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

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

Sommelier selections: Expert advice for New Year’s Eve

The countdown’s on. Bid farewell to 2017 and celebrate the New Year in style with reds, whites and bubblies for every budget, starting with pétillant naturel, a natural sparkler dubbed pét-nat for short. ...

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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  • Food

    FOOD: Try your hand at homemade pasta

    Celebrate fall with a homemade pasta dish that’s sure to please. Whether you’re a pasta pro or first-timer, award-winning chef, author and restaurateur Marc Vetri has you covered.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Try this light, airy autumnal treat

    Not quite a pie, not quite a custard. This deliciously moist dessert is light, airy and bursting with that warm, “cuddly” taste, if that makes sense. There is just something about the smell of pumpkin cooking that instantly puts a smile on your face, and this treat will put a smile on even that one relative that is a little hard to crack.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Bringing the outdoors in

    It took just that one night last week when the temperature dropped to somewhere around twenty degrees. Bam! That was it. The active growing season is over. Mother Nature has closed up her summer shop and moved it farther south. What to do now? Of course, you can take a break from tending green, growing things out of doors. Or, you can take this opportunity to turn to houseplants.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Lifestyle

    Newly discovered painting shows Washington’s wartime tent. Will go on view at Museum of the American Revolution in Philadelphia

    PHILADELPHIA >> Philip Mead was online late one night in May, looking for possible artifacts from the American Revolution, when a painting up for auction caught his eye and got his heart racing.

    By Kristen De Groot The Associated Press|

  • Food

    Thanksgiving all-stars: Recipes from chef Jose Garces, Lisa Thomas-Laury and Philly native Frankie Avalon

    This holiday, add some star power to your meal with celebrity recipes that will have guests giving thanks.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Family vineyards hold fast in line of fire

    The first time I went to Santa Rosa, California it was just a pop-up visit. In San Francisco on business, I rented a car for a day and drove north up Route 101 to visit my aunt in the senior-living facility she had moved into, and to see my cousin Lauren and her husband John, who live a little farther up the road near Calistoga.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    FOOD: Colorful pomegranates pack a punch

    What ingredient works equally well in a smoothie, salad, hummus or vodka? It’s pomegranate, a superfood in season now. In fact, November’s National Pomegranate Month.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media |

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Mystery caterpillar reveals nature’s intricacies

    I’ve been on the planet for more than six decades and out and about in nature for much of that time. While I’m still often awe-inspired by a new place or plant I come across, I’m rarely surprised anymore. But I’ve been surprised twice in just the past two days.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    Bountiful Brassicas: Don’t miss these fall veggies

    “What IS that?” asked a skeptical shopper at the West Chester Growers Market, pointing to a spiky, lime-green cruciferous veggie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Berks County native pens book on history of scrapple

    “For a long time, anytime I had the opportunity to write about Pennsylvania Dutch culture and the food of my culture — I would,” said Amy Strauss, food and drink writer.

    Rebecca Blanchard
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