Jinny Hunt never expected that she’d make a career out of crafting tasty treats. “Cupcakes are perfect,” Hunt said from the bistro table just outside her cupcakery at Mounds Mall’s food court. “And they are so popular right now and there is no other cupcake shop in Anderson.”
The mystery of food labels
Reading food labels can be intimidating, but by keeping a few things in mind those labels can help consumers lead a healthier life, experts say.
Students learn importance of following a recipe
Nancy Gates — an Anderson High School culinary and wellness and nutrition teacher in Family and Consumer Sciences (it’s no longer home ec) — said she has more boys in her class than girls and much of the focus is on nutrition, budgeting for food and making good choices.
Amish Cook: Looking back on a great holiday and forward to a healthy new year
A whole brand new year lies ahead. What does it have in store for us all? Only God knows so let us put our trust in him.
Winter market gives fresh food lovers plenty of options
Traditional farmers markets wrap up at the end of fall. Some local vendors were interested in keeping the event going year round. The solution was Smith Family Farm’s winter market, now in its third year.
Amish Cook: Soups, stews are wonderful when family finds itself snowed in
We’ve had snow and cold the past few days, perfect weather for some soups or stews.
Amish Cook: Flu bug bites before the holidays
It’s Wednesday evening, Dec. 19, and supper is over. Everyone went their own way, some reading, some writing and some still down with the flu.
For the George family, food and family memories go hand in hand. “You feel comfortable sitting around a table talking over food,” said Donna George of Edgewood. “It is a nice way to celebrate and a reason to get together. And sharing food shows generosity and hospitality.”
Amish Cook: Counting our blessings and getting prepared as the holiday approaches
When our batteries on our solar-powered freezer start blinking low we are even more happy to see the sun. It seems like one sunny day always recharges it for awhile. We are still glad we invested in the solar-powered freezer.
Born to bake
Beverly Givens doesn’t care to talk about her awards for baking. She’d rather talk about how much enjoyment she gets from preparing, baking and sharing her delicacies with others.
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