| Mar 14, 2013
| 4:56 AM
Banquet and auction
For a great meal and a great time, plan to attend the annual Friendship Banquet and Auction at St. Thomas’ Episcopal Church, Church and High streets, Saturday at 5 p.m. The yearly fundraiser has a St. Patrick’s Day...
| Mar 16, 2013
| 2:24 PM
Does John Leopold have Sheila Dixon to blame?
He'll have plenty of time — 30 days to be specific — to contemplate such a cosmic question, as the former Anne Arundel County executive serves out the surprise prison sentence he received Thursday...
| Mar 2, 2013
| 10:11 AM
LANSING, Mich. (AP) — Michigan officials said Friday they will not privatize nearly $350 million in prisoner health care and food costs, keeping intact nearly 1,700 state workers' jobs but frustrating Republican lawmakers who questioned the...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 6:54 AM
After a sour season for both Michigan apples and cherries in 2012, local growers are crossing their fingers for a better season this year.
Last spring, much of the state's apple and cherry crops suffered from a too-early growth spurt from well above...
| Mar 5, 2013
| 11:40 AM
While it might be tough to imagine heading out to a local farm for an armful of fresh vegetables when it’s still chilly, it’s almost that time of year. Harford County farms are gearing up for growing season, and that means it’s time to...
| Mar 1, 2013
| 1:03 PM
Nearly every mom faces the “eat your veggies” battle with their young ones. Since kids are creative creatures, a little innovation may go a long way in motivating them to crunch on a veggie or two. these three tips can help make veggie time...
| Mar 6, 2013
| 6:30 PM
Quinoa and black beans are pillars of my pantry. In summer, I toss them into a satisfying, protein-packed salad with ripe tomatoes. At this time of year, however, I replace the tomatoes with something just as refreshing yet more seasonally appropriate:...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 12:00 PM
Orange County Restaurant Week is celebrating its fifth delicious year with prix fixe menus from every corner of the county. Between Sunday and March 2, about 100 restaurants will feature specially priced menus. Lunch will be $10, $15 or $20. Dinner will...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 2:30 PM
Here's what makes a tarte Tatin so fabulous: Even if your crust isn't perfect, even if it crumbles a bit when you flip it (as my buttery crust often does), and even if the tarte is not perfectly centered on your serving platter, it will still taste like...
| Feb 21, 2013
| 10:44 PM
Ben Hulse Elementary School students sold apples from Cold Stone Creamery in El Centro to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities in San Diego.
The students sold more than 2,000 apples and earned more than $3,096 for RMHC and an equal amount for Ben...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:48 AM
Shelley Magan's right. Sometimes, there are no words.
And that's why the design she dreamed up to memorialize the victims of the Sandy Hook Elementary massacre is so potent.
It doesn't say "Rest In Peace" or "We Remember."
It doesn't say anything....