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Back to school recipes

Across the city, the hum of air conditioners has ceased, as has the sound of splashing water in the pools. Neighborhoods have grown quiet. On the horizon, you can see it coming ever so cautiously down the street. The mere sight of it strikes terror in young hearts while at the same instant it induces total and unequivocal tranquility in the hearts of their mothers. It’s big. It’s yellow. Here comes the school bus!


Letters to the Editor: August 20, 2014

Teach gun safety, PPD


Get extra calcium from yogurt

At any time, hundreds of species of bacteria — both potentially harmful and potentially helpful — inhabit the human digestive tract.


Feeling like the only person in America not on vacation

Yoo-hoo! Is anybody out there? Come out, come out, wherever you are!


Cocktail hour clams

“He that sups with the devil needs a long spoon.”— English Proverb


Letters to the Editor: August 13, 2014

Attacking our pensions


Best of Basil

My basil was out of control.   


Letters to the Editor: August 6, 2014

Treatment at Aria ER


Dig into some French Onion Soup

“Let’s go to Pittsburgh,” I said, when the possibility of a long weekend trip came up a few weeks ago. Why not? Having traveled some miles over the years, Pittsburgh was one relatively close destination we’d talked about but never visited.


Snow in the summer

As we flip the calendar and leave July, we leave behind National Ice Cream Month, which was first declared by President Reagan in 1984. August usually brings even hotter temperatures and higher humidity to Philly. What better way to beat the heat than to enjoy some icy indulgences?