Lifestyles Columnists

Home gardeners can learn ways to conserve water

Over the years, we've seen dry seasons, but rarely a prolonged drought. Occasionally, watering will be restricted, but fall and winter bring enough moisture to ...

The Wine Cellar: Briny oysters pair beautifully with these crisp white wines

In her entertaining, informative essay "Consider the Oyster," author M.F.K. Fisher extols the tasty mollusks' enduring popularity by noting, "Men have enjoyed eating oysters since ...

Walliser: Choose sweet bell peppers that suit Western Pennsylvania

Sweet bell peppers are among the most popular garden crops. Often found growing side-by-side with tomatoes and eggplants, these warm-season vegetables have a lot to ...