| Dec 2, 2011
| 9:41 AM
Is the number of friends, family, teachers, neighbors, mail carriers, old college roommates, yoga instructors and pet groomers on your holiday gift list starting to feel overwhelming? Give yourself a break. Think edible.
Think soft, chewy caramels. Not...
| Jul 10, 2011
Paul Revere was captured on April 18, 1775, before he could warn the residents of Concord, Mass., that the British were coming. (He did make it to Lexington, Mass.)
No Revolutionary War battle was ever fought at Valley Forge, Pa., even though Gen. George...
| Jul 28, 2011
| 12:45 PM
Plans to build a "wind farm" that risks putting towering wind turbines in the migration paths of birds flying through South Florida moved a step closer to approval on Thursday.
Palm Beach County commissioners on Thursday approved changing development...
| Sep 2, 2011
| 11:00 AM
Race organizer and promoter Jay Davidson said there were two reasons for the delay to the start of Friday's activities for the inaugural Baltimore Grand Prix -- last week's weather, and giving Baltimore residents as much access to the roads as possible...
| May 9, 2013
| 1:14 PM
Active work time: 15 minutes
Total preparation time: 4 hours
1 (15-to 20-pound) turkey
Molly's Passover vegetable stuffing, cooled
1/4 cup oil
1 cup apricot preserves
Freshly ground black pepper
Heat the oven to 325 degrees. Clean the...
| Oct 3, 2011
| 6:00 AM
Jay Hancock's Sept. 25 business column ("Regulators must protect BGE from potential Exelon trouble") emphasized the importance of protecting BGE's financial strength and independence as a condition of the proposed merger between the utility's parent,...
| Oct 13, 2011
October is one of Mother Nature's finest moments, in theory. Cool, maybe even crisp. Occasionally, some rain. But we best remember the bright, sunny days, and the pleasant evenings, when we can enjoy both the great outdoors and the snug indoors.
| Nov 1, 2011
Q: Raw garlic in recipes (salad dressing, pesto) gives me an upset stomach. Is there any way to tame the garlic to be more palatable?
Janet Cornell, Glen Ellyn
A: Assuming you don't have some sort of allergy or issue with eating garlic, I'd try cooking...
| Nov 2, 2011
Gil Cates, the Hollywood showman who transformed the annual Academy Awards telecast from a tired and predictable affair into a polished entertainment extravaganza with hosts such as Billy Crystal and Steve Martin, has died. He was 77.
Cates may have been...
| Nov 1, 2011
| 9:23 PM
With two games left in the regular season, St. Francis High Coach Jim Bonds said now is the perfect time to treat the rest of the regular season like the postseason. The Golden Knights are on the outside of the playoff bubble, the result of two Mission...
| Nov 2, 2011
| 3:45 PM
A Pasadena man was sentenced Wednesday to 60 days in jail for leaving the scene of the accident in which his snowplow blade fatally struck retired John Hopkins University fencing coach Richard Francis Oles while he was walking on Mountain Road, a...