Healthier chocolate for Christmas

Healthier chocolate for Christmas

How can it be that Christmas is actually just around the corner? It just seems unreal that Thanksgiving has already passed and Christmas preparations ...

December 12th, 2017 |  


Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

Warming up a ‘chili’ winter day

My husband, Daniel, is the type to always be looking for something to keep life interesting and find things to do off the beaten path. One aspect he h...

December 5th, 2017 |  


True love is colorblind

True love is colorblind

“How are things going with your foster babies?” “How are Julia and Austin adjusting, and how do you think it’ll go once we hav...

November 28th, 2017 |  


Daniel talks turkey about marriage

Daniel talks turkey about marriage

Editor’s Note: Gloria’s husband, Daniel, filled in this week. We’ll hear from Gloria next week.To all of you far and near, a lot of ...

November 16th, 2017 |  


Serve Cornish hens instead of turkey for Thanksgiving

(AP) — On Thanksgiving Day, why not follow presidential custom and grant your turkey a pardon? Sure, the big bird has always been at the center ...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Mashed Sweet Potatoes with Garlic adds to holiday table

(AP) — There are certain vegetables that I bring home and have a stare-off with for a while before cooking them.I think sweet potatoes top the l...

October 28th, 2017 |  


Leeks are the star in this quick, simple chicken dinner

(AP) — We are less than a month into the school year, and suddenly, we’re swamped.You too?Six o’clock sneaks up on my family, and we...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Don’t toss that old beer: Make some delicious bratwurst

(AP) — When I first moved to Chicago from North Carolina, I was amazed at the variety of sausages. There were polish sausages, bratwurst, bockwu...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Consumer packaging group to reduce confusing food labels

NEW YORK (AP) — “Sell by?” ”Display Until?” ”Best Before?”These food date labels intend to help shoppers fig...

September 30th, 2017 |  


Good corn taste is in the genes

(AP) — The taste of sweet corn in the market has, to many palates, gotten better and better over the years. The taste of sweet corn that I grow ...

September 16th, 2017 |