| Feb 6, 2013
The red grape syrah turns out wine that is a light shade of black and so exotically perfumed that it might well snap your head back.
In France, where it has been best appreciated as a wine, and in much of the rest of the world, it goes by the name...
| Jan 18, 2013
| 6:30 AM
PETOSKEY -- A winery's path of growth recently led the operation from the Upper Peninsula to a site along U.S. 131 just south of Petoskey.
Mackinaw Trail Winery, which had been based in Manistique since 2005, has constructed a new 8,500-square-foot...
| Jan 20, 2013
| 3:40 PM
Meals On Wheels delivers a hot meal Monday through Friday to Somerset, Edie, Quecreek, Acosta, Gray, Jennerstown, Jenners, Jenners Crossroads, Ferrellton, Boswell, Jerome, Thomas Mills, Stoystown, Kantner, Hooversville, Friedens, Geiger, Listie, Roxbury,...
| Jan 22, 2013
| 5:01 PM
ANNAPOLIS VALLEY, Nova Scotia — Back in the '80s, Beverly McClare read an article about herb jellies.
"I thought, 'Wow!'" she said. "It created an image in my mind and was a visual thing for me. It just planted a seed."
That seed sprouted, and...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Waldorf Salad is a timeless dish. I remember growing up with the classic recipe of apples, nuts and a mayonnaise dressing that was frequently included on dinner menus as a first course.
The story goes that maitre d'hotel Oscar Tschirky created the...
| Jan 30, 2013
The only element in this recipe worth any wine worry is the fat you'll pick up in the ground turkey (how much depends on the cut), added to that of the nut oil in the pistachios. Fat carries flavor, but it also can be a barrier to other flavors getting...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 9:08 PM
The Winter Park Playhouse has made musical-revue tributes rather a specialty of late with shows honoring Fred Astaire, Cole Porter and Irving Berlin. Its most recent honoree is crooner Frank Sinatra, whose music is celebrated in "My Way."
With this type...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Sometimes nothing beats summer's heat better than a bowl of chilled soup. Gazpacho is classic, but why not try building soups around other refreshing ingredients, like grapes, cucumber and melon? Check out these ideas from our Test Kitchen:
| Jun 5, 2013
Ever since Homer wrote the words "wine-dark sea" (many dozens of times, actually) in both the Iliad and the Odyssey, travelers to Greece have scratched their heads or, better, rubbed their eyes. Both the Aegean and Ionian are about as blue a blue as you...
| May 29, 2013
Pink is the new black. Sales of imported dry rosť wine are up 28 percent from last year, says the Conseil des Vins de Provence. The "Real Men Drink Pink" campaign is heading into its second successful summer. It appears folk may actually buy rosť wine...
| May 29, 2013
| 2:27 PM
A southwest Virginia winery is cashing in on its crop and helping to put Virginia on the map.
Chateau Morrisette has called Floyd, Virginia home for years, but now it's reaching out to wine lovers on the other side of the world.
The winery sent its...