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August 9, 2010
Washington County Free Library has partnered with Washington County Arts Council to host "Dishing Up Maryland: A Special Tasting and Book Signing. " Maryland Cookbook Author Lucie L. Snodgrass will be at the Washington County Arts Council, at 14 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown, Friday Sept. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the fundraiser. Area chefs will have prepared a sampling of some of the recipes found in the cookbook in support of the fundraiser. Participating chefs/restaurants include: The Gourmet Goat & CG's Restaurant & Martini Bar, Cookie's Cooking Co., Homewood Suites by Hilton and Leiters' Fine Catering Inc. The library and the Arts Council want to thank the participating restaurants and the Hagerstown Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau for their support.
LIFESTYLE
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | May 18, 2011
Hagerstown native Bill Kendle, 63, has never been a man to shy away from the kitchen. "Since my wife and I have been together I've done about 95 percent of the cooking," he said during a telephone interview from his home in Greenbackville, Va. Kendle and his wife of 18 years, Beverly, moved to the town near Assateague and Chincoteague islands after he retired after 30 years with General Motors in Martinsburg, W.Va. In 1995, his family doctor diagnosed Kendle as being a diabetic.
LIFESTYLE
July 24, 2012
Bev Coyle is a member of the board for One Mountain Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the community surrounding Fort Ritchie in Cascade. Coyle submitted several recipes for inclusion in “Mountain Heritage Cooking Collection,” a fundraising cookbook to benefit One Mountain Foundation. Several of the recipes Coyle submitted are from her mother, Miriam Poole. “My mother was always the best cook ever,” Coyle said. “She has Alzheimer's disease now. I thought it would be a nice to have some of her recipes in 'Mountain Heritage Cooking Collection'.” Coyle said Poole was improvisational - she could put things together without a recipe.
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CHRIS COPLEY | chrisc@herald-mail.com | December 21, 2010
Karen Ruckman-Robinson likes to cook and she likes to party. And holidays provide a perfect excuse to do both. Recently, the Mercersburg, Pa., woman published a book compiling recipes and holiday crafts on 21 holidays and 10 seasonal celebrations, such as Super Bowl Sunday and summer. She includes recipes for all parts of a meal, historical background on holidays, ideas for parties, three different Thanksgiving menus and much more. Oh, yeah. And the recipes are all gluten free.
NEWS
November 28, 2001
Cooking up a new tradition By KEVIN CLAPP kevinc@herald-mail.com Looking to cook up some revenue for the Waynesboro Historical Society, a handful of women have cobbled together a new book bubbling over with recipes from the local country club to 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. continued "Culinary Traditions: A Taste of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania" contains directions for 550 concoctions and is a gastronomical dream, with...
NEWS
October 14, 1997
What's new in cookbooks Entertaining tips, easy recipes, how-tos, among latest fare By CAROL DEEGAN Associated Press Writer There are many ways to learn how to cook. It all depends on the approach that works for you. Shirley O. Corriher promises "no more failed recipes" with "CookWise: The Hows & Whys of Successful Cooking" (William Morrow, $28.50). This book covers everything from the rise and fall of cakes and the essential role of crystals in making fudge to why red cabbage turns purple during cooking but red peppers don't.
LIFESTYLE
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | April 3, 2012
Kathy Kline described her son, Mike, as a hard-working, family-oriented man, who was a lot like his introverted mother. He was her No. 1 taste-tester and he loved to garden. When he suddenly died in 2008, Kline admits she lost her passion for cooking. The regular Sunday brunches - where upwards of 20 would attend - weren't the priority for her as they once were. "We still have get-togethers, picnics and some brunches," she said. "I haven't gotten my passion for doing that back yet. It's still baby steps.
NEWS
By JENNIFER FITCH | August 16, 2007
WAYNESBORO, Pa. - The Waynesboro Historical Society is looking for recipes to be printed in its second cookbook. The cookbook will be produced in the same style and as a companion to the historical society's previous cookbook, "Culinary Traditions: A Taste of Waynesboro, Pennsylvania. " In addition to recipes, each cookbook will contain historical photos, cooking tips and special pages of local interest, and will be ready in time for Christmas. "With a focus on Waynesboro, the cookbook will be a treasury of local and regional culinary favorites, reflecting the unique flavor of the Antietam region," David McJonathan, historical society president, said in a press release.
NEWS
by JENNIFER FITCH | February 13, 2006
waynesboro@herald-mail.com QUINCY, Pa. - A special luncheon for centenarians last year elicited favorite stories from their families about birthdays, anniversaries, picnics and family reunions. As Mary Steel heard the tales in that room on the campus of Quincy Retirement Community, she realized those celebrations had at least one element in common: food. Steel's observation has spawned the "Tastes for all Seasons" cookbook, which is being sold to raise funds for renovations to the Colestock Center for skilled nursing and personal care in the community.
NEWS
by JULIE E. GREENE | November 8, 2006
Bunny Waltersdorf can testify to the "awesome" yumminess of Jane Hershey's jambalaya recipe. Waltersdorf has eaten the jambalaya, which Hershey prepared for at least two years for a Western Maryland Blues Fest fundraiser in the garden at The Miller House, the home of the Washington County Historical Society. "They loved it. They wanted it every year," said Hershey, of Williamsport. A version of Hershey's jambalaya recipe is in the historical society's 25th anniversary edition of its cookbook, "A Collection of Treasured Regional Recipes.
