Amish Cook: Daughter Verena's been through a lot in her 15 years
We have also entered the last month of 2012. Where does time go so fast? I keep thinking next week will be less busy, and before I know it, the week has passed.
Local fare that's fairly good for you
Keeping a balanced diet is tough. But there’s more to it than just getting your fruits, veggies, protein, grains and dairy.
Howard Hewitt: Not sure what wine to give? Try accessories
Buying wine for the wine lover on your Christmas shopping list is fraught with peril. Do you know their tastes? Do you know their favorite varietals? Can you afford their favorites?
Sweet taste of success
Cookies made by some of Anderson’s “famous and infamous” will be up for grabs at the Soroptimist’s Cookie Walk Friday.
‘Cake Boss’ cooks Italian live
TV reality star and owner of the famous Carlo’s Bakery in Hoboken, N.J., Buddy Valastro is doing his best to get area residents into the holiday spirit with his live show Wednesday in Indianapolis.
Amish Cook: Try these recipes to get a jump-start on the holidays
Hard to believe there’s only a month left before 2012 is history. I thought I’d share a few favorite recipes from our family that you might enjoy during the upcoming Christmas season.
Options for Thanksgiving Day leftovers
That 15-pound turkey just didn’t look big enough, so you had to bump it up to 20 pounds. But now you are left with at least half of an untouched turkey, gobs of mashed potatoes and even some green bean casserole.
Why do your eyelids droop after a turkey Thanksgiving dinner, but not usually after eating a Greek salad, omelet or tofu stir-fry? Because the turkey has help.
Amish Cook: Visit to Holmes County, Ohio, full of family and food
One of my daughters and myself will go help make subs for a “sub drive” on Friday. The proceeds from the subs sold go to help a family in our church with medical bills. It is nice to help one another with each other’s burdens.
The tradition of making tamales is one that is strong in the Hispanic culture. It’s a tradition that Angie Pitts, with St. Ambrose Catholic Church’s Hispanic group, wants to be sure they share.
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