| Jul 9, 2013
| 6:45 PM
Wednesday night was the second annual Great Alaska Seafood Cook Off, which is hosted by the Alaska Seafood Marketing Institute.
It’s a pretty cool event. A lot of people take a train to the Bill Sheffield Railroad Depot and the event is packed...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:42 AM
The most scathing complaint I can think of is that something tastes like it’s “from a mix/can/jar/etc,” yet there are many prepared foods that I don’t think twice about buying.
Take, for instance, peanut butter. I have eaten...
| Jun 19, 2013
The great "oh-my-gosh" of American eating is how sweet much of our food actually is, from the get-go (nearly any snack) or even after preparation in the kitchen. Caramelized onions, dried fruit, roasted root vegetables, many sauces and reductions —...
| Jun 29, 2013
Vincent Van Gogh famously loved absinthe. The spirit was highly en vogue in the late 19th century when the troubled artist was painting his vivid masterpieces. It's up for debate whether too much of the drink contributed to his famous "ear" episode in...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 6:59 AM
Happy Independence Day, dear readers!
Flags, banners and bunting throughout Havre de Grace shout red, white and blue as we prepare for our nation's birthday and our Independence Day. The Havre de Grace carnival will operate in Tydings Park July 2 to 6....
| Apr 29, 2013
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April 29, 2013
Q: My 5-year-old daughter just had her adenoids and tonsils removed because of snoring...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 10:29 PM
At about 2:45 p.m. on Thursdays at Central Park, lines start to form at booths as vendors set up for that afternoon's Downtown Aberdeen Farmers' Market, but there's a strict rule: No sales before 3 p.m.
Vendors and patrons know it's 3 o'clock once...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 4:54 AM
Looking to get to know the places you visit in Florida in a fresh and flavorful way? Check out a local farmers market. These colorful markets have free admission – and some feature live entertainment – and they also offer visitors...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The 2013 Brown County 4-H Special Foods Contest was held Wednesday, June 19th at Simmons Middle School. Jody Brunes was the judge. The following are the results of the contest:
Peyton Johnson- Aberdeen-Purple; Trey Wright- Houghton- Blue; Sophie...
| May 13, 2013
| 10:42 AM
Who doesn't love a cucumber?
Picklers, slicers, green or yellow, smooth or bumpy, thin- or thick-skinned, chubby Kirbys, little cornichons, English, Japanese, Persian. Good thing then that with the impending heat comes cucumber season.
They peak with...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 12:33 PM
Save the planet! And the rainforests and the ice caps and the whales and polar bears, too. Come April 22, make a celebratory toast on Earth Day that will last all year by transforming your home bar to green.
No, not absinthe-green, creme de menthe green,...