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QUICK COOK: Pita goes fresh and elegant

By Bibby Gignilliat Special to Digital First Media|

Oley Legion, Woman’s Club host Hope Rescue veterans breakfast

The Woman’s Club of Oley joined Oley Valley American Legion Post 878 to host a pancake and sausage breakfast for needy and homeless veterans at Hope Rescue Mission in Reading on March 10. ...

By Jesi Yost For Digital First Media|


  • Food

    FOOD: Surprise your valentine with homemade truffles

    They come in flavors like champagne, red velvet, strawberry cheesecake and crème brûlée. They’re small in size, big in flavor, and they scream, “Valentine’s Day!”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Get inspired by the new All-America Selections

    There’s a lot that has to happen before flowers come popping out in our gardens. Even before the seeds show up in store displays and garden catalogues, there are years of development, trial and error, striving for certain characteristics worthy of introducing to the public. One of the steps along the way is in-ground trials of the new varieties: how will they hold up under normal growing conditions?

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: 5 stellar soups to warm your soul

    Got plans for game day? Call an audible and host your own “Soup-er” Bowl.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    FOOD: Nutrition experts offer tips to cut sugar

    There’s no way to sugarcoat it. “Most of us eat more sugar than we should,” said Judy Matusky of Athens Nutrition in Ardmore. “Where are all those added sugars coming from? And once you can identify where they’re coming from, how can you cut back?”

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: Try a super bowl of soup

    January is always a time for me to set intentions for the year, to clean out my closets and my body. But cleansing does not have to be hardcore. No need for fasting or eating food that tastes like cardboard. I make it a goal to create delicious meals. This soup is a great example of a delicious and healthy dinner.

    By Bibby Gignilliat Special to Digital First Media|

  • Advice

    HEALTHY LIVING: Keep off the pounds for good

    The holidays are over, and as the fog of eggnog, gingerbread and candy canes lifts, many people find themselves confronting the harsh reality of the bathroom scale.

    By Karen D’Souza Bay Area News Group|

  • Food

    THE TREND IS TO BLEND: Meat-and-mushroom recipes to try tonight

    Imagine an award-winning pitmaster serves you a juicy cheeseburger piled high with toppings. Bet your mouth’s watering. But this isn’t your typical patty. There’s a twist — button mushrooms blended with the beef.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Food

    QUICK COOK: Indonesian flavors spice up dinner

    This simple, vibrant curry, which originates from the Indonesian island of Java, makes a splendid “introductory” curry. It’s mild enough for sensitive palates, since it does not include any chiles and the white pepper is optional, and it’s super easy to make.

    By Stacie Dong and Simran Singh Special to Digital First Media|

  • Features/People

    Morgantown teen Sam Schmidthuber sings ‘National Anthem’ at PA Farm Show

    On Saturday morning, Jan. 13, singer and song writer Sam Schmidthuber, 16, of Morgantown, sang “The National Anthem” at the closing day ceremony of the 2018 Pennsylvania Farm Show.

    By Carol Quaintance For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    Crustacean sensation: These delicious crab cakes are easy to make and luxurious to eat

    These simple crabcakes are easy to make and luxurious to eat. Serve them as appetizers or alongside a big, crisp salad and some garlic bread for a meal that feels celebratory.

    By Stacie Dong and Simran Singh Special to Digital First Media|

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