| Aug 7, 2012
| 4:03 PM
Poking around the craft tents at Musikfest on Monday before things got busy, I came across a sweet and lively woman from Emmaus who makes 10,000 bars of soap a year in her home workshop.
Her name was Hedge Sefcovic, which is the sort of name that comes...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 3:08 PM
The four black orbs — dark-tinted security cameras — watch silently overhead in a room filled with stainless-steel pipes. The pipes carry raw milk from four large holding tanks outside the building into two large metal cabinets that look...
| May 16, 2012
| 12:54 PM
Grabbing a burger and a doughnut may seem cheaper than downing a daily dose of fruits and vegetables, but that may not always be true, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Price depends on how you measure it, according to a new USDA report....
| Oct 17, 2012
| 4:14 AM
Let’s be honest, any version of whipped cream isn’t exactly a health food, but some brands are better than others. Today we’re Getting the Skinny with Molly on the top picks and worst bets for this all-time favorite dessert topping!...
| Oct 26, 2012
| 1:05 AM
Shoppers paid slightly more for food at the grocery store during the third quarter of the year, with many popular breakfast staples showing an increase in retail price. Higher retail prices for eggs, bacon, orange juice, milk and toasted oat cereal, among...
| Jun 16, 2012
I've spent a good chunk of the last two weeks surrounded by spreadsheets, crumpled paper packets, cartons of dairy products and dirty ramekins. Josef Centeno has a lot to answer for.
A couple of weeks ago I stopped in at his Bäco Mercat restaurant...
| Aug 25, 2012
| 6:12 PM
The 2012 Somerset County Farmers' Market season brought in quite a few new faces and introduced several new products to tempt customers on Saturday mornings. Perhaps one of the most unique of these freshmen farmers' market vendors is Dn'D Farms.
| Sep 3, 2012
For cancer patients undergoing treatment, a key component to successful healing is to maintain a healthy weight.
Some patients see their illness as an opportunity to shed unwanted pounds, says Vonia R. Ickes, a registered dietitian with Sentara Cancer...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 8:24 AM
Each week a nutritionist from the University of Maryland Medical Center provides a guest post to The Baltimore Sun's health blog Picture of Health (baltimoresun.com/pictureofhealth), which is reprinted here. This week, diatetic intern Lauren Silverman...
| Jun 19, 2012
| 3:28 PM
For years, the recipe for Junior's Original Cheesecake was a treasured secret of the Rosen family, which first made these treats at their Brooklyn restaurant in the 1960s.
Now they're prime desserts at other Junior's locations including in Times Square...
| Dec 23, 2010
| 1:31 PM
Greek Yogurt Cheesekcate With Ouzo Poached Figs
15 plain melba toasts (about 4 ounces; not Melba "snacks")
One-third cup walnut halves
2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
14 ounces reduced-fat Neufchâtel cream cheese
1 1/3 cups sugar