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LIGHTEN UP: Savor healthier fries and gourmet dips

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: Not your regular fried ‘rice’

A fantastic alternative to fried rice but with celiac disease in mind. I adore this dish in the summer served all by itself. Don’t be dissuaded by the odor of cooking cauliflower. It has a less desirable “enticement” than rice, bu...

By Jim Bailey|

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This summertime treat is a peach

    Give this sweet, crispy, hot and loaded-with-flavor treat a try. I waiver on mentioning ice cream topping for this delicious, summertime treat because. ... well, I don’t know why actually. So have at it and mound some real vanilla ice cream right on top of this dessert.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: When you just don’t love gardening

    This could only happen to my friend, Amanda. Amanda lives in East Whiteland Township, in Pennsylvania. Last Sunday, she went outside “just to pull a few weeds” from her walkway. No need to put on shoes for that! But she managed to stub her toe on one of the pavers and cut her foot. It turns out that this was just a minor gardening skirmish; two years ago, she had to be driven to the hospital following a more serious gardening accident. Poor Amanda! She hates gardening, so...

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  • Food

    UPPER CRUST: Healthy foundations for pizza or quiche

    Love pizza, but want to cut calories? Choose an alternative … crust, that is.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Another sauce for your grilling repertoire

    Never had Gochujang paste before? For the heat aficionados, this is the perfect Asian (Korean to be precise) condiment for all your grilling days. Combining the intense flavor of chile powder with the subtly sweet addition of rice vinegar and fruited preserves makes this baste great on chicken wings as well. Plus, it has the added benefit of not messing up your grill. Just open the pouch and have at it! (See my wing recipe using Gochujang here...

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    The Table: CALGARY, CANADA – aka Cowtown

    Not too far across the Canadian border in the province of Alberta is the city of Calgary. It is located about 50 miles east of the base of the Canadian Rockies where the Bow and Elbow Rivers flow through the area. This area is mostly made-up of foot hills and prairies. Calgary is the largest city in Alberta and third largest in Canada.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Lifestyle

    The Table: LITHUANIA’S ‘The Ponary Massacre’

    Throughout history European countries have had their borders and land areas changed. The Baltic country of Lithuania is no exception. In 1918, the Republic of Lithuania was established. During World War II it was occupied by the Soviet Union and then by Nazi, Germany. In 1990, it was the first Soviet country to declare itself independent and once again became the Independent State of Lithuania.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Deer: Love them, hate them

    On October 2, 1959, the white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) was adopted as the state animal of Pennsylvania. No wonder: it is a beautiful, graceful animal and has played an important role in our forests for as long as there have been people living in them. Over half a century ago, who could foresee that this creature would become such a pest!

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    International flavor, special performances,free readings highlight this year’s West Chester Poetry Conference

    WEST CHESTER, PA — The president of a writers’ group at the United Nations, an opera free and open to the public, and free readings are just a few of the highlights of this year’s West Chester Poetry Conference, June 7 – 10.

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  • Entertaining

    NEW TO STREAMING AND VOD: Revenge is at the core of ‘The Assignment’

    Something of a bookend to Walter Hill’s pulp classic “Johnny Handsome” starring Mickey Rourke, “The Assignment” is an outrageously entertaining thriller which boasts a humdinger of a plot.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    FOOD: Berry good — 3 savory ways to use strawberries

    Shortcake’s sublime. Pie’s pleasant. And trifle’s terrific. But this season, sample strawberries’ savory side, starting with spaghetti.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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