Lifestyles

In this March 1, 2017, photo, chef Miguel Navarro inspects a Le Bleu hamburger, made with caramelized onions and blue cheese on top of portobello mushroom and lettuce, at the Atlas Meat-Free Delicatessen in Miami. When Ryan Bauhaus first started experimenting with faux meats, he fixated on recreating that subtle blood taste, settling on a tomato paste blend to mimic the acidic, iron flavor. The fatty part of meat was also not to be forgotten. Bauhaus boiled down mushrooms until he got the desired gelatinous, rubbery fat found on the back of a roast. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz)

Plant butchers use charcuterie techniques, mimic meat flavor

MIAMI — When Ryan Bauhaus first experimented with faux meats, he fixated on recreating that taste of blood, settling on a tomato paste blend to mimic the acidic, iron flavor. For the fat, Bauhaus boiled down mushrooms until he got the desired texture similar to the fat cap on a ...

Big city vacation different for Amish country girl

Dear readers, This is Verena, age 19. My mother asked me to write the column this week. Recently, my life has been so busy with working Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at the daycare. I also baby-sit for my friend’s three little boys whenever they need a sitter. I love children, so it makes ...

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Janice Campbell, a 2014 Bristol High School graduate and a culinary student at Cuyahoga Community College, prepares three-course dinners for the Ultimate Culinary Clash in Cleveland. She will compete for the national title in May in San Francisco.

Bristol grad ready to cook

Culinary arts student Janice Campbell is headed for San Francisco. The 2014 Bristol High School graduate won the Ultimate Culinary Clash regional final with her full-course dinner featuring crispy cider-braised pork belly, pan-seared branzino and chocolate pave. She will compete for the ...

Livin’ hoop dreams

The words “hula hoop” bring back memories of carefree summer days of the 1960s, when those neon hoops would spin nonstop from morning to evening on neighborhood sidewalks. Since those days, hula hooping has evolved into a creative art form. Katie “Kitty” Morris of Girard said she ...

Fashions of the ’40s

WARREN — Twins Jean Flath and Jane Ablondi of Warren wanted to relive the fashion from their teenage years. The 1947 high school graduates did so during a “Fashions of the 1940s” lecture at the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library. “I always liked clothes,” Flath said. Ablondi ...

‘Aroundtoit’ disease stalls best of plans

There is serious malady most of us have — “aroundtoit.” Some days, it is worse than others. It also gets worse as we get older. When your spouse asks you to do something but you are busy with something important like reading the morning Tribune Chronicle, you may respond, “I will do ...

Senior news

RETIREES TO MEET: St. Joseph Hospital Retirees will meet for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. April 24 at Wayside Restaurant in Champion. Attendees are asked to bring a nonperishable donation for the food bank. LUNCH AND LEARN: The Niles SCOPE Senior Center is hosting a free Lunch & Learn Program ...

This Feb. 26, 2017 photo made available by WorldRedEye.com, shows rapper Snoop Dog, right, and Chef Guy Fieri, cooking together during a demonstration at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami Beach, Fla. Rappers Snoop, Action Bronson and Rev Run are ushering the culinary world into an era where shows like ÒÒMartha and SnoopÕs Potluck Dinner PartyÓ are a hit and rappers like 2 Chainz drop cookbooks along with their albums. (Ryan Troy/WorldRedEye.com via AP)

Dropping rhymes and recipes

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Rapper Snoop Dogg furiously stirred flour into a creamy bechamel sauce, a whisk in one hand and a microphone in the other during a cooking demonstration with chef Guy Fieri. He tossed herbs into the mac and cheese and spicy wing dishes with the dramatic flair of Emeril ...

This Feb. 26, 2017 photo made available by WorldRedEye.com, shows rapper Snoop Dog, right, and Chef Guy Fieri, cooking together during a demonstration at the South Beach Wine & Food Festival in Miami Beach, Fla. Rappers Snoop, Action Bronson and Rev Run are ushering the culinary world into an era where shows like ÒÒMartha and SnoopÕs Potluck Dinner PartyÓ are a hit and rappers like 2 Chainz drop cookbooks along with their albums. (Ryan Troy/WorldRedEye.com via AP)

Dropping rhymes and recipes

MIAMI BEACH, Fla. — Rapper Snoop Dogg furiously stirred flour into a creamy bechamel sauce, a whisk in one hand and a microphone in the other during a cooking demonstration with chef Guy Fieri. He tossed herbs into the mac and cheese and spicy wing dishes with the dramatic flair of ...

