| Apr 20, 2013
Dear SOS: In the heat of August, I stopped for lunch at Paper or Plastik Cafe. I had the most amazing cold borscht. It was light and refreshing and full-flavored and, like my bubby's, only distilled down to the essence of borscht. Is there any chance...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:47 AM
Sunday, April 21
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome.Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, April 22
Boyne City Rotary...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Salads get a bad rap. Often the obligatory first course at a dinner, a plate of greens drenched in dressing is easy to overlook. But sometimes, if you get creative, a salad can be the real star of a meal or even a meal in itself.
| Apr 27, 2013
There's no doubt that vegetable gardening is hot. Folks who've never grown a radish suddenly want to plant pots or plow up their lawn so they can add fresh food to the table. The upside: You can harvest edibles untouched by synthetic chemicals, and the...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:11 PM
People with old boxwoods are being warned not to plant new boxwoods nearby, but what about those of us with no boxwoods who want some? They're so deer-resistant.
The new and highly contagious boxwood blight disease has made it unwise, for the present,...
| Mar 30, 2013
| 11:15 AM
Long before anybody (besides their parents) was paying attention to Chicago's Emanuel brothers, the city could boast of lots of other siblings who made good — or, at least, made headlines.
Chicago can claim brothers of wide-ranging accomplishments...
| Apr 10, 2013
Antsy for spring?
Stop impatiently tapping your hiking boots. The first wildflowers of spring are out.
Behold the skunk cabbage.
It is one of the earliest and oddest.
"It's not very attractive as far as flowers go," said Brian Winters, associate...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 2:24 PM
A few years ago I wrote a review of Skaf's Lebanese Cuisine on Chevy Chase Drive in Glendale. At the time, I spoke effusively of the succulent chicken shwarma and gushed over the addictive cabbage salad. When the Skaf family, specifically sons Daniel...
| Mar 18, 2013
| 6:18 AM
Nothing says St. Patrick's Day like this Classic Corned Beef and Cabbage. And whether you're Irish or not, there's no denying that this is one tasty recipe!
Cooking Time: 3 hr 20 min
What You'll Need:
- 1 (3- to 3-1/2-pound) corned beef...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Are you ready for Easter Sunday? Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, look for creative holiday brunch ideas and more in the kitchen. But first, let's dish:
Take a break with your kids. Specialty farm markets are a great outdoor experience for...
| May 22, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Move over, boring side dishes! Our Dutch Red Cabbage is an old favorite that we know you're gonna love.
Cooking Time: 40 min
What You'll Need:
- 1 red cabbage, shredded (about 2-3/4 pounds)
- 2 Granny Smith apples, peeled and chopped...