| Aug 1, 2010
Col. Henry Hastings Sibley was a hard-charging man born before the Civil War, and a man destined to deal with the hardships of life in the Midwest.
In 1862, Sibley was appointed colonel of Minnesota's state militia and was directed to the upper...
| Apr 7, 2010
| 8:01 AM
May 22--Victory Reins Therapeutic Riding Center serves children and adults with physical, emotional or spiritual disabilities through riding our therapeutic horses. Victory Reins is 100% volunteer and they need your support to continue to provide the...
| Mar 2, 2010
| 3:06 PM
Salads carry a health halo, but most of them should come with a warning label that reads "Beware of excess levels of calories, fat and sodium," warned Dr. Joanna Dolgoff, a child and adolescent weight loss specialist.
In her new book "Red Light, Green...
| Jan 27, 2010
Like many divine personalities, Mary Kitchen has a past shrouded in mystery. No one really knows if the goddess of corned beef hash is based on a real person or not, and why the name was chosen. Though Hormel Foods is marking the 61st anniversary of the...
| Mar 24, 2010
Tasty discovery: roast beef and cheddar toasted panini
Where to go: The Pub, 4200 Kilgore Ave., Peninsula Town Center, Hampton
Hours: 11 a.m.-midnight Monday-Thursday, 11 a.m.-2 a.m. Friday-Saturday, 11 a.m.-11 p.m. Sunday.
The Pub, a...
| Mar 27, 2010
Delicious Asparagus Recipes
Pesto Chicken Pasta
This one-dish meal makes dinnertime easy.
8 ounces Mejier uncooked farfalle (bow tie) pasta
2 cups cut-up fresh or frozen Michigan asparagus
3 cups (12 ounces) cubed, cooked chicken
1 cup halved...
| May 29, 2010
Folks who work in the cluster of office buildings in the 400 block of North Brand Boulevard have something new to cheer about. Just outside their front door lies the Beyond the Stars Cafe, a small but mighty sandwich, salad and coffee spot with quality...
| Jun 6, 2010
The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Doubleday: 292 pp., $25.95
It makes sense: Everything is made up of many things: Cells, fibers, chemicals and also the thoughts and feelings of the people who make the things. Food, which is so...
| Jun 7, 2010
| 7:39 AM
Egg Harbor Cafe
8 a.m. 1 p.m.
1510 Wagner Road
Tickets available at door: $10 for adults and children over 10; $5 for children ages 2-10;...
| Jun 22, 2010
The names are legendary, though depending on where you live, potentially unrecognizable. The food is quick and occasionally questionable — unless, of course, you grew up eating it. In which case, again, the names are legendary. Culver's. Chicken...
| Dec 15, 2009
The challenge that McAllister's had set for the "Football Friday Night" crew of photographers was simple, yet daunting.
Starting week two of the IHSAA football season, we had been asked to find the two biggest, hard-hitting, smash-mouth, hurts so bad yo'...
| Dec 23, 2009
I was going to bring something to the office for the holidays the other day. I pulled out my mother's baking sheets and thought, but only for a moment, that I should make a couple dozen chocolate chip cookies, straight from the recipe on the bag of...