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Phys. Ed. for parents: Moms and dads can involve kids to find time for fitness

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

Amore for Amatrice: Chefs aid earthquake relief

Earthquake-ravaged Amatrice and its namesake pasta, bucatini all’Amatriciana, hold a special place in Gianluca Demontis’ heart. So he and fellow chefs are cooking up donations, hoping you dine in to help out. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Potato salad combines veggies, crabmeat

    I remember so well one of my parents’ first restaurants in Maine. It was the Canaan Country Kitchen. It was there that I first learned his recipe for cole slaw dressing that I have never had since. So what a perfect marriage, combining cole slaw, great dressing, some crunchy vegetables and crabmeat. Think about it for a moment ... done? Now go make it!

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Lifestyle

    Get a water workout this summer with aquatic classes

    Take fitness from land to water this summer for some exercise fun and to burn hundreds of calories.

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

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Great new plants for next year’s garden

    The first time I ate okra, I didn’t like it. I didn’t like it the second time, either, so I put it out of my mind. In fact, I don’t think I’ve even spoken or typed the word “okra” more than once or twice in my life. After all, I’m adult and can decide which vegetables to focus time and attention on.

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  • Food

    Today’s the day to enjoy some s’mores

    Bet you can almost taste it — creamy chocolate, gooey marshmallow and crispy graham cracker. The quintessential combination leaves young and old wanting s’more.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Hearse and Professional Vehicle Show returns to Laurel Hill Cemetery

    Organizers promise visitors there won’t be any tear-inducing obsequies or gloomy dirges at Aug. 13’s Eighth Annual Hearse and Professional Vehicle Show in Philadelphia’s historic Laurel Hill Cemetery.

    By M. English For Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Area restaurants serve local and fresh on a plate

    Fresh produce is all around, now that we are in the midst of summer. Pennsylvania is full of farms that provide area restaurants with locally sourced ingredients.

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

  • Food

    TOP TAPAS: Enjoy Spanish small plates at home

    While visiting Spain, Jenny Young, then an English college student, fell in love — with the cuisine, the culture and the country itself.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    YANKEE CHEF: Spicy, sweet apple rings are delicious any time

    I remember these spiced apple rings as a child, with my parents using 1 slice placed on top of a little lettuce as garnish for entrees at their restaurants. They are spicy, sweet and so delicious. These apple rings are great as a side for any barbecue, picnic or even as a colorful addition to your holiday table.

    By Jim Bailey |

  • Lifestyle

    Youth sports can keep kids healthy in more than just the physical aspect

    Whether it’s physical, mental, or even academic; youth sports organizations provide a variety of healthy benefits to children in a fun and engaging way.

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

  • Food

    Chocoholics rejoice! It’s National Milk Chocolate Day (VIDEO)

    Gail Warner circled today on her calendar as a day to celebrate. And if you love chocolate, you should too.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

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