| Jul 31, 2012
| 10:19 AM
Something about a county fair brings out the kid in all of us. With all the hope and optimism of a kid, I have been trying for several years to win a blue ribbon in the Largest Beet category at the Orange County Fair. Vic has been very supportive of my...
| Aug 4, 2012
Supermarkets are not arranged logically.
If they were:
The beer would be next to the chips.
The junk food would be next to the diet soda.
The toilet paper would be next to the magazines.
I've read that the reason supermarkets don't always put...
| Aug 12, 2012
Not so long ago "working on a tan" meant a choice among baking in the sun, broiling on a tanning bed or slathering on a chemical-laden self-tanner that left streaks, smelled awful and imbued skin with a distinct fake orange glow.
Today, there's another...
| May 1, 2012
| 2:23 PM
1846 West Division
93 South La Grange Road
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| Oct 23, 2012
| 12:10 PM
Beets are back in style. Long thought of as the food of older generations, or deemed too messy to deal with, beets have come back with the help of great chefs across the world.
A culinary staple for thousands of years, beets are among the more striking...
| Jun 14, 2012
| 7:09 PM
Indiana's lack of rain is negatively affecting forage crops.
Kelly McKenney said she has seen it in the produce aisle.
"Everything is expensive," said McKenney. "It is going up."
She said she has also seen it in the field near her house.
"You can go...
| Sep 5, 2012
Walk the mustard aisle of any store, and "D" will stand for Dijon, a testament, perhaps, to the popularity of all those Grey Poupon commercials. But "D" also means Dusseldorf, an oft-overlooked style that has multiple culinary uses beyond garnishing a hot...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 11:02 AM
We live in an age that glorifies home cooking.
Accomplished chefs across the region strive to recreate the flavors, smells and experiences of their grandmothers' kitchens. "Comfort food" is an haute cuisine buzzword.
Though it's been open for more...
| 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...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 8:23 AM
An entirely new kind of South Florida restaurant has opened its doors in Delray Beach.
With just 18 seats inside and another eight on the patio, the Grove is the type of personal, chef-driven restaurant you'd expect to find on a trip to Napa Valley....
| Feb 10, 2011
My paternal bloodline brims with soup: barley stews studded with black mushrooms and opaque as porridge; the thin tomato broth of our Polish Christmas Eve vigil, swimming with dumplings no bigger than a bird's eye; and the plain, milky, peasant...