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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|

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  • Food

    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|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A peach pudding to welcome Spring

    I think this “pudding” is out of this world. It reminds me of a chocolate pudding cake.....moist and decadent. To me, it is a mixture of the New England Cobbler and a Buckle. This classic is usually prepared using a sugar syrup that is poured over the top, but I find the natural sweetness of peaches and oranges is far superior, sorry Tennessee purists.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Does beer belong in the garden?

    I didn’t even know that such a thing as “leftover beer” existed or that it might be considered a dilemma. So I was surprised at a recent family gathering when the talk turned to the topic of excess brew and what to do with it. It was Peter who leaped in with an answer, “Pour it on your garden — it’s good for plants.”

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Enjoy the sweet luck o’ the Irish

    At Bridge Street Chocolates in Phoenixville, a leprechaun and a shamrock garland decorate the store, tempting candy lovers to indulge in a sweet St. Patrick’s Day treat: the Irish potato.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Get dinner done in a snap with quick ‘risotto’

    Serve up some Cheesy No-Rice Risotto ... which just so happens to be gluten free I might add.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Shopping is in season at the Philadelphia Flower Show

    Philadelphia >> Philadelphia Flower Show visitors come for the gorgeous floral displays and the taste of spring it offers. But along the way, they may be tempted to do a little shopping, and the Flower Show folks are prepared with items large and small to fit any budget.

    By Linda Stein lstein@21st-centurymedia.com @lsteinreporter on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Philadelphia Flower Show to present new attractions, extraordinary experiences

    PHILADELPHIA >> This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show will have visitors taking a step across the ocean with the theme “Holland: Flowering the World” that is sure to offer activities and adventures for attendees of all ages.

    By Richard Ilgenfritz rilgenfritz@21st-centurymedia.com @rpilgenfritz on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Philadelphia Flower Show Gardener’s Studio to feature gardening experts, authors on 85 topics

    The Gardener’s Studio is the place where serious gardeners gather hourly at the Philadelphia Flower Show to find ways of making their green thumbs a little bit greener.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Master rosarian to offer tips for growing roses,

    Flower Show visitors will take time to stop and smell the roses — or at least learn the best ways to grow, purchase and appreciate the aromatic flowers — when renowned rosarian Patricia Bilson returns to the Gardener’s Studio at the Philadelphia Flower Show March 15 at 11 a.m.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-centurymedia.com @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Gold Medal Plants list offers blueprint for beginning gardeners

    With hundreds of thousands of plant species in the world, choosing the right ones for your home garden can be a daunting and perhaps even overwhelming task.

    By Dutch Godshalk dgodshalk@21st-centurymedia.com @dutchgodshalk on Twitter|

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