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Sweet swap: Host an old-fashioned cookie exchange

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: Crispy or fluffy, gingersnaps are sure to please

There are two different types of people. Those who love crispy, delicate gingersnaps, and those who love pillow soft, fluffy gingersnaps. Here are directions for both! If you want darker cookies, use light or dark brown sugar in place of granulated in...

By Jim Bailey|

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  • Food

    Crock stars!: Three slow-cooker recipes to try now

    As the leaves change, do you crave comfort food like stew and chili, but feel too swamped to stand at the stove? Then these slow-cooker recipes are for you.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Surprise your diners with a holiday teaser

    Want a first course that encompasses all the flavors that will be adorning you holiday table this year? From ham to poultry, this teaser is hearty and a great compliment to the classic Cordon Bleu as well as what you are preparing for family and friends.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Harriton House — Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania

    Not far from the hustle and bustle of downtown Bryn Mawr, PA on Philadelphia’s Main Line is the restored estate of Harriton House. The house was built in 1704 by Welsh Quaker, Rowland Ellis. The house and its outer buildings are a unique 18th Century stone complex.

    By Bette Banjack Columnist|

  • Lifestyle

    OJR Elementary students get a taste of cross country running

    WARWICK >> Hundreds of Owen J. Roberts School District elementary students sprinted from the starting line at they raced through Warwick County Park for an annual run.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Halloween

    Photos: Boo at the Zoo in Norristown

    NORRISTOWN >> Elmwood Park Zoo’s monthlong Boo at the Zoo Halloween celebration continued Saturday with music, games, trick-or-treat stations, crafts and a costume contest. The festival ends Sunday, Oct. 30.

    Digital First Media Staff|

  • Food

    Bewitched!: ‘Fangtastic,’ healthy Halloween meals

    What’s scarier than a zombie, ghost or vampire? A hungry kid who wants to devour every piece of Halloween candy. So before the little goblins hit the streets, fill their bellies with a hauntingly healthy dinner they’ll love.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Election stress — it’s a real thing now

    With this presidential race, one thing’s clear: There’s nothing united about the states we’re in.

    By Angela Hill Bay Area News Group|

  • Entertainment

    Colonial Cooking Workshop at Pottsgrove Manor set for Nov. 5-6

    Learn about colonial hospitality at historic Pottsgrove Manor on Saturday, Nov. 5, and Sunday, Nov. 6, during “At Table with Mrs. Potts: A Georgian Dining Experience.” Historic foodways expert Niel V. de Marino will be on site focusing on the foods and dining experience of a colonial household like that of the Potts family.

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  • Lifestyle

    the table: ROUTE 30 in Pennsylvania

    Route 30 in Pennsylvania takes a southern route across the state. The road spans from the borders of New Jersey to Ohio. PA Route 30 parallels and at times is part of the transcontinental Lincoln Highway which runs from coast to coast. Today, the old PA Route 30 weaves on and off by-pass roads, escaping business areas of towns. This is good for long distance drivers – not so good for business. PA Route 30 starts in the western part of the state, crossing the Monongahela River, and...

    By Bette Banjack Columnist|

  • Food

    Chefs share tips to reduce food waste

    Want to spend less on groceries and help the environment? Area chefs are sending out an SOS, asking home cooks to “save our scraps.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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