Food

Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 15
The fact that decent asparagus is now available all year doesn’t really matter. We’ve been programed to think of it as something we must eat in...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 15
Once a year, we take a turn providing the noon meal at church. Those who have enough space in a shed or basement host the services at their house....
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 15
According to my grandmother, fruit is God’s candy, making it the perfect ending to a meal. I agree with Grandma — fruit is a lovely, healthy way to...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 22
PITTSBURGH — If you think a pastry chef’s job is all frilly and dainty, think again. There’s a lot of hard, physical work that goes into making...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 22
• Most stressful part of the job. O’Connor: “Making sure everything is done on time. Sometimes I have to plate desserts for lunch while I’m baking...
Published on April 27, 2016 - Page 22
MIAMI (AP) — Even the wellbeing of rats, roaches and spiders are a concern for animal activists. But they also pose ethical dilemmas for owners of...
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 13
Editor’s Note: Gloria and Daniel are busy gearing up to host church services soon, so her mom, Dorcas Raber, steps in this week. Dorcas was raised...
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 13
If you’ve always nursed a yen to make your own sausage, but you don’t own a meat grinder and you’re dubious about the joys of stuffing ground meat...
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 13
Think all your slow cooker is good for is cranking out pots of chili and beef stew? Think again! This versatile kitchen workhorse can be put to...
Published on April 20, 2016 - Page 15
I am a complete sucker for baked treats and simple sugary carbs. Walking into a kitchen that smells of batters baking — the floral aroma of vanilla...
Published on April 17, 2016 - Page 22
Though most of my brisket experience has been spent at the smoker or the grill, I have fond memories of braised brisket, which I usually enjoyed...
Published on April 13, 2016 - Page 13
Last evening, we had an enjoyable project with our youth group. We had three large, deep bins of homemade soap, each containing approximately 3,200...
Published on April 13, 2016 - Page 13
Salmon is a healthy fish that many people try to incorporate into their diets. If you’re tired of the same old recipes, here are three new ideas...
Published on April 13, 2016 - Page 15
As a mom of four busy girls, I need something easy to make on a Tuesday night, because between dance class and lacrosse practice, I only have a short...
Published on April 6, 2016 - Page 13
Chicken paprikash is the kind of dish that reveals itself immediately and inarguably as comfort food, even if you’ve never eaten it before in your...
Published on April 6, 2016 - Page 13
Avocado is far more than just guacamole, club sandwiches and California omelets. This creamy, fatty, filling fruit (technically, it’s a berry),...
Published on April 6, 2016 - Page 13
Back in the ’80s and ’90s, I used to work behind the scenes with Julia Child during her appearances on “Good Morning America.” It was my job to...
Published on April 6, 2016 - Page 15
We as a church gather each winter to butcher hogs. It’s an enjoyable project, yet quite major. It really is amazing to watch two dozen pigs being...
Published on April 3, 2016 - Page 30
Fresh lemon — including the juice and the peel — is one of my all-time favorite ingredients, in part because it’s just so versatile. It can be the...
Published on March 30, 2016 - Page 13
The life of a human is so precious and frail. We are constantly interacting with friends and family who are so dear to us, but in an instant any one...

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