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Kitchen Witch
Monday, June 30, 2003 12:00 am

Local groceries offer taste of Italy

One step inside Angela's, A Taste of Italy, and you feel a bit transported. In between dishing out stuffed peppers or slicing proscuitto from the glass case in the front of the two-room brick bungalow
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 26, 2003 12:00 am

Tips on making an outdoor meal memorable

No meal says the Fourth of July quite like a picnic. Spreading out a well-worn blanket on a patch of green grass and dining on cold fried chicken is as much of a time-honored tradition as fireworks
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 26, 2003 12:00 am

Maid-Rite sticks to its recipe for success

The meat is loose. The bun is steamed. And the method is simple. Take a scoop of steamed hamburger that has simmered for hours in salt, pepper, and garlic, then place it on a bun with a bit of mustar
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 19, 2003 12:00 am

The state’s only commercial pecan growers

"Would you like to try some pecans this morning?" "Six pecans a day will lower stress." "Pecans will keep for two years or more in the freezer." These comments--cheerily addressed to strolling sh
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 19, 2003 12:00 am
For local caterer and cooking instructor Julianne Glatz, using organic ingredients comes naturally. She grew up on an organic farm and her grandparents, Robert and Esther Stevens, sold organic produce
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 12, 2003 12:00 am

Key lime pie is the perfect summer dessert

Key lime pie was born on a string of rocky islands, where the sounds of waves mingle with the rustle of palm fronds. With its sweet-and-sour flavor, the pie captures the magical mixtures of the tropic
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 5, 2003 12:00 am

It’s strawberry season at pick-your-own orchards

When I was growing up, as soon as school was out for the summer, my mother and I would head for our neighbor's farm to pick strawberries in the early morning hours. I remember scouting for the reddest
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, June 5, 2003 12:00 am
It's a frigid January day, but inside Big Mike's Prize Winning Chili the air is warm and filled with the aroma of spices. Owner Mike Butchek is behind the stove, stirring a large pot of his secret rec
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, May 29, 2003 12:00 am

The sweet taste of nostalgia

Funk's Grove Sirup Camp is tucked in a grove of towering trees just off a quiet stretch of old Route 66 near Bloomington. At the end of a curved dirt lane sits a modest shingled home and a low-slung b
Kitchen Witch
Thursday, May 22, 2003 12:00 am

Old Capitol Farmers Market grand opening May 28

Twice a week Rosemary Garrett carefully loads about 500 pounds of her freshly picked tomatoes into 20-pound containers and drives them from her home in Chambersburg to Springfield. Garrett is just one


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