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Healthy Eating: A light, airy fruit pudding from America’s past

By The Associated Press
Snow pudding is a great old American recipe that dates back to pioneer days, back when resourceful home cooks hankering for a treat had to rely on whatever they had — things like gelatin, lemons, sugar and eggs. In fact, …

Easter traditions bring a welcome blast of spring, nostalgia, sweets

By Tribune-Review
Easter baking Baking holiday treats with youngsters can be fun and easier to manage with the Easter Stamp Cookie Cutter from Williams-Sonoma. The stainless-steel cutter comes with a trio of interchangeable images …

Everything you always wanted to know about Easter hams

By Susan Selasky
Easter is prime time for ham, and every year, questions crop up about it. So, here are some answers to the questions I frequently hear this time of year: Question: Should I buy a whole or a half ham? How …

You survived Tax Day: Go ahead, you deserve to celebrate

By Dave DeSimone
The passing of another tax filing deadline creates a good opportunity to reflect. Make time to celebrate whether you paid extra or will receive a refund. For celebrants, taking advantage of terrific …

Dinner in Minutes: Souvlaki (Lamb Kabobs) with Lentils and Rice Pilaf

By Linda Gassenheimer
Barbecued, skewered lamb, called souvlaki, is sold as a quick meal on many street corners in Athens. A simple Greek marinade of lemon juice, olive oil, oregano and garlic flavors the meat. The best cut of lamb for kabobs comes …

Food and Drink

Easter traditions bring a welcome blast of spring, nostalgia, sweets

By Tribune-Review
Easter baking Baking holiday treats with youngsters can be fun and easier to manage with the Easter Stamp Cookie Cutter from Williams-Sonoma. The stainless-steel cutter …

Home and Garden

Interior painting: How to pick color and finish

By Tribune-Review
In the spring, many a homeowner’s fancy turns to thoughts of fresh paint, because what else renews a room as quickly? That doesn’t mean interior painting is a breeze. There are defined steps to a quality job, and they start …

Fanfare

Attack Theatre’s Dirty Ball attendees get creative with attire

By Kate Benz
There was a spectacle unfolding within an otherwise nondescript warehouse on Jane Street in the South Side the evening of April 12, one that began …

Out and About

Wine, music, pie served up at Greensburg Art Center fundraiser

By Kim Stepinsky
Art on the Vine, a fundraiser held April 12 at Greensburg Art Center, offered an evening of tasteful delights. Chairwoman Pat Majcher said the upscale …

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Coping with kids: New car monitor helps drivers check on baby

By Tribune-Review
Always in View is a wireless video baby monitor created for cars with the goal to reduce distracted driving and eliminate forgotten baby syndrome. The …

Fashion

Former nurse specializing in retail therapy at Upper St. Clair boutique

By JoAnne Klimovich Harrop
After 17 years as an emergency room and intensive care unit nurse, Teres Lucot found another way to comfort people. “Retail therapy is like nursing, …

History

Veteran reporter to discuss coverage of Civil War during Cal U roundtable

By Les Harvath
Listening to Len Barcousky tell his story, one can actually sense the chills shivering up and down his spine as he recounts his excursion to …

Travel

How to save money on vacation hotels

By Tribune-Review
Summer vacationers looking for deals on hotel rooms are going to have to search a little harder. The average cost of a room now stands at $110, up 4 percent from last year and 8 percent from two years ago, …

Health and Fitness

Key to maintaining balance is to just keep on moving

By Rex Rutkoski
Shirley Eckman awoke early one morning this month frightened. “I was really, really dizzy, and as I walked I felt like I was going to …

Fanfare

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Attack Theatre’s Dirty Ball attendees get creative with attire

There was a spectacle unfolding within an otherwise nondescript warehouse on Jane Street in the South Side the evening of April 12, one that began …

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Out & About

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Wine, music, pie served up at Greensburg Art Center fundraiser

Art on the Vine, a fundraiser held April 12 at Greensburg Art Center, offered an evening of tasteful delights. Chairwoman Pat Majcher said the upscale …

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Jessica Walliser

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Garden Q&A: Monstrous cardoon worth bringing into vegetable plot

Q uestion: I visited a public garden in Philadelphia last summer and came across an enormous plant I was told was called cardoon. It was …

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Dave DeSimone

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You survived Tax Day: Go ahead, you deserve to celebrate

The passing of another tax filing deadline creates a good opportunity to reflect. Make time to celebrate whether you paid extra or will receive a …

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Trib Tested

Trib Tested: Samsung VU7000 Motion Sync upright vacuum cleaner
The claim: The VU7000 vacuum features an innovative handheld vacuum that can be fully detached from the main body to easily clean hard-to-reach places. The …

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