Archive for June, 2010

Multi-Seed Hamburger Buns

From the Bakers at King Arthur Flour Makes 12 buns These buns are mixed, shaped and allowed to rise in the refrigerator for 12 to 24 hours. The cool rise adds extra flavor; it also gives you some flexibility. You

Wonderful Watermelon Pickles

From Chef Jean-Pierre Debeuf’s Kitchen at Elixir in White River Junction, VT Makes about 8 pints Hard to find at a local grocery outside the south, these morsels will make you a believer the first time you try them. Save

Simple Snacks

With all those frosty summer drinks, you’ll need some great munchies. Whether you’re enjoying a frozen cocktail, an icy cold beer, or a non-alcoholic punch or iced tea, try our simple recipes and really enjoy the moment. Your family and

Best Berries

Go for Blueberries! They’re high in health benefits Blueberries possess the highest antioxidant capacity of all fresh fruit because they are rich in antioxidants like anthocyanin, vitamin C, B complex, vitamin E, vitamin A, copper (an effective immune builder and

Natural Garden Care

Tend your Garden Organically Luci Wilson, garden consultant from Peaceful Valley Farm, a California-based supplier of organic farming and gardening supplies, recommends gardeners keep a “garden first aid kit” on hand in order to target problems when they are new

Picnic Wines

Wines to enjoy as the mercury rises by Linda A. Thompson-Odum Wine typically doesn’t make most summer beverage lists. Instead, people reach for beer or frozen cocktails as the weather warms. However, with the vast collection of worldwide wines available,

5 Summer Drinks

Blend, shake, or stir your way to refreshing warm-weather cocktails. Treat your friends to these fabulous concoctions at your next backyard party. Sugar Hill Punch From Cocktails 2010, Food & Wine Books Ice 2 oz amber rum ½ oz apricot

Road Trip to Baltimore

by Mike Morin Red Sox fans enjoy a weekend in Charm City I was a Red Sox fan before being a Red Sox fan was cool. I grew up in Detroit, also known as Tigertown, where the Tigers won the

Tomato Time

You Say Tomato Take a closer look at heirlooms by Susan Nye It’s summer. It’s the perfect time to get out and explore the countryside. When you are out and about, make sure you pay a visit to the local

Composting 101

Composting: The Basics Reduce your waste and nourish your garden Think twice before you toss those kitchen scraps in the trash! The same foods that nourish your body can also nourish your lawn and garden. Start a compost pile to