A large pile of bright orange pumpkins is my visual celebration of the beginning of fall. References to pumpkins date back many centuries. The…

There’s an old saying that the best way to prepare freshly picked corn is to have a pot of water boiling in the corn patch so that you can coo…

Seven girls have become members of Boy Scouts since the nationwide organizations started accepting females earlier this year, with some eyeing…

It's August, and that means I'm busily trying to figure out a way to preserve the smells and flavors of my favorite vegetables. I enjoy stocki…

It’s hot, and like many of you, one of my favorite ways to cool off is with a bowl of ice cream. Vanilla ice cream continues to be America’s f…

Summer brings with it an abundance of fruits, like peaches, that reach their peak of juicy perfection in the heat of July. Peaches are rich in…

Nutritional experts believe that strawberries are as close as you can get to a perfect fruit. Eating just five strawberries gives you more vit…

Being limited as to travel and outside activities can sometimes get rather boring. You can be inactive only so long, and then you get in that …