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THE TABLE: ST. LOUIS, Missouri – 1904 was a very busy year

By Bette Banjack|

THE TABLE: SCOTLAND – Would you eat Haggis?

Scotland lies in the northern third of Great Britain. It is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean, the North Sea, the North Channel and the Irish Sea with a border to the south shared with England. The Scottish mainland and its 790 islands are part of Gr...

By Bette Banjack|

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  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Time to think about the next veggie garden season

    In just a few months, vegetable seed display racks will be going up in garden centers, hardware stores, and supermarkets. So many inviting varieties vying for your attention! Or maybe you’ve already gotten a mailbox-full of seed catalogues from Burpee, Parks, Johnny’s, and other seed purveyors. It’s not just last year’s varieties to consider. Seed companies work continuously to come out with new and better varieties of old standards. The choices can be...

    By Pamela Baxter Columnist|

  • Food

    FOOD: Dig into breakfast, lunch or dinner bowls

    “Ooh. What’s that?” a woman in workout gear asked, admiring a colorful combination of banana, blueberries, granola and coconut atop a spoonable smoothie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Jezebel Sauce complements these appetizer croquettes

    Jezebel Sauce is a Southern condiment usually reserved for the holidays as a sauce for baked ham or even warm, melted Brie cheese. Consider it a perfect accompaniment to these delicious croquettes. And before I hear all about what croquettes really are (deep fried), this is almost the same thing, but without any added fat as a binder or any that may be absorbed from cooking.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Overlooked but valuable antiques

    Ever wonder what valuable antiques are hiding in your house? There are many antiques, works of art, and collectibles that have significant value which many people want you to just toss out with the trash or put out on your front lawn at a low market priced yard sale.

    By Lori Verderame|

  • Food

    Have a tea party: January is National Hot Tea Month

    Debbie Heth smiled and chatted as she poured Earl Grey à la crème from a green teapot in a cozy room decorated with royal photos.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This cake spreads some sweetness

    One taste of that deliciously creamy spread — Nutella — and I was hooked. It wasn’t long before I made one of the best coffee cake-like desserts using this hazelnut spread. This recipe is a sugar cookie dough with an additional egg. You will adore the crispy topping, as will the super easy preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Turmeric should take root in our diets

    Every year a new superfood emerges as the next must-have ingredient for good health. Such nutritional powerhouses as kale, quinoa and acai build in popularity until it seems like these once exotic ingredients become household names, found in many mainstream restaurant menus.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE BREWHOLDER: Karamoor Estate teams up with Goose Island for farmhouse style beer

    Collaboration brews — when 2 or more breweries work together to brew a single beer — have become more and more common over the past decade. What is less common is when a winery and a brewery come together to create a beer; but that is exactly what happened recently when Chicago-based Goose Island Beer Co. approached Montgomery County’s acclaimed Karamoor Estate with the idea to barrel age a beer in Karamoor’s wine casks. The result: a farmhouse style beer named...

    By Matt Brasch For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Creativity, celebrity tips and more at the Philly Home Show

    What’s your home improvement resolution this year?

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Gluten-free cake is a ‘chocolaty delight’

    This is a ‘Yanked’ recipe because I have cut the amount of fat and sugar as well as creating a gluten-free cake that is exceptional, moist and delicious. Honestly, you will not be able to taste or feel the lack of gluten in this chocolaty delight.

    By Jim Bailey|

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