| Apr 10, 2012
| 2:34 PM
You know that fruits, vegetables, whole grains are good for you, but some foods have been shown to be standouts for lowering problems linked to aging. You might want to include more of these on your shopping list:
"Brainberries": That's the nickname Dr....
| Sep 1, 2011
When word went out that Jason Paskewitz and Ryan O'Donnell were planning Rustic House, a sequel to their successful first venture, the sophisticated Gemini Bistro, I figured the pair wanted a simpler follow-up restaurant, something that would let them...
| Aug 11, 2011
| 9:00 PM
I first thought about sharing my recipes last winter. When I would post some pictures of my cooking on Facebook ... it seemed to motivate people who weren't eating right, to get to the grocery store and get cooking. Let's be honest, we are all busy and...
| Nov 17, 2012
| 6:10 PM
Q. A local garden center has really nice-looking maple trees. Is this a good time to plant them or should I wait until spring? Also, should I improve the soil?
A. Secure a couple of those good-looking maple trees for your yard if you can provide adequate...
| May 31, 2012
As I exited Balena a week or so ago, a passing stranger stopped me.
"Good restaurant?" he asked, jerking his head toward the door. I nodded enthusiastically.
"Great pizzas," I said.
And in that split-second, I fear I gave Balena, which opened two...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 1:00 PM
Are you ready for Easter Sunday? Today on my blog, OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish, look for creative holiday brunch ideas and more in the kitchen. But first, let's dish:
Take a break with your kids. Specialty farm markets are a great outdoor experience for...
| Jun 21, 2013
Sons of Confederate Veterans, Battle of Sharpsburg Camp No. 1582, will celebrate their chapter charter with a dinner Saturday, July 6, at 6 p.m. in the party room of Hempen Hill BBQ in Fountain Head Plaza.
Space is limited so RSVP to Camp Commander...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 7:25 AM
We're counting down to Fourth of July celebrations in the test kitchen. Check out our menus and party ideas today at OrlandoSentinel.com/thedish. In the meantime, let's dish:
Eat local, buy local. Floridians are buying more food grown locally or...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Hope the official kickoff to summer this week is the beginning of an enjoyable season for everyone.
Pick Your Own Blueberries
The Boonsboro Band Boosters will hold a unique fundraising event to benefit the high school and middle school band programs. ...
| Mar 7, 2013
| 8:50 AM
You can stop and smell the roses at the Epcot International Flower & Garden Festival this year … and then take a swig of blueberry wine. For the first time, Disney World is giving food and beverage quality time in the spotlight at the theme park'...
| Feb 18, 2013
It looks as if it's going to be an early spring. Loquats began ripening toward the end of January, a good month ahead of normal, and the mulberry trees in our yard are flush with fruit. Blueberries are also ripening earlier than usual. Although that's one...