CELEBRATING LANCASTER COUNTY'S PEOPLE, SCENERY,

HERITAGE, STYLE & POINT OF VIEW SINCE 1987.

September 2016

Ginger Carrot Soup

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The Long & Short of It

Isn’t it odd how food can trigger a memory. Back in June, my son, Charlie, treated me to a Nationals game in D.C. I haven’t been in D.C. in probably ...Read More

A Vacation for Cooking

Most people view vacations as a break from cooking. But, visitors to Fairview Cottage, an Airbnb in West Hempfield Township, are inspired to cook, due in part to the bounty ...Read More

Food Anthropology

What do you get when you combine the rustic simplicity of Italian cooking, the top-notch hospitality of Napa Valley and a love of fresh, vibrant and locally sourced ingredients? You ...Read More

Celebrating Lancaster County’s Roots Deep, Fertile and Flourishing

It must have been more than luck that brought our ancestors to this area. Somehow, they had to sense that Lancaster County’s soil is truly exceptional. Did you know that our ...Read More

Fashion Plate

According to the Pantone Institute, fall’s color menu is being inspired by things we crave: tranquility, strength and optimism. Those sentiments translate to colors such as Airy Blue, Aurora Red ...Read More

Mutiny of the Bounty

Does the thought of one more sliced tomato, stuffed pepper, ear of corn or zucchini whatever make you want to stage a revolt? Fall arrives on September 22 and with ...Read More

Community of Oasis at Bird-in-Hand

Local, organic, GMO-free, pasture-fed, free range … if those are words you live by, this collective of earth-friendly and horse-powered farmers is for you. The Philosophy It all begins with the soil: ...Read More

Butt, Who Knew!

This year I saw two of the movies that were up for a fair share of Oscars. Those were Maestro

Get Composting with Lancaster Compost Co-Ops!

And you thought composting was just for people who have large yards and/or expansive gardens. Think again! Composting is for

The U.S. Women’s Open is Returning to Lancaster!

May 28-June 2 at Lancaster Country Club Golf fans, the ladies are making a return trip to Lancaster and the

No Foolin’, April Has Arrived

Spring has sprung! It’s time to get out and enjoy all that the season has to offer. Best Kept Secrets

So Many Choices … So Little Time: Lancaster

It was apropos that the preview of Lancaster City Restaurant Week was held at a restaurant named Decades. The annual

Oh, Henrietta!

Henrietta Heisler is one of the talented women who Eliot Sefrin, the founder of Kitchen & Bath Design News, credits

Cherry Blossom Time

Mention cherry blossoms and visions of Washington, D.C., immediately come to mind. However, you don’t need to travel to the

Cheesecake Revival

Have you noticed? Cheesecake is experiencing a resurgence in popularity. From grocery stores and bakeries to specialty shops such as