| Sep 30, 2013
| 6:30 AM
My wife was scrubbing what remained of the Easter dishes when I approached from behind, spun her around and planted a kiss on her lips.
"Why thank you," she said. "To what do I owe the pleasure?"
I said nothing but continued the facial romance,...
| Jul 2, 2013
| 4:32 PM
“New York Times” Best-Selling Author Debbie Macomber Cedar Cove TV series comes to Hallmark Channel July 20 What a burst of sunshine. New York Times best-selling author Debbie Macomber is one of those people who always see the glass as half...
| Jul 12, 2013
| 1:05 AM
The Edmunds County Special Foods Contest was held on Wednesday, June 26, at the 4-H Building in Ipswich. Members were given 90 minutes to prepare their recipe. They are judged on 4 criteria: food preparation, nutrition knowledge, creating an attractive...
| Jun 27, 2013
Hey fellas, what's cooler than being cool? Ice-cold dessert drinks and treats, pumped full of sugar. As we ease into the summer months, we review three new chain offerings that may send your internal temperature to a comfortable chill. All right, all...
| 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...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:58 AM
Chef Scott Ryan might be the rare person who did not have a scarring experience with beets as a child.
The instructor at Baltimore's Stratford University culinary school was on his honeymoon in Paris when he and his wife packed a picnic that included...
| May 21, 2013
| 12:22 PM
Bananarama was right: Summer is cruel.
Every year, hammocks and frothy drinks and beach reading mock us as we trudge, sweatily, to our jobs and errands and regularly scheduled activities — which, despite what childhood taught us, don't go on a...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 2:46 PM
Total time: 1 hour, plus overnight chilling time
Servings: Makes 5 1/2 dozen cookies
Note: From Donna Deane
1 1/4 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3/4 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) cold butter
1/2 cup chunky...
| Jul 3, 2013
| 5:30 AM
The 1700 block of North Charles Street, home to such institutions as the Club Charles and Charles Theater, is a logical home for a place like Lost City Diner. Its quirky atmosphere, friendly service and likable (if sometimes average) food are likely to...
| Jul 5, 2013
| 2:34 PM
Sara’s Sandwich Shop
5841 Arctic Blvd.
$7-$9 per plate
10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday; 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; closed Sunday
Work has been piling up these days, but I recently managed to...
| Jul 3, 2013
We could spend a lot of time fussing about who invented the ice-cream sandwich and when. Or we could get on with it and make some. For the Fourth of July — and the rest of the summer.
You could use your ice-cream maker to make the cool stuff at...