PHILADELPHIA — As children, many of us were warned in jest that swallowing watermelon seeds would make melons grow in our bellies.
The Kroger Co. and Instacart declared on Thursday they would be partnering up on a national expansion which would bring same-day delivery of groceries to 75 additional Kroger stores throughout the country.
The first day of fall is almost a month away, but that didn't stop Starbucks from bringing back one of its most iconic pumpkin-flavored items of the autumn season on Tuesday: the pumpkin spice latte.
Emerald Evergreen was chosen as the best-tasting tomato variety at the Aiken County Farmers Market during a competition Saturday, Aug. 18.
Some of my favorite summer memories include sweet corn – dripping with butter at the state fair; popped and salty at the drive-in movie theater; slathered with mayonnaise, cheese and chile powder at street festivals; sweet and crunchy in salads at the family picnic.
Nothing can put a dampener on fun, outdoorsy plans like a summer thunderstorm, especially for kids who are stuck inside during bad weather.
DALLAS — Ellington Young, 7, of Cedar Hill, Texas, loves to help out in the kitchen, making ice pops, pizza and even homemade apple dumplings.
When Mandy Belcher quit her corporate job, she never expected she would start her own baking business two days later.
Greek food is one of the world’s great cuisines, and no wonder. The civilization has been around for thousands of years, and for all of that time they have been perfecting ways to cook with the wonderful, fresh ingredients they have on hand: fish, lamb, olives, lemons, cinnamon, garlic, hone…
Strawberries, cherries, apricots, peaches, nectarines, blueberries – the confluence of summer fruit seasons creates one of the most magical culinary moments of the year.
(TNS) — It’s summer, and the sun is relentless, merciless, heartless. The air hangs heavy. Your shirt sticks to your back. Beads of sweat threaten to drip into your eyes.
Enjoy the fresh flavor of wild salmon while it’s in season, mid-May to mid-September. King Salmon (also called chinook), coho and sockeye are some of the wild varieties to look for.
Ahead of Father's Day on Sunday, we thought we'd put together a list of places in Aiken to take your Dad out for a drink this weekend. Whether he's into microbrews or top shelf liquor, there is sure to be a place in Aiken that he'll enjoy.
Steak on the grill ranks as one of the best summertime meals ever. Heck, best meal ever, anytime, when cooked to perfection.
Senior citizens lined up at the H. Odell Weeks Activities Center in Aiken as early as 6:30 a.m. Monday to receive vouchers that will help them afford fresh, healthy produce.
Four flavors of gourmet ice cream made with produce from local and South Carolina farms are on the menu at select retailers.
(TNS) — Over the past few weeks, the occasional fragrance of grilled meat, wafting through my windows from enterprising neighbors, reminds me, in a not so subtle way, that it’s time to clean the grill – and that I’m really hungry.
In 2016, Molly Gordon, then a senior at Aiken High, cooked up a second-place finish in a state culinary arts competition.
(TNS) — Easter baskets can be so much fun to put together for the kiddos. And while the Easter Bunny is not going to fill up a basket with broccoli and Brussels sprouts, there's no reason for the basket to be loaded with sugar either.
Brazil: the land of nuts and wax, home to beautiful beaches and many beautiful people, where one of the world’s largest statues of Jesus looks out over great wealth and some of the world’s worst poverty.
(TNS) — Remember when there were no food processors? My mom, a “gourmet” cook before “foodies” existed, used just a blender and a hand mixer until the mid-1970s when home cooks started buying this new appliance. All of a sudden, dishes that had been out of reach to the home cook tumbled into…
(TNS) — Cod, a popular Irish fish, is coated with an Irish whiskey sauce for a quick dinner that is perfect for St. Patrick’s Day or for any quick dinner. Fresh chives add flavor and green color to celebrate the day.
(TNS) — Walking into an Asian grocery store for the first time can be a daunting experience. Many of the labels aren’t in English, or the English is misspelled or indecipherable. You’re left with reading tiny type on the back or trying to mime to someone who may not speak English fluently.
DALLAS — Urvashi Pitre of Keller, Texas, is known as “The Butter Chicken Lady,” but let’s correct that. It should really be “Dr. Butter Chicken Lady.”
Roseanne Martino learned how to cook early on. Martino, who moved to Aiken last December from south Florida, grew up on a farm in New York state in the Hudson Valley area.
GRANITEVILLE — In early January, James Stefanakos starts ramping up production at his chocolate company, carrying a dozen or so of his popular chocolate bars for orders.
Chili con carne is as American as Super Bowl. Some like it hot, some like it mild, but almost everyone likes chili. It’s a perfect dinner for Super Bowl weekend coming up. Here’s a recipe that’s great for parties and great for a quick, easy dinner for two.
I was paging through “Grilled Cheese Kitchen,” by Heidi Gibson with Nate Pollak (Chronicle Books, $19.95), months ago when a sandwich caught my eye. And not just any old sandwich, but one so outrageous — a three-layer tower of grilled cheese, some with bacon or jalapeños — that it shouted “m…
WILLISTON — As a gentleman walked into Seeds Cafe, Farm and Market from the brisk weather on Monday morning, he greeted cafe owner LaRahna Hughes and ordered two cups of coffee to go.
Seasonal sweet treats and multi-course meals tempt even the most dedicated healthy eaters during the holidays. That’s why the American Heart Association is sharing tips to keep the CSRA stay on track this festive season.
- Prince Edward visits Aiken, plays court tennis
- Florence brings some wind, rain to Aiken
- Florence gives Aiken County a wet weekend
- Prince Edward's visit to Aiken on Monday has been canceled
- Aiken woman charged with DUI in fatal collision on Augusta Road
- Highway Patrol is asking for help with information in Aiken County hit and run
- Aiken County car crash sends two to Augusta hospital with 'serious' injuries
- Authorities seek help finding wanted Aiken man
- Crime blotter for Sept. 16
- Report: Aiken's older population will continue to grow
- Battle in the Alley
- ADPS' Lt. Karl Odenthal Retires
- The Holistic and Wellness Fair
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Sept. 14
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Sept. 11
- Wildlife Appreciation 101, for Seniors
- Tenth Annual Prism Concert
- Aiken County Animal Shelter pets for adoption for Sept. 7
- Most Wanted by Aiken County Sheriff's Office: Sept. 18
- Aiken's Makin' opens as crowds flock to downtown