| Dec 27, 2012
| 10:55 AM
ROASTED BOSC PEARS
4 whole Bosc pears
1½ teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
¼ teaspoon Kosher salt
¿ teaspoon fresh ground pepper
- Preheat oven to 425°F.
- Wash pears and cut them in half, lengthwise. Pat dry. ...
| Apr 22, 2013
| 7:21 AM
ALANSON Tonia Keller, coordinator of Alanson Public Schools Stretch program, is very excited for spring and summer to arrive in Northern Michigan.
The Stretch program recently received a National Gardening Association grant through Home Depot, and...
| Apr 23, 2013
One of the joys of gardening is sharing your bounty.
Increasingly, though, gardeners are not only providing tomatoes to the people down the street, but entertainment as well — in the form of giant vegetables.
Handing out a few beefsteaks is...
| Apr 24, 2013
From my view knee deep in the river, real food looked like this: A swift current charged down Utah's Weber, and beyond the stream bright yellow alfalfa, and beyond that a reservoir holding sun-stunned water from the immense snowmelt two seasons ago. It...
| Dec 26, 2012
| 2:35 PM
She had won a string of beauty pageants — and was the original St. Pauli Girl of beer advertising fame — so Debbie Walker, a blond model from Washington, D.C., was accustomed to her fair share of attention.
But she'd never seen anything like...
| May 1, 2013
| 11:21 AM
Wednesday marks the 31st time the West Palm Beach Intracoastal Waterway will be swarmed with concertgoers of all ages, vendors and local police. SunFest returns at 5 p.m., with a musical lineup a bit reminiscent of the mid-1990s, plus some up-and-comers....
| May 1, 2013
| 4:12 PM
— A sun-fest it was not.
"A line of thunderstorms," said the CBS-Channel 12 news anchor at noon. The screen showed a menacing yellow blob the length of Florida. "It is headed our way."
The rain had been brewing for days, but the tickets were...
| Apr 9, 2013
| 10:46 AM
Do you have a $1 million dessert or starter recipe? The 46th Pillsbury Bake-Off Contest is open for entries in the Simple Sweets and Starters category. These dishes are the creations that are the hit of any party. Examples: cookies, bars, pies, tarts,...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 10:29 PM
As a public service, we occasionally offer tips designed to ensure a happy life in Aberdeen.
Here is the newest round of top-flight advice:
When leaving the Wendy's parking lot, don’t wait more than 10 minutes to turn left. Just give up and...
| Apr 17, 2013
Leftovers — like whatever's in that green jar near the back of the third shelf — can be a dreaded fridge-horror specter past their prime as soon as they hit the Tupperware. But oh, those beautiful exceptions! Beef bourguignon, lamb stew,...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 1:16 PM
When hearth and home — together with a growing family and an onsite family business — are at the center of day-to-day living, a small and dated one-story farmhouse in Ellicott City begins to burst at the seams. To keep their extended family...