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THE TABLE: VIENNA – Not Just A Waltz

By Bette Banjack|

Don’t forget da’ dip: New ways to upgrade your apps

The heat is on – time for backyard barbecues, picnics in the park and beachfront bashes. So, grab some crackers, chips or veggies and dip into summer! ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Food

    FOOD: Serve these seasonal chicken dishes

    “What’d you get?” a woman asked, squinting in the sun as she approached the Heart Food Truck parked outside her Exton office.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: NEWPORT, Rhode Island & the Gilded Age

    Newport, Rhode Island was the playground of the wealthiest families in our nation including the Vanderbilt and Astor families during the glittering era that was called the “Gilded Age.” Newport is where their summer “cottages” were built to maintain their social standing.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: The upside of tent caterpillars

    Right now, they’re everywhere — those white, webby, Halloween-y things in the crotches of tree branches. Inside the webs are hundreds of wriggly, leaf-chomping Eastern Tent Caterpillars. Ick.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Tasty spring salad recipes to try tonight

    Faced with six types of lettuce on display, a woman wondered aloud which to buy.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Get the grill ready for dessert

    Time to fire up the grill for this sweet treat. Melba classically uses peaches but nectarines are almost the same fruit. The difference between the two? Fuzzy skin! Many authorities will have you believe that the nectarine is slightly firmer and sweeter, but this is untrue. Just be sure, when choosing either, that they have just a little give.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: DOMINICAN REPUBLIC’S SANTO DOMINGO

    The Dominican Republic is one of two countries on the Hispaniola Island located in Caribbean waters. It occupies five-eighths of the island while Haiti the remaining three-eights. Hispaniola is one of two Caribbean Islands that are shared by two countries – the other is the island of St. Martin.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: ICELAND – Country without an army

    The country of Iceland is surrounded by the vast North Atlantic Ocean. It is considered a European country – even with a part of it lying in the North American plate. The population is a little over 330,000 in an area of about 40,000 square miles. This makes it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Food

    FOOD: Three ways to enjoy rhubarb

    There’s no mistaking those showy (and poisonous) leaves, crimson stalks and tart taste. All hail rhubarb season!

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Nutrition

    NUTRITION: Foster children’s healthy eating habits with structure

    Emotional eating — the habit of eating to cope with stress, boredom or negative feelings rather than to satisfy true hunger — is a behavior that can often lead to overeating and weight gain.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Whisk this easy-as-pie barbecue sauce

    Sometimes it is easier to just go to the store and purchase barbecue sauce. But when you come across a recipe that is killer, then it is worth the extra effort. Jack’s Barbecue Sauce is just such a recipe. I just found it among my deceased father’s papers (the Second Yankee Chef); and what a relief it was. Ever since he passed on in 2001, I have time and time again tried to replicate his sauce, but never have been able to. Now I can rest. So conjure up a batch, you will also...

    By Jim Bailey|

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