| Apr 11, 2012
The Hagerstown Branch of American Association of University Women will hold the AAUW Used Book Sale April 19 to 21, at the Arc of Washington County building, at 1000 Florida Ave. in Hagerstown.
Twenty-thousand books, sorted into dozens of categories,...
| Nov 26, 2011
A freak for fitness, I decided the other day to concentrate on what trainers call the "core muscle groups," the very struts of the human body. In my case, the core muscles are the tongue and the schnitzel. The schnitzel is unfamiliar to many folks, but...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 7:14 AM
This is the final sauce in the lineup of mother sauces and it too has many variations of finished possibilities.
As with hollandaise, beurre blanc derivatives are prepared by varying ingredients in the reduction or by adding in garnish ingredients. ...
| Oct 13, 2011
Every time I figure that Logan Square is done with its boom of independent, unpretentious, quirkily personable restaurants, boom, another one pops up. If I were any other dining neighborhood in the city, I'd be developing a severe case of Logan Envy right...
| Dec 23, 2011
It's a sure bet the resorts and theme parks will be full of holiday splendor and great food next week. But there are ways to usher out 2011 and hold the door wide open for 2012 with a slightly more local, homegrown touch. If you haven't made your plans...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 2:48 PM
Even before most of the airlines started charging us to check luggage, a truly revolting development, I had switched to carry-on mode.
We have several rolling suitcases small enough to stow in overhead compartments, and it saved us the hassle and...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 8:59 PM
The clock is ticking and 2012 is quickly approaching. If you have not made New Year’s Eve plans yet, there are still plenty of options in Indianapolis.
Indianapolis Downtown Inc. released a list of downtown events for Saturday that include a...
| Oct 23, 2012
| 4:05 PM
October was for the beer lovers, and now Max Restaurant Group woos the wine aficionados over the next few weeks with a full schedule of events, dinners and specials.
Ongoing, Oct. 28 through Nov. 11
Max Downtown: Enjoy a split of NV Gaston-Chiquet...
| Oct 25, 2012
| 4:58 PM
Forbidden City Bistro's Nov. 7 wine dinner is for the adventurous, featuring "Asian hunter" cooking with a selection of French wines. Robert Tibbetts of Allan S Goodman Inc. is the guest speaker. The event begins at 6:30 p.m.
| Oct 4, 2012
| 6:58 AM
When I close my eyes, I see a geodesic dome made of thousands of triangular pieces. It appears to hover.
Yes, I've spent so much time at Epcot lately that Spaceship Earth is burning into my retinas. The park has bustled with the return of the Epcot...
| Oct 6, 2012
My column options this week came down to the bacon shortage or butt chugging.
You will be happy to know I picked the bacon shortage. I did this for the obvious reason, because life without bacon is unthinkable.
While I didn't go with butt chugging,...