| May 18, 2011
| 8:42 AM
The forecasted pop-up showers for Saturday turned into a constant deluge.
A big “thank you” to our ever-faithful customers who came out to the Farmers Market in spite of the weather. We appreciate you.
The rainy spring weather hasn’t...
| May 20, 2011
| 8:11 AM
--Fresh rhubarb stalks should be flat, not curled or limp.
--Size is no indicator of tenderness, although deep red stalks are usually sweeter and richer.
--Rhubarb should be wrapped in plastic wrap and stored in the coldest part of the...
| May 22, 2011
| 1:30 AM
I have not yet begun to plant. For now, I'm relying on perennials.
My crocuses came up in glory on the east side of the house, and tulips sprouted on the south.
Perennials are capricious. Sometimes they grow; sometimes they don't.
| Jun 1, 2011
| 4:07 AM
We had a beautiful weekend! We hope everyone enjoyed being outside, hosting cookouts and gathering with family and friends in honor of our military currently serving all over the world as well as our veterans past and present. We thank you all for your...
| Jun 1, 2011
| 11:15 AM
Shirley Merrits always has rhubarb in her garden.
And where there is rhubarb, there is Rhubarb Jelly in her freezer.
"You just get it out, thaw it out and keep it in the refrigerator after it is open," said the Johnstown woman.
Merrits has been making the...
| Jun 6, 2011
| 12:10 PM
By Melissa Tewes
Special to The Herald-Mail
Many of us are creatures of habit and often feel the need to eat dessert — without even stopping to think if the craving is real, or if we are still hungry, or if we are simply eating...
| Jun 8, 2011
| 5:56 PM
Across the country, markets and roadside stands are swelling with fresh fruits and vegetables like cherries, berries, rhubarb, corn, spinach and more. Eating seasonal fruits and vegetables usually means maximum flavor for minimum cost.
| Jun 10, 2011
| 12:20 PM
The Honey Badger
1oz rhubarb puree
1oz appleton estate
1oz white rum
1/2oz fresh lemon juice
Shake in cocktail shaker
Strain into Collins glass with ice
Top with Dr. Pepper
2 lbs rhubarb chapped
1 1/2 cups sugar
| Jun 14, 2011
| 1:41 PM
This week I spent $148.31 on groceries, more than my $100 weekly budget. However, I am planning to send in for a $50 mail-in rebate that should bring this week back in line when I receive it.
Besides scooping up a few sale items, using up a $3/$30 coupon...
| Jun 14, 2011
| 7:11 PM
Rhubarb is one of Alaskans' favorite garden treats - tell us how your Rhubarb Crisp turns out!
8-10 cups of fruit in any combination: I used 3 cups rhubarb, 3 cups raspberries, and 2 cups strawberries (cut in half)...
| Jul 21, 2011
DETROIT — Stand in Roosevelt Park in front of the empty Michigan Central Station, a hulking train depot that once was one of the biggest in the world, and you could find in its broken windows and decaying facade a metaphor for a dying city.