| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
This week, I came upon the sweetest bunch of cherries at the market. As is my wont, I took them straight to the shaker, or shall I say jam jars, for some drink inspiration.
Jam jars are my preferred drinking vessel once the weather warms up, and right...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
DEL REY, Calif. (AP) - Farmer David Mas Masumoto knows his small peach orchard can't compete with the giant agribusinesses that dominate the nation's produce aisles.
So as he walks through his central California grove at harvest time, showing his two...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Strawberry-rhubarb stained-glass cookies
Total time: 3 hours
Servings: About 20 cookies
Note: From Mary Ellen Rae in the Times Test Kitchen. Make the jam ahead so it can chill. The cookies can be stored airtight for several days in the refrigerator....
| Jul 15, 2013
| 12:07 PM
Orlando-based Each 1 Teach 1 Elite became the first Florida team to capture the prestigious Nike Elite Youth Basketball League title when it outscored Chris Paul’s CP3 All-Stars 108-102 to win the Peach Jam on Sunday in North Augusta, S.C.
| Jul 17, 2013
| 9:51 AM
Each 1 Teach 1 long has been Florida's gold standard for travel-team boys basketball, fielding national-caliber squads in multiple age groups.
But never before has the program sponsored by NBA forward and Cypress Creek grad Amar'e Stoudemire put a...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:32 PM
Get in a jam: save (and savor) the freshest berries with an easiest-ever preserve
Freezer jam is so easy to make it's like preserving "with training wheels," says Virginia Willis, the Atlanta-based cookbook author, Southern food authority and...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:42 AM
The most scathing complaint I can think of is that something tastes like it’s “from a mix/can/jar/etc,” yet there are many prepared foods that I don’t think twice about buying.
Take, for instance, peanut butter. I have eaten...
| Jul 19, 2013
| 7:09 AM
Melo Trimble's big summer on the AAU circuit has continued this week in Milwaukee for the Under Armour Summer Jam. The Maryland-bound combo guard has drawn rave reviews from NY2LASports.com. Trimble gets buckets at a high level from the guard position and...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 7:07 AM
Dooby’s, the long-awaited Mount Vernon cafe, will be opening soon, says Phil Han, the Gilman alumnus whose childhood nickname is now plastered on the Park Plaza building. The site has been without a restaurant tenant since the early-morning fire...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:39 PM
Total time: About 45 minutes plus 1 hour, 30 minutes chilling
1 1/4 cups flour
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
10 tablespoons butter
1 1/2 cups imported Italian mascarpone cheese
About 2 pints ripe...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The 1700 block of North Charles Street, home to such institutions as the Club Charles and Charles Theater, is a logical home for a place like Lost City Diner. Its quirky atmosphere, friendly service and likable (if sometimes average) food are likely to...