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Three women celebrate 100th birthdays at Honey Brook retirement community

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Boyertown student shares experience as volunteer firefighter

Around 5 p.m. on a weeknight, high school junior David Reitnauer got one of his most first memorable calls. ...

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  • Food

    SNACK BOARDS: Offering something for every Super Bowl fan

    Wearing a Steelers cap, Joe Martinelli carried a tray of Super Bowl food fit for a quarterback. Even though his team didn’t win, fans are sure to cheer his “snack board” suggestions for the big game.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Warm up with this Italian-style split pea soup

    If pancetta is too expensive, by all means try other cured hams, or even boiled ham. I have used a new product from my deli called Italian Hot Ham, and the heat is absolutely perfect. And if you are wondering if there is a difference between Canadian split peas and green split peas ... no, there is not. Other than the color, they are equally interchangeable in any recipe, including this one.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    Food just might get you high at High Street

    We first met Ellen Yin while having dinner at Fork shortly after she opened it in a pretty much deserted stretch of Market Street in Philly’s Old City 20 years ago. Ellen, who worked in small restaurants while growing up in Rumson, New Jersey, in the late 1970s, wrote a business plan for a restaurant while she was a student at the University of Pennsylvania, where she would later earn an MBA.

    By Len Lear For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Time to think about the next veggie garden season

    In just a few months, vegetable seed display racks will be going up in garden centers, hardware stores, and supermarkets. So many inviting varieties vying for your attention! Or maybe you’ve already gotten a mailbox-full of seed catalogues from Burpee, Parks, Johnny’s, and other seed purveyors. It’s not just last year’s varieties to consider. Seed companies work continuously to come out with new and better varieties of old standards. The choices can be...

    By Pamela Baxter Columnist|

  • Food

    FOOD: Dig into breakfast, lunch or dinner bowls

    “Ooh. What’s that?” a woman in workout gear asked, admiring a colorful combination of banana, blueberries, granola and coconut atop a spoonable smoothie.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Jezebel Sauce complements these appetizer croquettes

    Jezebel Sauce is a Southern condiment usually reserved for the holidays as a sauce for baked ham or even warm, melted Brie cheese. Consider it a perfect accompaniment to these delicious croquettes. And before I hear all about what croquettes really are (deep fried), this is almost the same thing, but without any added fat as a binder or any that may be absorbed from cooking.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Overlooked but valuable antiques

    Ever wonder what valuable antiques are hiding in your house? There are many antiques, works of art, and collectibles that have significant value which many people want you to just toss out with the trash or put out on your front lawn at a low market priced yard sale.

    By Lori Verderame|

  • Food

    Have a tea party: January is National Hot Tea Month

    Debbie Heth smiled and chatted as she poured Earl Grey à la crème from a green teapot in a cozy room decorated with royal photos.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: This cake spreads some sweetness

    One taste of that deliciously creamy spread — Nutella — and I was hooked. It wasn’t long before I made one of the best coffee cake-like desserts using this hazelnut spread. This recipe is a sugar cookie dough with an additional egg. You will adore the crispy topping, as will the super easy preparation.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    NUTRITION: Turmeric should take root in our diets

    Every year a new superfood emerges as the next must-have ingredient for good health. Such nutritional powerhouses as kale, quinoa and acai build in popularity until it seems like these once exotic ingredients become household names, found in many mainstream restaurant menus.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

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