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  • Not Your Ordinary Pea Patch: Community Orchard Transforms Neighborhood Trouble Spot

    Not Your Ordinary Pea Patch: Community Orchard Transforms Neighborhood Trouble Spot
    A strip of land in Seattle with a checkered past is getting a second chance. In the 1930's, King County seized a small lot in the Hillman City neighborhood. For decades, the spot was used as a makeshift dump - until neighbors decided to turn it around....
  • Fruit trees with no fruit

    Do you have a fruit tree in your garden, but no fruit in your garden? You're not alone. I am amazed at how many gardens share this dilemma. Year after year, gardeners press on, hoping for some sort of magical fruit tree transformation. Why do some fruit...
  • The Gossiping Gourmet: Hot off the grill: fine food and dessert

    The Gossiping Gourmet: Hot off the grill: fine food and dessert
    If they gave out an Academy Award for "most congenial hospitality in a food service establishment," hands down, the Oscar would go to Maro Wood Grill. The dramatic makeover of the former site of A La Carte in Laguna Beach has turned the little deli into...
  • Almond plum tart

    Almond plum tart
    This dish is a go-to dessert for dinner parties or Sunday lunch. It's pretty and impressive, especially when you tell your guests that you made it yourself. Make sure to select plums that still have some give when you press them. If you can't find plums,...
  • Healthy Ways To tweak Your Thanksgiving Dinner

    Healthy Ways To tweak Your Thanksgiving Dinner
    Here are some more ideas for tweaking your Thanksgiving dinner from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation: 1. Start small: When it comes to Thanksgiving, the biggest concern is not just WHAT you are eating, but HOW MUCH of it you are eating. Aim to...
  • Bringing the farm to school

    School lunches aren't typically celebrated as mouth-watering affairs, but walking into the Mountain Avenue Elementary School cafeteria this week, the food told a different story. Ripe tomatoes were stacked next to freshly plucked greens, which sat...
  • Easy Entertaining: Tips to throw the best holiday bash this season

    Easy Entertaining: Tips to throw the best holiday bash this season
    Easy Entertaining Options for people with little time! When you are short on time take a quick trip to your favorite grocer (one who is super-knowledgeable, like the staff at Wegman's in Mechanicsburg) and let them do the work for you. A few extra...
  • French-style Chocolate and Pear Tart

    French-style Chocolate and Pear Tart
    Enough puff pastry or pie crust to fill a 10-inch tart pan. 12 ozs. dark or milk chocolate, melted 3 pears, peeled, cored and thinly sliced 2 eggs 1/3 cup sugar 3/4 cup heavy cream Place unbaked pie or puff pastry crust in tart pan and...
  • Refreshing, crisp pear cider

    Refreshing, crisp pear cider
    Google pear cider, and you'll find the Facebook page titled "I want to be back in Glastonbury drinking pear cider." Several years ago, Brothers Pear Cider started pouring at the Glastonbury Festival, in southwestern England. It kicked off a renaissance...
  • Low Fat Gluten-free Pear Cobbler

    Low Fat Gluten-free Pear Cobbler
    LOW FAT GLUTEN-FREE PEAR COBBLER 2 tbls. unsalted butter melted (land o lakes) 1/2 cup light brown sugar 1/2 cup plus 2 tbls. gluten-free rice flour 1 tsp. baking powder 1 tsp. cinnamon (plus more for sprinkling on top of pears) pinch of salt 1/2 cup...
  • Red Wine and Port Poached Pears with Mascarpone

     Red Wine and Port Poached Pears with Mascarpone Recipe courtesy Anne Burrell  1 1/2 cups ruby port 1 1/2 cups red wine 1 1/4 cups sugar 2 star anise 2 cinnamon sticks 1 bundle thyme 1 lemon, zested, not grated, but in big strips for...
  • January 31: Midday Fix - Pomegranate Poached Pears

    January 31: Midday Fix - Pomegranate Poached Pears
    WAVE 644 N. Lake Shore Drive Chicago (312) 255-4460 Cooking Class Saturday, February 12 2:30 p.m.- 4:30 p.m. For tickets: www.waverestaurant.com To read more about the restaurant: metromix.com Pomegranate Poached Pears Ingredients: 4 ripe, firm Bosc...