charity, as we're wont to do during the holiday season. The blue reusable bag, produced by a church pantry, contained a list of suggested donations on the side: rice, cereal, canned...