The text messages usually begin shortly after church. “What's the plan for dinner? What should we bring?” This is the modern beginning ... »
Food & Drink
Are there happier companions than the month of July and the grill?
We certainly cannot think of one without the other. They are summer soul ... »
Perception is everything.
This is especially true for those who investigate the raw food lifestyle for the first time — an approach t ... »
Pickling is an excellent way to preserve summer’s bounty, to ensure that nothing goes to waste and produce can be enjoyed in the throes of w ... »
When our daughter was born, my husband and I agreed that we were not in love with the color pink.
Just because she was a girl didn’t ... »
Our taste buds — numbering near 10,0000 — act as guard dogs for our mouths. They let us know the instant something hits our tongues w ... »
It’s appropriate that April — the month that brings us fools and jokes — is also rhubarb season.
Rhubarb is no joke. It ... »
Lunch is breaking free of its boring brown bag. Photoworthy midday meals streaming on social media make us drool all over our computer keyboard. En ... »
Poaching outside of the kitchen is illegal, a practice of thieves and other ne’er-do-wells.
In the kitchen, though, poaching becomes ... »
Furnishings left behind when a Ruby Tuesday restaurant closed in May 2012 will help the Cedar Rapids Veterans Memorial Commission replace chairs, t ... »
Planning makes meal-making easier on busy days. Since pretty much every day is busy, these tips will help carry you through.