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July 24, 2012
Bev Coyle is a member of the board for One Mountain Foundation, a nonprofit organization that works to improve the community surrounding Fort Ritchie in Cascade. Coyle submitted several recipes for inclusion in “Mountain Heritage Cooking Collection,” a fundraising cookbook to benefit One Mountain Foundation. Several of the recipes Coyle submitted are from her mother, Miriam Poole. “My mother was always the best cook ever,” Coyle said. “She has Alzheimer's disease now. I thought it would be a nice to have some of her recipes in 'Mountain Heritage Cooking Collection'.” Coyle said Poole was improvisational - she could put things together without a recipe.
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By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | April 3, 2012
Kathy Kline described her son, Mike, as a hard-working, family-oriented man, who was a lot like his introverted mother. He was her No. 1 taste-tester and he loved to garden. When he suddenly died in 2008, Kline admits she lost her passion for cooking. The regular Sunday brunches - where upwards of 20 would attend - weren't the priority for her as they once were. "We still have get-togethers, picnics and some brunches," she said. "I haven't gotten my passion for doing that back yet. It's still baby steps.
LIFESTYLE
By CRYSTAL SCHELLE | crystal.schelle@herald-mail.com | May 18, 2011
Hagerstown native Bill Kendle, 63, has never been a man to shy away from the kitchen. "Since my wife and I have been together I've done about 95 percent of the cooking," he said during a telephone interview from his home in Greenbackville, Va. Kendle and his wife of 18 years, Beverly, moved to the town near Assateague and Chincoteague islands after he retired after 30 years with General Motors in Martinsburg, W.Va. In 1995, his family doctor diagnosed Kendle as being a diabetic.
LIFESTYLE
CHRIS COPLEY | chrisc@herald-mail.com | December 21, 2010
Karen Ruckman-Robinson likes to cook and she likes to party. And holidays provide a perfect excuse to do both. Recently, the Mercersburg, Pa., woman published a book compiling recipes and holiday crafts on 21 holidays and 10 seasonal celebrations, such as Super Bowl Sunday and summer. She includes recipes for all parts of a meal, historical background on holidays, ideas for parties, three different Thanksgiving menus and much more. Oh, yeah. And the recipes are all gluten free.
NEWS
August 9, 2010
Washington County Free Library has partnered with Washington County Arts Council to host "Dishing Up Maryland: A Special Tasting and Book Signing. " Maryland Cookbook Author Lucie L. Snodgrass will be at the Washington County Arts Council, at 14 W. Washington St. in Hagerstown, Friday Sept. 10, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the fundraiser. Area chefs will have prepared a sampling of some of the recipes found in the cookbook in support of the fundraiser. Participating chefs/restaurants include: The Gourmet Goat & CG's Restaurant & Martini Bar, Cookie's Cooking Co., Homewood Suites by Hilton and Leiters' Fine Catering Inc. The library and the Arts Council want to thank the participating restaurants and the Hagerstown Washington County Convention and Visitors Bureau for their support.
NEWS
August 4, 2010
This recipe was included in "Food For All," a cookbook Dodie Ruskie and friend Donna Catling created in 2007 to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Unitarian Universalist Church of Hagerstown. Ruskie and Catling compiled the cookbook from church members' and friends' favorite recipes. Many were recipes for popular dishes served at church potlucks or during the refreshment hour after the Sunday service. "This bread is one my whole family enjoyed," Ruskie said. "It is a recipe my mother, Dorothy Carberry, had written on a blank page in one of her many cookbooks.
NEWS
By TIFFANY ARNOLD | November 28, 2009
How do you get a kid to eat macaroni? Well, if your child is 12-year-old Aaron Lighter, you put pepperoni in it. "I really like pepperoni," says Aaron, a seventh grader at E. Russell Hicks Middle School. There are certain food pairings that simply go unquestioned -- peanut butter and jelly, peas and carrots, fries and ketchup. For Aaron, pepperoni and macaroni is one of those golden pairings. In fact, Aaron liked it so much -- he says he eats it every two weeks, though his mom said it's more like once a month -- he decided to share it with the world.
NEWS
By ELLEN FOLKMAN / St. Petersburg Times | November 19, 2009
Books That Cook: "Weight Watchers New Complete Cookbook," "Stonewall Kitchen Winter Celebrations" and "You Made That Dessert?" o "You Made That Dessert?" by Beth Lipton (Globe Pequot Press, $19.95; 204 pages) Generally speaking: Plenty of doable recipes to wow family and friends. You'll find familiar recipes, such as pineapple upside-down cake, but new ones to try, too, such as tiramisu cake. You'll be inspired to whip up something sweet. For: The average home cook with some experience.
NEWS
By CHARLOTTE SUTTON / St. Petersburg Times | November 18, 2009
With Season Eight of NBC's "The Biggest Loser" in full swing, some fans may be thinking about shaping up with their favorite contestants. To the rescue: a new book that aims to capture the magic of the ranch. The show's trainers already have weighed in. Now "Biggest Loser's" registered dietitian, Cheryl Forberg, serves up 200 pages of colorful tips and recipes, incorporating wisdom from the show's trainers and contestants. It's all sensible information about diet, exercise and other lifestyle changes organized around what Forberg has learned about contestants over time.
NEWS
By AMANDA GOLD / San Francisco Chronicle | June 24, 2009
SAN FRANCISCO - We don't need the changing of seasons or the smell of smoldering coals to alert us that barbecue season is near -- the influx of new barbecue books is always the first sign. With a growing trend toward comfort food and traditional recipes, and the economy pushing cooks back into the kitchen, these tomes are as popular as ever. From barbecue reference volumes to restaurant companion cookbooks, here's a sampling of this season's crop: o "America's Best BBQ," by Ardie A. Davis and chef Paul Kirk (Andrews McMeel Publishing; 224 pages; $19.99)
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