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Frozen! Chefs’ freezers ... revealed

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: A cheesecake pie full of holiday flavors

Yes, I have taken a shortcut here with the use of prepared whipped topping. Does anyone object to spending less time in the kitchen and more time with family during Christmas? I agree! ...

By Jim Bailey|

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  • Food

    Chefs share tips to reduce food waste

    Want to spend less on groceries and help the environment? Area chefs are sending out an SOS, asking home cooks to “save our scraps.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make time for this sweet treat

    Just like the classic cocktail flavor, these muffins are easy, delicious and will give you a natural high after one bite.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Upcoming fall and Halloween events have a healthy twist

    From fruit picking to costumed fitness dance classes, the community can celebrate the season while staying fit at the same time. Area events include fall festivals as well as Halloween activities that keep it happy and healthy.

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

  • Food

    Talking trash ... fish: Area chefs champion former cast-offs

    Dogfish, drum, sea robin — embrace the idea that “one man’s trash is another man’s treasure” and sample some so-called “trash fish.”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Warm up with a rustic lentil stew

    If you have never pureed cooked carrots as a thickening and flavor agent to a stew, you are in for a treat. With the addition of some slight sweetness in the way of dried fruit, this hearty stew is a great entree by itself ... with the addition of some crusty bread that is.

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  • Food

    NUTRITION: Dealing with stress, and the appetite that comes with it

    With the relaxation of summer days now a hazy memory and school and work schedules in full swing, you might notice your stress levels are up.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Halloween

    MAP: Halloween events, attractions across the Philadelphia region

    Halloween is just around the corner, and there are plenty of spooky — and some not-so-scary — events across the Philadelphia region to celebrate All Hallow’s Eve.

    Digital First Media Staff|

  • Food

    Outdoor ovens are hot — it’s time to make some backyard pizza

    Neighbors often see smoke rising from behind Steve and Carol Kirton’s Chester Springs home. But don’t worry. It signals good times with family and friends enjoying their backyard pizza oven.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: What is it about pumpkins?

    As I was eyeing a heap of pumpkins at a garden center the other day, a thought came to me that pumpkins are the puppies of the plant world. Think about it: there’s something about pumpkins that makes us happy when we look at them; and if we get up close to these squash it’s hard to not want to take one home with us.

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Make this salad for a tasty serving of Brussels sprouts

    Here’s a great way to introduce children to Brussels sprouts. All you need to do is boil the Brussels sprouts in plenty of water until soft, but not mushy. Immediately drain and set aside. See Note 1.

    By Jim Bailey|

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