| Feb 22, 2013
Gingerbread, in its simplest terms, is a cake flavored with ginger and often molasses. In the Middle Ages, the cake was ornately decorated and even embellished with gold leaf. Today, we think of gingerbread as either a simple thick, dense cake or a cookie...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is open for entries at BakeOff.com. For the first time in the 64-year history of the nation’s premier cooking competition, America will vote from among entries selected by the Bake-Off Kitchens to determine all...
| Feb 13, 2013
| 4:46 PM
Martha White is celebrating Valentine's Day with a treat rooted in Southern tradition: Easiest Ever Red Velvet Cupcakes Makes 12 cupcakes Cupcakes Nonstick cooking spray 2 (7.4 oz.) packages Martha White Chocolate Chip Muffin Mix 1/4 cup cocoa powder 1/...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Saturday night’s Pennsylvania Sinfonia Orchestra concert, directed by Allan Birney, was the centerpiece in the ensemble’s year-long celebration of its 30th anniversary. The venue was one that the PSO uses occasionally: St. John’s...
| May 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
By Cathy Pollak for Oneforthetable.com
I am one of those people who enjoys a mid-afternoon sweet snack with coffee. The cravings for something sugary seem to hit about 3 o'clock. I try so hard to be good, but I've stopped fighting it. I figure the...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Total time: About 1 1/2 hours, plus rising times
Servings: 24 (makes 4 individual kringle, with 6 servings each)
Note: Adapted from Henrik Gram of Hygge Bakery in L.A. This is a typical Danish pastry found in most bakeries in Denmark. There are...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 9:37 PM
The Aberdeen Regional Airport will have backup de-icing equipment beginning next week.
The failure of a de-icing truck caused interruptions in Delta Airlines flight service in early February.
When conditions dictate it, ice must be removed from the...
| Mar 19, 2013
Q: Can you please tell me the difference between powdered vanilla and liquid vanilla. Is one stronger? Can you only use the powdered for cooking? I ruined a "no cook" icing recipe using the powdered form and have been afraid to use it ever since. Also are...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 1:24 PM
Do you make cupcakes? Especially original, creative cupcakes? Enter The Herald-Mail's second annual cupcake contest, and your recipe might win first place and the $50 prize.
Cupcakes will be judged on taste, appearance, originality and overall quality....
| Mar 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
Lions and tigers and Oz movies, oh my! With the recent release of Disney’s “Oz the Great and Powerful” and the expected release this year from Summertime Entertainment of the animated “Dorothy of Oz,” we think it’s...
| Mar 24, 2013
Hampton painter Christi Harris is nothing if not an artist who knows how to get the most out of unpromising subject matter.
Driven by her interest in domestic artifacts and her diabetic family's inexplicable appetite for seductively decorated pastry,...