Whenever you’re grilling—outdoors or inside—it’s critical to cook meat to the proper temperature.
Cooking with herbs and spices make all the difference in the world to the end product, your meal.
Cooking meat can be tricky. You want to cook it long enough so that it’s safe to consume, but not so long that it becomes tough and unappetizing.
Cooking, heating, holiday decorations and candles all contribute to an increased risk of fire during the winter months.
I’m never without a great big jar of coconut oil. I use this magical, versatile, and healthful substance in everything from baked goods and stir fries to smoothies and coffee.
Sixth-ranked UVA missed 11 of its first 17 shots from the field and had just 16 points up on the scoreboard 14 minutes in. The defense apparently didn’t take an exam break.
UVA basketball coach Tony Bennett talks with reporters after the fifth-ranked ‘Hoos (10-0) defeated Cleveland State, 70-54, on Thursday.
Jessica and I have compiled a list of tips for a happier day in the kitchen. This list comes from owr own Thanksgiving day cooking experiences as well as some friends, moms and grandmas.
Starting November 4th, Chef Camille’s Cooking Academy will offer classes every Tuesday at 6:30pm at the Staunton YMCA.
Daniel Brooks, 17, of Waynesboro, Va., recently completed a wilderness expedition traveling in the Rocky Mountains with the National Outdoor Leadership School (NOLS).
Everywhere you turn, pumpkin is on the menu—pumpkin coffees, pumpkin ales, pumpkin breads and more. Last year, Americans spent more than $300 million on pumpkin-flavored products, according to market research from Nielsen.
Fall has arrived so why not come out to Douthat State Park to kick-off the season at Apple Day: A Celebration of Appalachian Heritage Saturday, Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the beach complex.
September is Food Safety Month and a great time to remind consumers that most foodborne illnesses are caused by foods prepared in the home.
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services asks, “What better time to celebrate one of nature’s simplest pleasures – honey – than during September, Virginia Honey Month?”
Summer’s coming to an end and Virginia students are getting ready to go back to school. Most parents think about packing a delicious and nutritious lunch for their child, but are they also thinking about its safety?
The ongoing drug investigation into an illicit manufacturing operation in Waynesboro has netted another charge for one of the participants.
The next time you toss your kitchen scraps, you might want to ask yourself if you can regrow them first!
From August 11-15, 2014, four Downtown Staunton churches are collaborating on the second annual Helping Hands Day Camp for 60 children from Staunton, Waynesboro, Richmond, and Augusta, Rockbridge and Rockingham counties.
Root vegetables are easy to grow and offer so much nutritionally (and deliciously, too!) I thought I’d put together a little primer for you to get all you can from root vegetables including how easy they are to grow and how to prepare them!
There were over a dozen new faces at Staunton Senior Center for its open house.
Where are some good eco-travel destinations right here in the continental U.S. that I can consider for a family vacation?
Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park are ready to welcome families this summer with an activity rich experience.
Regardless of how you feel about cooking dinner, nobody wants to be a slave to the kitchen. We are all so busy these days that we need as many shortcuts as we can possibly find for getting a good home-cooked meal on the table with the minimum amount of stress!
After a long week on an island, in the Florida sun I was in the mood for something from the grill and that tastes beachy. I am not quite ready to be done with my vacation. So I adapted a balsamic chicken recipe I’ve been making for a while, adding a little heat and some Georgia peaches as well.
We have a special weekend coming up in the USA. The Fourth of July is a great reason to get out the grill and invite family, friends and neighbors for a picnic. Just be careful you don’t invite an unwanted guest: foodborne illness.
When you make the decision to go Paleo, it could get complicated, especially if you have a vegetarian in your cave to feed.
Skyland Resort and Big Meadows Lodge in Shenandoah National Park are proud to welcome military personnel and their families during the summer season with a special 20% mid-week lodging discount as a thank you for their outstanding courage and dedication to our country.
Chicken breasts are a great starting point for a delicious and healthy meal. They’re a very lean source of protein and an excellent item to serve to your family on a regular basis.
The positive impact of Obamacare cannot be disputed. Millions of Americans are now eligible to enroll in health plans and receive health benefits. The impact is immeasurable.
While you’re grilling a Virginia beef burger or picnicking with farm-fresh produce, be sure to celebrate Memorial Day and other summer events safely.
The Waynesboro Police Department arrested a Ruckersville man on multiple charges after a brief foot chase Thursday evening that ended near the Salvation Army.
There are more than 240 farmers’ markets in Virginia, and now more consumers than ever can shop at them as the U.S. Department of Agriculture expands the mobility of its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
For the second year in row, Emeritus at Staunton is seeking to help combat senior malnutrition by joining in Emeritus’ nationwide effort to deliver more than 10,000 meals to seniors across America in the next 60 days in honor of National Food Month.
It seems like the more you do to feed your family properly, the harder it is to keep the grocery budget in check. Using the crock pot is a great way to stretch a dollar for several reasons.
On Feb. 25th, Nickie Aldridge, Innkeeper at Tree Streets Inn in Waynesboro, Va received honorable mention for her Gluten Free Coconut Pancakes at the Bed & Breakfast Association of Virginia’s Annual Conference Cooking Contest.
Project GROWS, a non-profit farm located in Augusta County, recently announced that it is offering the community another season of fresh, local produce through its Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) Program in 2014.
Alisher Dadabayev, MD, a pain management specialist, has joined the Augusta Health Pain Management Clinic in Fishersville. The practice is located in the Medical Office Building on the Augusta Health campus.
My children were up at the counter helping me with age-appropriate tasks right from the time they were in diapers. I never had to worry that they wouldn’t know how to put a meal on the table when they were out on their own!
Ever come across a recipe that you have all of the ingredients for, but you’re lacking in the hours of cooking time it requires? (This always happens in that precious hour you have before supper is due to be ready, doesn’t it?) Enter the pressure cooker.
Instead of scrambling and looking for replacements for bread and cereal, try to focus on eating for your best health. Get out of the “live to eat” mindset and adopt the attitude of “eat to live.”