Weed control starts with the seeds

Weed seeds are among the most patient organisms in nature. Many weeds can produce thousands of seeds per plant per year, and those seeds might lie dormant for decades, just waiting for the right conditions to sprout. If you want to control weeds, then find where these seeds accumulate — in ...

Weed control starts with the seeds

Weed seeds are among the most patient organisms in nature. Many weeds can produce thousands of seeds per plant per year, and those seeds might lie dormant for decades, just waiting for the right conditions to sprout. If you want to control weeds, then find where these seeds accumulate — in ...

Spring break brings emptier nest for Eichers

It has been rainy and cool all week — not the best weather for the children while they are on spring break from school! I was hoping we could get the yard raked up this week, but I’m sure we will have nicer days to work outside. There is plenty to do otherwise. The boys have been getting ...

Spring break brings emptier nest for Eichers

It has been rainy and cool all week — not the best weather for the children while they are on spring break from school! I was hoping we could get the yard raked up this week, but I’m sure we will have nicer days to work outside. There is plenty to do otherwise. The boys have been getting ...

In this Wednesday, March 29, 2017 photo, artist Catherine Edgerton works on stained-glass kaleidoscopes in her home studio for her upcoming exhibit "Bottled Light" exploring mental health through books, drawings, and stained-glass kaleidoscopes, in Durham N.C. (Bernard Thomas /The Herald-Sun via AP)

Bottling light

DURHAM, N.C. — Artist Catherine Edgerton starting making stained glass kaleidoscopes the year she stopped drinking. “I was leading a pretty extroverted, chaotic life, and stopping drinking was kind of a shock. Making kaleidoscopes was a way of exploring solitude, and experimenting with ...

Young people say government should pay for health care

WASHINGTON — Most young Americans want any health care overhaul under President Donald Trump to look a lot like the Affordable Care Act signed into law by his predecessor, President Barack Obama. But there’s one big exception: A majority of young Americans dislike “Obamacare’s” ...

Health notes

ST. JOE PROGRAM: The Senior Program at St. Joseph Warren Hospital, 667 Eastland Ave. SE, Warren, will present “Health at Home” by Bridget Lackey, community health educator, Mercy Health, 1 p.m. today. Lackey will discuss how to identify a true medical emergency, when to seek immediate ...

AP / Haley Nelson, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

Camden Marx, 7, holds a black bear cub after it received ear tags March 20 in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Game Commission tracks female black bears to their dens with radio collars to check their health and tag the ears of their cubs. Occasionally, the Game Commission Officers will bring along friends or family to hold bear cubs and learn about the wildlife firsthand.

Cuddling bear cubs is just part of commission’s annual bear count

By DIANA NELSON JONES The Associated Press PITTSBURGH — Late last year, a she-bear made her den in remote woods near the Eastern Continental Divide in Cambria County. Four or five trees that had fallen into each other created a shelter, the kind of spot children would fashion into a ...

Recommended reads

From the Warren-Trumbull County Public Library staff “O Pioneers!” by Willa Cather (Adult Fiction) This riveting novel about early 20th-century Nebraskan pioneers is the story of immigrant farmers who came to America to make a new life. There are two interwoven storylines in the book. ...

New scam added to arsenal

Editor’s note: This monthly series highlights scams that target Trumbull County, particularly the senior community. Don Hyde is a retired sheriff’s deputy who is the program coordinator for the Trumbull County Office of Elderly Affairs Senior Services Unit, Warren. Contact him at ...

Lush lawn comes at cost

The coming of spring is just inches away. We can hardly wait to mow our grass. You see, having the greenest grass in the neighborhood is a definite priority. We must cut it at the right height, bag it or mulch it, fertilize it and, of course, kill all the weeds that surround it. Do we all ...