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No-Bake Summer Desserts

By Chelsea Alaine Ferguson - In the summertime, my sweet-tooth goes hay-wire. With berries in season, hyper-amounts of festivals and picnics, and my livin’-is-easy state of mind, my craving for a little something sweet intensifies. Growing up, my brothers and I would play outside in summer until our cheeks were beet-red. Summer was hot! My mom would always set out a simple but sweet snack for us to cool off with, like fresh...

Has Food Displaced Art as Culture?

By Herb Gardener - I was watching a children’s sleepy-time program recently with my three-year-old daughter, Fauna. A puppet asked several pre-K kids the perennial question: What do you want to be when you grow up? To my astonishment, the first girl replied, “I want to own a restaurant.” Social critic William Deresiewicz writing in the New York Times claimed that food/cooking has displaced the arts and literature as high...

Spring and Summer Salads Take the Spotlight

By Chef Judi Gallagher - When I was a growing up, my mom served a salad every night with dinner. Perhaps a wedge of iceberg with homemade Russian dressing or a composed salad with spears of cucumbers and carrots slices. Or my favorite, a chopped salad of green cabbage, diced cucumbers and pickled herring. Salads set the tone for any meal and ideally should reflect the season with garden fresh fruits and vegetables. In...

GOURMET HIGHWAY: Dining With The Blue and The Gray

By Doc Lawrence - History viewed first-hand often opens many opportunities for cultural and culinary enrichment. Over the past three years, I’ve traveled many of the Civil War trails established by state tourism departments, hoping to uncover and share more that battleground and cemetery stories. Introducing the monumental events of 150 years ago in a straightforward manner should be interesting to all generations, but I...

It’s All about Color

By Steven V. Philips - Here’s some background and advice about color choices for your kitchen or dining room in case your Spring cleaning energy extends to redoing the colors at home. And maybe it should. Design experts know that paint is the least expensive way to dramatically transform a space. Joseph Binney, a British veteran of the 1853-56 Crimean War emigrated to America and founded the Peekskill (NY) Chemical Company...

The Season For Raw Food Recipes

By Anna Dantoni - The raw-food movement worldwide is persistent, with proponents and detractors weighing in equally about the health benefits or nutritional dangers of subsisting on a diet of uncooked foods. A raw foodist is referred to as a crudivore and some celerities who embrace and proselytize for the lifestyle include Demi Moore, the fashion model Carol Alt and the actor Woody Harrelson, who has written books on raw...
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