| Feb 9, 2013
| 11:28 PM
HOLTVILLE — It can be hard to say where the happiest place on earth is, but perhaps, on Saturday, it was in Holtville, where an estimated 10,000 came out for the 66th annual Carrot Festival and Midway Carnival.
The theme for this year’s event...
| Feb 11, 2013
| 12:38 AM
The final day of Holtville’s Carrot Festival left a few people with full wallets and more people with full stomachs.
Holtville’s Chamber of Commerce dubbed the final day of its festival the Family Cook-Off Day, and quite a few teams took up...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 2:17 PM
In the days of the Ottoman Empire, Turkish cooking was considered to be among the great cuisines of the world. These days, it is likely to appear on menus featuring Mediterranean food, a mixture of Middle Eastern and Italian.
GG's Bistro in the...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 11:00 AM
I have always considered myself food-conscious. I read books about basic agriculture, understand seasonal cooking, and know not all waffles originate from a toaster. But a monthlong 100-mile diet has shown me how much I have yet to learn and instilled...
| Jun 17, 2013
8 ounces cooked lobster meat, coarsely chopped
1/4 cup mayonnaise
Salt and pepper, to taste
1 small stalk celery, finely chopped
2 tablespoons butter, at room temperature
2 top-loading hot-dog rolls
1. In a bowl, combine the...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Disney's first look for "Frozen" is everything you'd want from a toon teaser: An entertaining, self-contained scene that gives a taste of the characters and tone of the film without getting bogged down in trying to sell audiences on the plot itself....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Ruth E. Showalter of W
aynesboro, Pa., contributed this recipe to the Waynesboro Historical Society for the Historical Society’s cookbook, “Culinary Traditions: A Taste of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania.”
Showalter said she contributed...
| Feb 12, 2013
| 7:12 PM
As burning issues go in sports, the elimination of wrestling from the 2020 Olympics is a pilot light.
What's more interesting is the strange politics and fractured logic that apparently still exist within the Olympic ruling body, the International...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 12:15 AM
This will probably be a quiet week in Holtville after the 10 days of Carrot Festival activities. Holtville’s Chamber of Commerce Manager Dana Hawk-Gularte and Mary Helen Dollente, handled things beautifully.
The Soroptimist sponsored five-day...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Chicken thighs can take plenty of cooking without getting tough or drying out, which makes them perfect for the slow cooker. Here we braise them in Guinness stout along with hearty vegetables, with just the right amount of bacon for added savoriness....
| Feb 16, 2013
The prepared food vendors at local farmers markets cater to a world of tastes and ethnicities, from Filipino balut to halal shawarma, but until recently none served observant Jews who follow kosher dietary laws. It fell to a secular Jew, Michele Grant,...