| 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....
| Jun 18, 2013
| 4:32 PM
For Wednesday's print column, in advance of the special legislative session in Springfield on Wednesday to take another stab at pension reform, I initiated an email dialogue with Anders Lindall, right, spokesman for the local chapter of the American...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Wednesday night was the second annual Great Alaska Seafood Cook Off, which is hosted by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.
It’s a pretty cool event. A lot of people take a train to the Bill Sheffield Railroad Depot and the event is packed...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 5:35 PM
Anyone who's bitten into a ripe apricot, peach or plum understands the juicy scents of summer. But today's perfumers have created fragrances that make fruity essences available all year long.
Fancy an olfactory plate of ripe figs? L'Artisan's Figuier...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The recent warm, damp weather has caused herds of mushrooms to erupt from our lawn. This has rekindled a conundrum I have grappled with my entire life, the crux of which can be boiled down to: can I eat that or not?
This question is especially...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 10:26 AM
Tales of the Cocktail is the nation's best-known and most-prestigious drink-industry conference. During the conference, July 17-21 in New Orleans, Stolichnaya Vodka will hold the final round of its Most Original Bartender competition.
This past June,...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 1:44 PM
Note: Rhubarb and strawberries unite in a delicious sorbet with results that yield a refreshing treat for a warm summer's night. It's a cool way to end a meal.
Total time: 20 minutes, plus freezing time
Servings: Makes 1 1/...
| Jun 27, 2013
| 3:33 PM
My bean, squash, cucumber and pepper plants are stunted and yellow in color. We cut down a huge maple tree and tilled all the wood chips from the cuttings into the garden to improve the soil this spring. The garden has produced well in previous years....
| Jun 24, 2013
| 8:41 PM
A commercial property developer, who along with his local business partners, owns more than 500,000 square feet of commercial space throughout Hagerstown said he is slated to buy four city-owned, downtown Public Square properties with plans to create...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 8:08 AM
I hope your plants survived the frosty temperatures last week. We are actually experiencing the weather the Farmer's Almanac forecast last year. I checked out one of my favorite gardening sites and this is the frost information provided for the 49770...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 12:24 AM
Film and television director Arthur Lubin gets a kiss from a friend, Mr. Ed, the talking horse....