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NUTRITION: Turmeric should take root in our diets

By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

THE BREWHOLDER: Karamoor Estate teams up with Goose Island for farmhouse style beer

Collaboration brews — when 2 or more breweries work together to brew a single beer — have become more and more common over the past decade. What is less common is when a winery and a brewery come together to create a beer; but that is e...

By Matt Brasch For Digital First Media|

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    THE YANKEE CHEF: Two holiday hot toddies to enjoy

    Sip on these on a cold winter’s night.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    FOOD: Go ape for monkey bread

    Editor’s note: Scroll down for the classic brioche, caramel drizzle glaze and Monkey Dunkey Bread recipes.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    In her latest PBS special, Lidia Bastianich explores the lives of American veterans

    In her latest one-hour PBS special, Chef Lidia Bastianich demonstrates that it doesn’t have to be Veterans’ Day or Memorial Day to honor members of the American armed services — any holiday will do.

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

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Want to make a Christmas Puff? This recipe will help

    Yes, I do realize the both puff pastries and eclairs are one and the same, but many differentiate them by how they are ultimately formed and baked. That is why I am giving you a foolproof recipe that can be used for the classic eclairs as we know them and a special Christmas Puff to enjoy while family and friends can be there to see you gloat over a perfectly soft and crispy treat. Merry Christmas everyone.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Nothing says the holidays like ugly sweaters

    Outside a tiny storefront on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank, Calif., Chealy Jean is picking through a few rolling racks of holiday sweaters for something “retro funky” to wear to a work party.

    By Sandra Barrera Southern California News Group|

  • Lifestyle

    Seniors stitch holiday stockings for deployed soldiers

    While many of us have been getting ready for the holiday season, for the past month seniors at the TriCounty Active Adult Center (formerly the Pottstown Area Seniors’ Center) have been busy stitching nearly 1,000 holiday stockings to be sent to deployed service members through Operation Christmas.

    TriCounty Active Adult Center|

  • Food

    Frozen! Chefs’ freezers ... revealed

    This holiday season, save yourself some hassle and put your freezer to work. Need inspiration? Area chefs share a glimpse inside their iceboxes.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    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|

  • Food

    Sweet swap: Host an old-fashioned cookie exchange

    Sitting at a table in the Downingtown Area Senior Center, Frances Delcontie and friends smiled as they shared sweet memories of Christmas cookie exchanges, beginning around 1956.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Crispy or fluffy, gingersnaps are sure to please

    There are two different types of people. Those who love crispy, delicate gingersnaps, and those who love pillow soft, fluffy gingersnaps. Here are directions for both! If you want darker cookies, use light or dark brown sugar in place of granulated in cookie dough. This recipe is foolproof and should be saved for many years to enjoy.

    By Jim Bailey|

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