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LIGHTEN UP: Savor healthier fries and gourmet dips

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: Not your regular fried ‘rice’

A fantastic alternative to fried rice but with celiac disease in mind. I adore this dish in the summer served all by itself. Don’t be dissuaded by the odor of cooking cauliflower. It has a less desirable “enticement” than rice, bu...

By Jim Bailey|

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  • Lifestyle

    International flavor, special performances,free readings highlight this year’s West Chester Poetry Conference

    WEST CHESTER, PA — The president of a writers’ group at the United Nations, an opera free and open to the public, and free readings are just a few of the highlights of this year’s West Chester Poetry Conference, June 7 – 10.

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  • Entertaining

    NEW TO STREAMING AND VOD: Revenge is at the core of ‘The Assignment’

    Something of a bookend to Walter Hill’s pulp classic “Johnny Handsome” starring Mickey Rourke, “The Assignment” is an outrageously entertaining thriller which boasts a humdinger of a plot.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    FOOD: Berry good — 3 savory ways to use strawberries

    Shortcake’s sublime. Pie’s pleasant. And trifle’s terrific. But this season, sample strawberries’ savory side, starting with spaghetti.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: A dish to ‘put a smile on your face’

    A super quick and spicy Asian-style bistro bowl with textures and flavors that will instantly put a smile on your face. You can substitute beef or chicken easily enough, as well as vary the vegetables. Even add some more crunch in the way of chow mein noodles sprinkled on top.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: ‘Pet’ plant turns into kitchen science project

    Quite unexpectedly, I have a new pet, one that appeared on my doorstep just a week or so before Memorial Day. It’s easily been seven years since there were any animals in the house, so I’ve gotten out of practice in including pet care in my travel plans. Suddenly, here I was — barely two weeks into the venture — looking forward going away for the long holiday weekend.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: How to help cut down on food waste

    Despite living in a state where one in eight, or nearly 5.4 million people, struggle with food insecurity — the occasional or ongoing lack of access to food needed to support a healthful, active life — food waste is more rampant than ever.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • 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|

  • 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|

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