April 12, 2018 RSS feed / Features

Simple Vegetarian Spring Pasta Salad

A great pasta salad is a beautiful thing. It anchors a picnic, potluck or buffet with aplomb. It’s portable, flexible, and easily and often vegetarian. More...

Today In History

Civil War Begins April 12, 1861

Today is Thursday, April 12, the 102nd day of 2018. There are 263 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On April 12, 1861, the Civil War began as Confederate forces opened fire on Fort Sumter in South Carolina. On this date: More...

Studies Link Legal Marijuana With Fewer Opioid Prescriptions

NEW YORK (AP) – Can legalizing marijuana fight the problem of opioid addiction and fatal overdoses? Two new studies in the debate suggest it may. More...

Plowing A Path: State To Buy Farms To Help New Farmers

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) – Rhode Island is launching a program to buy farms and sell them to new farmers for dirt cheap.  A farm bought for $500,000, for example, could then be sold for $100,000. More...

Try This Eggplant And Chicken Marinara, A One-Dish-Wonder

Many eggplant recipes start with slicing or dicing and sauteing in oil. More...