| Nov 24, 2012
We are second to none in our admiration for pie, which, at its best, marries homeyness with elegance. It is the great American dessert. But we don't make it athomenearly as often as we should, because the crust, at least the right crust, is kind of a...
| Nov 27, 2012
| 3:13 PM
Editor's note: This is part of an occasional series of stories on children eating vegetables. The series explores ways to highlight vegetables' flavor and appearance as a way to work around the resistance some kids have to eating vegetables.
| Nov 15, 2012
| 3:56 PM
French fries. Chicago fries. Duck fat fries. Bacon drippings. Cheese curds and brown gravy. So you think you know fries? Take this quiz and find out what’s what.
| Oct 2, 2012
| 4:11 PM
Schools nationwide are abiding by new USDA standards on school lunches, but many in Indiana said getting kids on board hasn't been easy.
At Lawrence Central High School, Devon Smithson and his football buddies are still opting for less healthy options,...
| May 22, 2012
| 2:51 PM
Every year, new restaurants, stores and other attractions pop up on the Delaware shore. This year is no exception. The list below is a sampling of some of the more interesting places that have recently opened their doors, as wel as some beach standbys....
| May 14, 2012
| 11:24 AM
1) Five Guys Burgers & Fries
The average American consumes 25 pounds of french fries every year. And many Americans -- including quite a few Fairfield County residents -- opt for the spuds at Five Guys Burgers and Fries. Cut fresh each morning, the...
| Nov 8, 2012
| 3:29 PM
Talk about your winning streaks. The Brewer's Art, now in its 17th season, has had a remarkably impressive run in its Charles Street townhouse. It has managed to mature and grow in popularity while holding true to its original vision and keeping the...
| Jun 10, 2012
| 1:05 AM
More than 100 art and craft booths will be at Arts in the Park, which runs Saturday and June 17 at Melgaard Park.
The exhibitors will come from 14 states.
Entertainment will be provided by the Amazing Budabi Brothers, Paul Imholte and Mogen's Heroes....
| Aug 28, 2012
| 3:30 PM
Marshall Reid was bullied at school because he was overweight. He found a way to fight back that has kept the bullies at bay and changed his life: He's a healthy eater and a successful author. He and his mother, Alexandra, wrote the book, "Portion Size...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 4:23 PM
Is the tomato sauce on pizza a vegetable? Apparently in school lunches, the scant few tablespoons of sauce smeared on dough and sprinkled with cheese actually counts as a vegetable and Congress want to keep it that way. As my son would say “...
| Jul 27, 2011
| 4:23 PM
McDonald's soon will require children to get a fruit or vegetable in all Happy Meals, the chain announced last week. Instead of giving children a choice between french fries OR apple dippers in their Happy Meal, as it does now, the chain will cut the...