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Don’t forget da’ dip: New ways to upgrade your apps

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: This summertime treat is a peach

Give this sweet, crispy, hot and loaded-with-flavor treat a try. I waiver on mentioning ice cream topping for this delicious, summertime treat because. ... well, I don’t know why actually. So have at it and mound some real vanilla ice cream rig...

By Jim Bailey|

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  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Get the grill ready for dessert

    Time to fire up the grill for this sweet treat. Melba classically uses peaches but nectarines are almost the same fruit. The difference between the two? Fuzzy skin! Many authorities will have you believe that the nectarine is slightly firmer and sweeter, but this is untrue. Just be sure, when choosing either, that they have just a little give.

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Food

    FOOD: Three ways to enjoy rhubarb

    There’s no mistaking those showy (and poisonous) leaves, crimson stalks and tart taste. All hail rhubarb season!

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Nutrition

    NUTRITION: Foster children’s healthy eating habits with structure

    Emotional eating — the habit of eating to cope with stress, boredom or negative feelings rather than to satisfy true hunger — is a behavior that can often lead to overeating and weight gain.

    By LeeAnn Weintraub Special to Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: Whisk this easy-as-pie barbecue sauce

    Sometimes it is easier to just go to the store and purchase barbecue sauce. But when you come across a recipe that is killer, then it is worth the extra effort. Jack’s Barbecue Sauce is just such a recipe. I just found it among my deceased father’s papers (the Second Yankee Chef); and what a relief it was. Ever since he passed on in 2001, I have time and time again tried to replicate his sauce, but never have been able to. Now I can rest. So conjure up a batch, you will also...

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Lifestyle

    UPSIDE DOWN: Real men do salsa

    Salsa isn’t one of those dances you do with a bunch of tipsy girlfriends while a group of comatose guys look on. And it’s not one of those dances where girls do all the wiggling and men lend a helping hand. The guys I’m looking at are into every bump and grind. “They’re not being forced by the women at all,” I shout, “just look at them!”

    By Donna Debs|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Beautiful spring whites

    Several weeks ago (From the Ground Up, April 20), I wrote about the Bradford Callery Pear; how this once-heralded and widely-planted cultivar has become a serious nuisance tree. Believed to be sterile, it has been cross-breeding with other pear trees and is now out of control. In the column, I mentioned several similar spring-flowering native trees with white blossoms that are a much better choice. This week, I want to tell you more about these beautiful trees.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    Mother’s Day desserts: Sweet treats to show mom you care

    Of course, mom loves flowers, phone calls, handmade cards and heartfelt hugs, but this Mother’s Day, why not whip up something as sweet as she is?

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    THE YANKEE CHEF: These patties are loaded with flavor

    Sure, “Que” season is here and most likely everyone is thinking beef burgers, steaks, ribs and anything else a man (yes, I will put the odd-ball ideas squarely on our own shoulders) can dream up. The last thing on everyone’s mind is going without meat. But for those of you who are still being conscious, yet do not want to force down veggie burgers, this is the best alternative by far. Simply loaded with flavor, filling and if desired, top with some heated barbecue sauce...

    By Jim Bailey|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Local sales offer unusual and rare plants

    It’s not just other living things — flowers, birds, insects — that spring calls forth each year. We, too, are called out-of-doors on the warm days, eager for bright sunlight, gentle breezes, and the sweet aroma of rain-drenched earth. But in case you need more enticing, here are a few upcoming events to get you outside and into the garden.

    By Pamela Baxter|

  • Food

    Use your noodle!

    Want to eat more veggies? Noodle around with spiralized sweet potato, squash, beets, carrots and more. Better yet, pair them with spring flavors for a tasty lunch, dinner or side dish.

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

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