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FROM THE GROUND UP: More than plants at the Philadelphia Flower Show

By Pamela Baxter|

Soup’s on! Celebrate spring with five fresh recipes

After a warm February and snowy March, it’s officially spring ­­‑ a time when chefs eagerly await tendrils, shoots and other tempting ingredients for seasonal soups. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Lifestyle

    Was ‘tulipmania’ almost Holland’s economic ruin?

    “Holland” is the theme of the 2017 Philadelphia Flower Show, but did you know that hundreds of years ago that country was in a state of unrest over its celebrated tulips?

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

  • Food

    DUTCH TREAT: Flower Show menus take root

    Ever enjoyed a saucijzenbroodje? Now’s your chance. Try the Dutch sausage roll at this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show, celebrating Holland.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Add this one-skillet turkey dinner to your weekday repertoire

    A lighter version of the classic Normandy dish, this recipe can be geared toward children’s palate’s by leaving out the alcohol. I also don’t muddle the taste with mushrooms because, let’s face it, most kids will turn their nose up this fungus. And what parents will like about this recipe is the 1 skillet method and the cost factor.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Through the camera lens at Jenkins Arboretum

    The announcement of a nature photography show brought me to Jenkins Arboretum last week. Jenkins Arboretum is a little gem set in Chester County, barely a mile from Route 202, in Devon, Pa. The arboretum’s 48 acres occupy a steep, wooded slope, with paved pathways winding from the Education Center and parking area at the top of the hill down to a pond edged with cattails.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Chefs share favorite comfort foods

    Move over mac and cheese. You’re not the only dish in town when it comes to comfort food.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Southern corn bread recipe gets a makeover

    Ordinarily made with almost boiling water, Southern favorite Hot Water Corn Bread is given a makeover with a touch more flavor ... OK, a whole lot more flavor AND texture. It is still crispy but with the addition of apple juice instead of water and some bites of actual corn, it really is a step up.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Getting the most out of the Flower Show

    With its stunning garden exhibits, floral displays, miniatures, individual plant entries, and so much more, the Philadelphia Flower Show is always a delight to the senses — plenty to engage the eye and the nose. But if you know where to look, there’s also plenty to tickle your brain cells as well.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Fun fare for Fat Tuesday

    Rio celebrates Carnival. New Orleans enjoys Mardi Gras. Venice masquerades. This Fat Tuesday, feel that festive vibe and splurge on some classic carnival food. It’s not just for summer.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Glenside business creates prop for Melissa McCarthy’s SNL sketch

    GLENSIDE >> Melissa McCarthy’s portrayal of White House press secretary Sean Spicer, ranting at and physically going after reporters with a podium, is putting a Glenside company that built the attack podium on the map.

    By Linda Finarelli lfinarelli@21st-centurymedia.com @lkfinarelli on Twitter|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Bright spots in the winter

    If you look broadly at the winter landscape, it’s easy to see it all just in browns and grays interspersed with the occasional dark green of non-deciduous trees. But look a little closer and you’ll find that there are shrubs that are full of color, providing an artistic contrast to winter’s otherwise monochromatic palette.

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