| Feb 27, 2013
| 12:30 PM
When I was a kid, Lent never seemed that hard to me. I had to give up something I really loved, like Snickers (which I seriously needed to cut back on anyway) and avoid meat on Fridays (which meant eating my grandmother's fri-taaa-taas). Eating Nan's...
| Mar 6, 2013
Among the most creative features in "Mac & Cheese" are the finger foods." The recipe that will bring me immortality is the baked mac and cheese bites," author Ellen Brown says. Ditalini pasta are bound with thick sauce and egg yolk then baked in small...
| Mar 3, 2013
| 3:22 AM
It does not seem like it would take much work to give an old meat packing plant character, especially if you want to keep the industrial warehouse look and feel.
But Becky and Corey Cressy know firsthand that just the opposite can be true, especially...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:55 AM
It takes a long time to create a vineyard. That's why Connecticut law allows a Connecticut winery seven years to meet a state mandate that at least one-quarter of its wine be made with grapes grown locally.
Some of this state's winery folks are now...
| 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 5, 2013
| 5:46 PM
The State of Alaska has thrown away more than 20 tons of rotten, mice-infested cheese from the now-defunct Matanuska Creamery, which state officials took over -- along with its stocks of white and dark cheddar -- when the firm defaulted on a loan....
| Mar 7, 2013
| 3:07 PM
Townley Gallery is hosting a "Townley Wines" event from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday at the gallery.
A new pinot noir is in, according to an e-mail from the gallery. "Come celebrate with us and try the Townley artist signature label pinot, 2011 Pinot Noir, La...
| Feb 18, 2013
| 6:39 AM
This is no ordinary cheesecake! If you like ooey, gooey chocolate-covered cherries, grab a fork and a tall glass of ice-cold milk and get ready to indulge in our awesome Chocolate Cherry Cheesecake!
Chilling Time: 1 hr
Cooking Time: 35 min...
| Feb 19, 2013
| 6:20 AM
Lasagna in a slow cooker? You bet! This easy, all-inclusive dish ensures you won't be tied to the kitchen while dinner's cooking! Keep this tasty Italian favorite in mind for anytime you're too busy to cook, but still want to serve a homemade meal....
| Feb 19, 2013
| 9:14 PM
A juicy beefsteak and sautéed mushrooms go together perfectly — especially when you add a great sauce to the mix. Add a yummy zip sauce, top it off with a tangy blue cheese and you’ve got a combo that’s irresistible.
| Feb 22, 2013
After trying out a short-lived tapas menu for its happy-hour clientele, Las Olas Boulevard's charcuterie house nixed the food specials and stuck to the basics. Co-owner Mitchell Phipps says the logistics of arranging tiny tapas between 4 and 7 p.m.,...