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Story of Annie highlights new ‘Lost Egypt’ exhibit at Franklin Institute

PHILADELPHIA >> Mimi Leveque has been traveling with “Annie” for the past five years.

Sample the ‘sweet-meets-savory taste’ of black garlic

Few people enjoy eating an entire clove of raw garlic, but the aged version is another story. A skeptic slowly raised a tender black morsel to his mouth.

Patience pays off when it comes to the best yeast rolls

I was one of those kids who loved camp! I loved being away. I loved all of the activities. And I loved the food!

Homemade chicken soup for when there’s no time for homemade

Homemade chicken noodle soup is well known as a panacea for whatever ails you, but the time it takes to pull it together is not always within our grasp.

Turn Louisiana’s boudin sausage into drive-worthy experience

>> Want a true taste of the real Louisiana? You’ll want to get behind the wheel and head out of New Orleans and off into the cypress swamps and rice paddies of Cajun country.

The secret to a better baked pasta? Don’t cook your pasta

If there’s anything more comforting than boiled pasta in a sauce, it’s got to be baked pasta in a sauce. The baking adds a crispy crust that is such a delicious contrast to the tender goodness of the dish.

Jerky goes gourmet and area aficionados deliver some unique flavors

, Brendan Cawley joked about “small baggies of something being exchanged for cash,” cartels and righteous felons.

YANKEE CHEF: Warm up with this hearty potato dish

In the style of the classic Duchess potatoes, I added earthy tones and a cheesy crust. A little bit of the South rounds off this meal in itself and if served with a salad and a hunk of crusty bread, you won’t miss protein.

Mennonite Heritage Center exhibit highlights work of Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt

FRANCONIA >> If Fritz and Trudi Eberhardt were still alive, they would probably be sending out another in their series of Christmas cards.

Photo by Emily Ryan Some people mistake this particular type of kabocha squash for a pumpkin.

On a crisp, sunny afternoon, happy voices filled the hay-bale maze at Sugartown Strawberries in Malvern. Three school buses parked nearby as children enjoyed a fall field trip. Meanwhile in the country shop, a woman filled bags with candy corn.

SAHS students prepare to scare in ‘Dracula’

FRANCONIA >> “Dracula” is a gothic tale about a vampire who wreaks havoc on a small English town, but more than that, it’s a work that seems to possess a theme that’s as poignant as the characters who inhibit Bram Sto