by Gazette staff
A Daily Gazette life blog
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Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013
Love is in the air ... or is that the scent of panic?
Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013
The book was a gift from an old friend and former colleague in Washington who thought I might find it useful, and he was right.
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013
The book is all about the beans.
Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013
Give me a snowy Saturday, logs in the fireplace, a bunch of movie rentals and a Crock-Pot full of homemade chili.
Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013
I’ve been perfecting gluten-free recipes that the kids will eat without noticing or complaining.
Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013
This sure doesn’t feel like the right time of year for lemonade, but citrus season is in full swing. Down South, it’s harvest time, and that means the stores are filling with ripe oranges, lemons and limes. But there’s a whole lot more out there than just these commonplace fruits, ...
Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013
Ben Myhre is a man after my own heart. He loves bacon. My favorite holiday gifts to give are books, which for my foodie friends often means cookbooks. Myhre’s book is “Fifty Shades of Bacon,” a takeoff on the erotic best-seller “Fifty Shades of Grey” with titillating chapter titles like ...
Monday, Dec. 24, 2012
Even he likes it
Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012
I’ve since spent two Thanksgivings and one Christmas with my sister Aubrey and her vegetarian boyfriend, and have seen first hand that the meat-centric meals these holidays are often based around can be made vegan-friendly with a little extra research.
Friday, Dec. 14, 2012
Popular still with many Italian-American families, the feast features at least seven fish dishes.