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    A vegetable mosaic for the holidays

    For every season, there is a reason — and a time to cook. And since ‘Tis The Season to share good food with family and friends, Christmas may be the time to make a spectacular vegetable side. Whether you’re bringing a dish to your mom’s, to your sister’s, to Aunt Mabel’s, or to your hipster friend’s house in Fishtown, or just cooking at home, everyone will be more than happy to pass the plate and enjoy this special vegetable medley.


    Getting ready to celebrate The Festival of Lights

    It was all so simple.


    Longtime Times’ printer dies at 69

    Bob Nines, who spent many years working as a printer for the Philadelphia Bulletin and Northeast Times, died last week. He was 69.


    Baking for the bazaar

    The Northeast Times will be celebrating an anniversary soon, and will be giving away aprons. Email or mail one of your favorite recipes to me to receive an apron. Your recipe may be published in the anniversary issue.


    Santa’s favorite cookies

    The Northeast Times is celebrating an anniversary soon, and will be giving away some aprons. Email or mail your favorite recipe to me to win an apron. Your recipe may be published in the anniversary issue.


    Sweets after supper

    I live in a house with guys who appreciate good, homemade pies, especially at Thanksgiving time. And I appreciate their appreciation. Instant gratification, for a cook, is an empty pie plate. It’s thankfulness come full circle.


    A savory celebration

    A new Wawa with gas pumps opened at Grant Avenue and Academy Road. To celebrate, a ribbon-cutting presentation was held with local council members. A hoagie-building contest was held between the Fire Department’s Ladder 31 and the Police Department’s 8th district. The police department won, making 53 hoagies in three minutes. 


    Food for football

    We remember our veterans this time of year, and a special date comes to mind. Nov. 11, of course – the day World War I, the Great War, ended. In remembrance of all of our veterans, I’m sending a shoutout and a big “Thank You,” and hope you had a Happy Veterans Day.


    Masked man robs Dunkin Donuts in Mayfair

    It took less than one minute for a masked man to rob a Mayfair doughnut shop at gunpoint on Oct. 26.