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FROM THE GROUND UP: The upside of tent caterpillars

By Pamela Baxter|

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|

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  • 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

    CHEAP EATS: $10 dinners to try tonight

    Tightening your belt after Tax Day? Stretch your budget with healthy $10 dinners your family will love like black bean chili.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Beware of this pretty invasive

    Around Easter time, there are always a lot of ads advising parents against giving their children adorable chicks and bunnies as gifts unless they are prepared to bear the responsibility of caring for the animals. I think that there should be other public announcements each spring that warn homeowners of the risks of planting particular trees, shrubs, and vines. Too many of the most popular plants are invasive.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    CHEAP EATS: $10 dinners to try tonight

    Tightening your belt after Tax Day? Stretch your budget with healthy $10 dinners your family will love like black bean chili.

    By Amy Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: What’s on your plate? Grilled cheese and gravy

    Ah ... yeah! Lightly breaded cheese that has been grilled until the outside is crisp and the inside is melting. Serve with Southern Tomato Gravy and this is a dish that is screaming decadence. Tomato Gravy is also, and classically, served on top of biscuits in the South, so try it either way.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    Chocolate ‘eggstravaganza’: Home cooks share DIY secrets

    “Looking good!” manager Terri Stoltz told an assembly line of candymaking volunteers — eight retirees wearing colonial mob caps in a nod to their surroundings.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    Cheesy dish perfect use for leftover mashed potatoes

    Golden, cheesy and, with that hint of ham, simply a great addition to your dinner table. The flavor of loaded potatoes, the texture of classic Duchess spuds and the look of slab pie. Did I mention easy as well? Using leftover mashed potato is also perfect in this preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Herb Sale to feature Coriandrum

    Coriandrum sativum is an herb that leads a double life. In its leafy form, it’s known as cilantro or Chinese parsley. In its seed form, it’s known as coriander. It can be confusing! It’s the same plant, yet its different names reflect two different plant parts and two distinct flavors and uses in various cuisines world-wide.

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  • Food

    FOOD: These breakfast sandwiches range from healthy to ‘wowing’

    When the Earl of Sandwich first enjoyed his namesake creation, he probably never dreamed of one called a “Cinnamuncher.” But you can as area chefs share three wake-up-worthy sandwich recipes to start your day.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make these for your next get-together

    A delicious version of the classic Italian caprese appetizer, but using another favorite of Italy ... prosciutto. 

    By Jim Bailey|

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