| Dec 30, 2012
| 2:07 PM
NIAGARA-ON-THE-LAKE, Ontario — The word "Niagara" might reflexively make you think "Falls." Not far from that majestic wall of water, though, is another Niagara worth more than the cursory snapshot on a honeymoon road trip.
It's a brief 30-...
| Dec 29, 2012
At the holidays, the sound of corks popping and the sweet gurgle of sparkling wine splashing into Champagne flutes sparks the celebration. But good Champagne for a crowd can be expensive, and in the thrill of the party, that exquisite vintage Champagne...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 2:39 PM
Meals on Wheels delivers a hot meal Monday through Friday to Somerset, Edie, Quecreek, Acosta, Gray, Jennerstown, Jenners, Jenners Crossroads, Ferrellton, Boswell, Jerome, Thomas Mills, Stoystown, Kantner, Hooversville, Friedens, Geiger, Listie, Roxbury,...
| Dec 16, 2012
| 7:57 PM
Dinner came in luscious waves. First, a delicate spoonful of ice-wine-infused, smoked salmon, then a scallop ravioli covered gently with champagne cream sauce, then strips of roast pork marinated in Tahitian vanilla, garlic and sage. And finally, the most...
| Dec 15, 2012
Dear SOS: I recently "rediscovered" La Grande Orange in Pasadena's Del Mar station and absolutely love its kale and quinoa salad — it's light and refreshing, although sometimes it is a bit too heavy on the dressing.... I have enjoyed it often enough...
| Dec 12, 2012
| 4:47 PM
There's no question that fruits and vegetables are an essential part of a healthy diet and provide benefits to body and mind that go far beyond conventional nutrition. Most are rich in phytochemicals, whose natural power to support health and combat...
| Dec 11, 2012
| 11:55 AM
George Sayers, Jr. of Bethel allegedly fathered a son with his 23-year-old daughter Tiffany Hartford and also created explicit videos and photos meant to jump-start the porn career Hartford apparently wanted. The whole ordeal was uncovered when Sayers,...
| Dec 10, 2012
| 7:00 AM
Now that we've had our new dog, Mozzie, for a few months, I've been educating myself on puppy safety.
I knew that chocolate can upset dogs' stomachs or even kill them. In fact, I had first-hand experience from my childhood when our family dog decided to...
| Dec 7, 2012
| 10:09 AM
Miami Heat dancers support the team — and keep a pretty intense physical regimen.
Four-year dancer Taryn Dawn has three hours of dancing followed by one hour of conditioning, four days a week. Performances during games are bonus workouts.
| Dec 6, 2012
German wine. It's one of the most magical wines on earth. It is delicate yet full-flavored. Aromatic, yet firmly chiseled. Like scrimshaw, it is etched.
Unfortunately, so many of its low-end offerings still give the entire category a bad name. German...
| Dec 3, 2012
| 4:47 PM
I was giving a speech once to a group of career women who had decided to be stay-at-home moms, and I was waiting to be introduced when I overheard an animated conversation between two of them.
"So, the doctor said she could have a serving of grapes,...