| Apr 14, 2013
It's spring; time to plan the extravagant garden. I always go for some English fantasy with pleached hornbeam walls, mazes carved from boxwood and tall topiary sculpted into hound and hare, then neglected, Edward Gorey style. A gothic mystery in green....
| Apr 15, 2013
| 6:30 AM
If you want dinner with a kick, then this Quick Chicken Curry is right up your alley. You can have a dish that's full of flavor on the table in about 30 minutes and your whole gang'll be saying, "OOH, IT'S SO GOOD!!"
Cooking Time: 30 min...
| Dec 12, 2012
My father, a former engineer, looks at the tape measure, scowls and keeps rolling the dough. My mother starts picking at it, which draws more scowling. There's a tension in the room. Perhaps the new dough recipe should have been tested before being handed...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 10:30 AM
I have an aunt who is famous in the family for her carrot cake. This is partly due to the fact that she doesn't make it for just any old dinner or family gathering. It just magically shows up exactly when you need it. And with its tender cinnamon-...
| Apr 2, 2013
| 4:48 AM
Would you like to help animals find their forever home? Work in the front office of Charlevoix Area Humane Society twice a month for an afternoon. You would answer telephones and assist the public with filling out adoption...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 1:44 PM
I'd like to grow carrots, but I hear it's tricky. Any tips?
Because carrots are roots that need to push through soil, having light loose soil is a big determiner of success. For carrots, a depth of 12 inches is ideal. Add compost to your soil structure....
| Apr 3, 2013
| 7:03 AM
What's happening in food and dining around South Florida.
Spadini's Mizner Pizzeria
134 NE Second St., Boca Raton, 561-826-7123, SpadinisPizzeria.com
"It's all about the dough."
So says Thomas Sellick who wants to be known for pizza and chicken...
| Apr 28, 2013
The first few times I cooked polenta, I followed recipes that called for endless stirring, and as much as I enjoyed the result, I wasn't keen on making polenta very often.
All that changed when I tried the technique described below, which requires...
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Sunday, April 28
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, April 29
Boyne City Rotary...
| Apr 8, 2013
| 8:22 AM
Inside a hangar on the edge of the tarmac at Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport sits one of the best lunch spots in Fort Lauderdale.
Two weeks ago, I wouldn't have believed I'd ever write that sentence. But then, I found myself at Jet Runway Cafe....
| Mar 1, 2012
Vegan vegetable and sesame feast
Total time: 1 hour, 15 minutes
Servings: 4 or 5 appetizer or 3 main course servings
4 fresh shiitake mushrooms, stemmed, and cut into ¼-inch-thick slices, or 4 to 6 ounces button or cremini mushrooms, cut into ¼-inch-...