| May 22, 2013
| 2:04 PM
I plan to cover my string beans with floating row cover to keep off the Mexican bean beetles. Can I leave it on after the beans start flowering? What about using it on other vegetables?
Row cover can remain on string beans through the growing season...
| May 17, 2013
| 1:05 AM
FARGO, N.D. - They grow up in a blink of an eye, our friends with grown kids would remark a bit wistfully when we arrived with a stroller carrying our bright-eyed baby boy.
Later, as I followed my energetic toddler son around our home and cleaned up...
| Feb 8, 2013
Everybody needs a few good recipes for a crowd. It's a delicious recipe, yet it takes less than a half-hour of work to put it all together -- the perfect menu for company.
Pork shoulder, also known as pork butt, is a relatively fatty and inexpensive...
| Jan 12, 2013
| 11:07 AM
Q. Our lawn turned brown in spots after a recent frost. Is there anything I can do to make it green?
A. Believe it or not, lawn sprays are available to paint the grass green. These are commonly used with more northern lawns and especially zoysia that...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 2:45 PM
The folks at the Westport Farmers' Market like to pretend that winter doesn't exist, and that farmers' markets are things that should be held all year round. To celebrate the fact that they're still open in January, they'll be holding a cabbage recipe...
| Jan 15, 2013
| 10:05 PM
I don’t much like cooking with ground meat. It’s supereasy, of course. Just toss in the skillet and brown, then proceed with spices, sauces, chopped vegetables, etc. But for a weeknight supper, I’d rather saute some chicken or cook...
| Dec 29, 2012
Although summer claims many of the sexiest, most attention-grabbing vegetables, such as eggplants, tomatoes, peppers and zucchini, in Southern California the vegetables that thrive in winter are equally abundant and alluring. Roots, crucifers and peas may...
| Dec 31, 2012
| 7:39 PM
Average temperatures: High 72, low 50
Rainfall: 2.43 inches
Florida Arbor Day: Jan. 18
1. Moon phases
•Last quarter: Jan. 4
•New moon: Jan. 11
•First quarter: Jan. 18
•Full moon: Jan. 26
| Jan 4, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Sunday, Jan. 6
Petoskey Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1:30 p.m. on Sundays at 2144 Cemetery Road, Petoskey. All players welcome. Visit www.petoskeybridgeclub.com or call (231) 881-0829 for information.
Monday, Jan. 7
Boyne City Rotary Club...
| Jan 2, 2013
| 11:19 AM
I like to think Russia House Restaurant and Vodka Bar is a sign of Boca Raton's increasing sophistication. Boca is full of Italian restaurants and steak houses, high-end chains and homey delicatessens.
Russia House brings to Boca classic dishes familiar...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 9:56 PM
If someone were to ask me what food I'd eat for the rest of my life if I could only eat one food, it would have to be fish tacos. I crave them at all hours of the day. So I embarked on a quest to find the best one in a 15-mile radius. I went to old...