CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

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Column: Foodographer October 2022

Tacos El Gordo: The Road to Success Leads to Tacos

Over-the-road truck drivers know how grueling and isolating life on the road can become. Francisco Ostos and his family can attest to that. After seven years of driving, Francisco needed ...Read More

Fruitful Farming: Waltz Vineyards Estate Winery

Days before a storm was forecasted to blow across the county, Waltz Vineyards was buzzing with activity. With the ground

Way Down Yonder in the Pawpaw Patch

A few years ago, Bill Lauris, the owner of Off the Beaten Path Nursery in Lancaster, clued me in on

Barbecue: The Fat is Where it’s At

Nick Santoleri and Scott Nemeth met more than 10 years ago through their wives, Tina and Krystle, educators who were

Juneteenth: The Culture of Food

America’s food culture reflects the people who arrived on its shores and made a contribution to its many culinary traditions.

Front Porch Baking Co.: Grain Forward

Earlier this year, Food & Wine magazine presented a state-by-state rundown of the best forward-thinking bread bakers in the country.

Mushrooms: Nature’s Super Power

For the last decade, scientists, chemists, researchers, environmentalists, universities, physicians, manufacturers, bio-tech companies and food producers have been studying and

Bagels on the Brain

Twenty years ago, bagel shops were popping up on street corners and in suburban shopping centers from coast to coast.

Pat’s Favorite Recipes

I’m sure you have one of those metal recipe boxes or well-used cookbooks that belonged to your mother or grandmother